Would you like to become a professional ballerina and dance with the countryâ€™s most prolific ballet
Are you interested to study and be trained by no less than the only Philippine-based prima ballerina, Liza Macuja-Elizalde?
Then by all means, make your summer dream
come true by enrolling on March 24 and 25 at the Ballet Manila School which is opening auditions for female company members, apprentices and scholars.
Interested parties may register beginning 10 a.m. while audition proper starts at 2 p.m. on both days.
Registration fee is P300. Full and half scholarships
will be available to deserving young talents.
Meanwhile, applicants who do not qualify for a scholarship are welcome to enroll as regular paying students for the summer workshop.
Now on its 17th year, Ballet Manila Schoolâ€™s annual Intensive Summer Training Workshop is scheduled to begin on April 10 and will culminate in a first full-length recital of â€œSwan Lake!â€ on May 26 to 27 at the Aliw Theater.
The recital will involve more than 200 students and Project Ballet Futures scholars
Classes offered include classical ballet technique taught in five levels: Baby Ballet, Level I, Level II, Level III and Level IV; Apprentice Class; and Modern Dance
. (Adult ballet and yoga may also be held depending on the number of enrolees.)
BM artistic director and Principal Ballerina Ms. Elizalde and Artistic Associate Osias Barroso lead a highly qualified faculty of experienced professional dancers-cum-teachers trained in the Vaganova (Russian) technique.Aside from the tuition
and recital fees, BM School offers an affordable package that includes: tickets to the recitals, costume rentals, pictorial for the souvenir program, souvenir program, and other miscellaneous fees
will be from Tuesdays to Saturdays at the Ballet Manila studios at 1915 Donada Street in Pasay City.
Interested parties are encouraged to enroll or make reservations in advance, as each class will only be limited to 20 students for a more effective instruction
For inquiries, call Ballet Manila at 400-0292 and 525-5967 or you may visit the website www.balletmanila.com.ph
or email [email protected]