Alice Reyes, back at Ballet Philippines, reintroduces company classics to ‘a new audience’

In the run-up to its golden anniversary in 2019, Ballet Philippines (BP) wants to bring the company’s classics “to a new audience.”

Alice Reyes, BP artistic director emerita, calls her plan “reaching out to as many levels of society” while performing anew the works that made the company the preeminent classical and contemporary dance company that it is now.

The fun starts on Aug. 18 with “A Gala Celebration,” an anthology of choreographic gems “handpicked to showcase the excellence at the company’s core,” including Agnes Locsin’s “Salome”; Bam Damian’s “Minamahal, Sinasamba”; Edna Vida’s “Vision of Fire”; Norman Walker’s “Summer’s End”; and an excerpt from the classical pie…Keep on reading: Alice Reyes, back at Ballet Philippines, reintroduces company classics to ‘a new audience’

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