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  • Kitri in Retrospect
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    Kitri in Retrospect

    There has been much talk about Don Quixote these days as the country’s premier classical dance company, Ballet Manila, gears up to stage the timeless ballet as their closing show for their 21st performance season. Of course, when one talks about Don Quixote, the subject of Kitri—the feisty Spanish female lead— always comes about. The iconic Kitri is fa...

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  • Don Quixote: Preparing for the Big One
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    Don Quixote: Preparing for the Big One

    Get ready for a show to end all shows. As the curtain falls on Ballet Manila’s 21st performance season, the country’s premier classical dance company is set to give everything they have for their big finale, which happens to be one of the most technically-challenging ballets ever made—Don Quixote. Happening on February 24 and 25, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. and o...

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  • Starting Out Strong
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    Starting Out Strong

    ​Ballet Manila Opens 2017 with a Classic Masterpiece Opening the year in true Ballet Manila fashion, the country’s premier classical dance company is staging one of the world’s most colorful and enduring ballet pieces—Don Quixote. Happening on February 24 and 25, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. and on February 26, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at Aliw Theater, Don Quixote is k...

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  • Don Quixote, the ballet
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    Don Quixote, the ballet

    By Lisa Macuja Don Quixote is marked by spirited dancing. Lisa Macuja as Kitri is partnered by American Ballet Theater’s Parrish Maynard as Basilio in this 1993 production. Ballet Manila caps its 21st season dubbed Revenge of the Classics with Don Quixote, one of the most popular productions in the classical ballet repertoire. It is also a favorite of Ba...

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  • Ballet Manila’s Top 5 moments of 2016
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    Ballet Manila’s Top 5 moments of 2016

    In the year that it marked its 21st anniversary, Ballet Manila continued to make its presence felt in the local and international dance scenes. From its pioneering productions to its participation in festivals and competitions, BM continues to affirm its reputation as the foremost classical ballet company in the country. Here’s a look-back at Ballet ...

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