Winners of the 1st CCP Ballet Competition Announced

Junior Category WinnersPress Release:

The Cultural Center of the Philippines is delighted to announce the winners of the
1st CCP Ballet Competition 2014 held at the Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino (CCP Little Theater) on November 6 & 8, 2014:

Junior Category (November 6):

1st Prize:         Klievert Jon Mendoza

2nd Prize:        Mikaela Lauryn Santos

3rd Prize:         Rissa May Camaclang

Special Awards:

  • Luva Adameit Award (Special Award for a female dancer): Veronica Atienza
  • Manolo Rosado Award (Special Award for a male dancer): Clark David Ortega
  • Trudl Dubsky Zipper Award (Outstanding Contemporary Choreography Award):

Stephen Biadoma for Tiktik, interpreted by Klievert Jon Mendoza.

Senior Category WinnersSenior Category (November 8):

For the Senior Category, separate awards were given to the male and female participants.

Female:

1st Prize:         Denise Parungao

2nd Prize:        Ma. Regina Magbitang

3rd Prize:         Jemima Sanielle Reyes

Male:

1st Prize          Garry Corpuz

2nd Prize         Victor Maguad

3rd Prize          Aldrian Reifaus Ocampo

Special Award:

  • Luva Adameit Award (Special Award for a Female Dancer): Angella Betina Carlos
  • Manolo Rosado Award (Special Award for a Male Dancer): A.L. Frederick Abraham
  • Trudl Dubsky Zipper Award (Outstanding Contemporary Choreography Award) :

Erl Sorilla for Dolores, Agonies of Cancer, interpreted by Aldrian Reifaus Ocampo.

The Competition consisted of two (2) parts: the first part was the rendition of the classical variations, and the second part was the performance of a contemporary piece.

The jury, composed of four (4) Filipinos and one (1) from the Asian region, were as follows:  Eddie Elejar, Carlos “Caloy” Garcia, Jeng Halili, Sonia Domingo Orevillo, and Pham Anh Phuong.

Prizes are the following:  P35,000 (1st Prize), P25,000 (2nd Prize), P15,000 (3rd Prize), and P10,000 (Trudl Dubsky Zipper Award for Outstanding Contemporary  Choreography).

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