Balletcenter Cebu back with shows on Sept. 17 and 18

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AFTER a two-year hiatus, Balletcenter Cebu is back with shows on Sept. 17 and 18. Artistic directors Gregory Aaron and Nicolas Pacaña present “Summer Spectacular 2022” featuring the 30-minute classical ballet “Paquita.” It stars Cheron Kishes Co and Khynloyd Genson.

This classical excerpt has charmed audiences around the world for generations, showcasing principal and soloist variations with classical purity.

Additionally, Balletcenter is bringing back Garbo Sugbo Nicolas Pacana’s “Outcast.” It stars Kissy Deanne Acar and Anthony Gabriel Retuya. This ballet is about the Philippine experience during WW2, and it was highly successful when it premiered in 2019.

On Sept. 17 and 18, there will be young children’s matinées at 1:30 p.m. featuring a cast of 270 students ages 3 and up, performing to an eclectic mix of classical and popular music. Also on the matinée program will be excerpts from “Paquita” and “Outcast.”

The gala performances at 6:30 p.m. will feature “Paquita” and “Outcast” performed by pre-pro and professional dancers. Included in the gala are intermediate junior levels dancing to a medley of classical and jazz music.

Venue will be SM Seaside City Cebu Centerstage, with tickets sold at P500, P300 and P200.

For more information, call (0995) 281-9485 or come and visit Balletcenter located at Suite No. 302, 3rd level, Ayala Center Cebu, Archbishop Reyes Ave., Cebu Business Park, Cebu City, Philippines.

Food and drinks are not allowed in the theater. Only guests aged 3 and older are allowed entry. These performances are sponsored by Fil Arts and Design Int’l Inc., Helen’s Lechon and Love Radio. (PR)