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
- 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.
For the Senior Category, separate awards were given to the male and female participants.
1st Prize: Denise Parungao
2nd Prize: Ma. Regina Magbitang
3rd Prize: Jemima Sanielle Reyes
1st Prize Garry Corpuz
2nd Prize Victor Maguad
3rd Prize Aldrian Reifaus Ocampo
- 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).