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Philippine Ballet Theatre (PBT) now in it’s 30th Season as Resident Company of the Cultural Center presents THE GREAT CLASSICS on July 29-31 at the CCP Main Theater with the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Maestro Herminigildo Ranera.

Joseph Philips and Nica Ylagan (Romeo and Juliet)
Joseph Philips and Nica Ylagan (Romeo and Juliet)

Guest artists include the “Golden Boy of Ballet”, Joseph Phillips of the Mariinsky Theatre and Jared Tan, homegrown PBT artist now with the Atlanta Ballet. Along with PBT danseurs Ian Ocampo, Peter San Juan, Matthew Davo, Jimmy Lumba, Crimson Guirjem, Mark Pineda, and Julafer Fegarido, these artists will partner PBT soloists Lobreza Pimentel, Regine Magbitang, Joni Galeste, Kim Abrogena, Veronica Atienza, and guest artist Veronica Ylagan.

For this production, Artistic Director Ronilo Jaynario has selected Act 2 of Swan Lake, the balcony scene from Romeo and Juliet, Diana and Acteon from Esmeralda, Flames of Paris and the Grand Pas de Deux from Paquita.

Lobreza Pimentel in PBT's PAQUITA
Lobreza Pimentel in PBT’s PAQUITA

The Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Herminigildo Ranera will perform on Friday, July 29 and at the Gala on Saturday, July 30, both at 8 pm. Other performances will be as follows: Saturday, July 30 at 3 pm, Sunday, July 31 at 2 pm and at 7 pm.

For inquiries and to purchase tickets, please contact the PBT (02) 632 8848; 255 8076; 217 5355, or the CCP Box Office 832-3704, Ticket World 891-9999.

For more information on Philippine Ballet Theatre or to make special booking arrangements, please contact Sylvia Lichauco-de Leon 0920/801-6845; 0917/855-5652 or email

Photos by Ms. Erica Feliz Marquez-Jacinto

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Orly has been writing for The Jellicle Blog since 2008. He is a training and development consultant by day and an art enthusiast by night. He lives in Parañaque with his mom.

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