Ballet Philippines battles Disney, typhoons and poverty to endure

posted October 21, 2019 at 06:15 pm
by  AFP
From fierce typhoons and tight budgets to losing its dancers to cruise ships and theme parks, Ballet Philippines has weathered almost every type of storm, but as it celebrates its 50th anniversary the renowned arts organization is determined the show will go on.

Ballet Philippines battles Disney, typhoons and poverty to endure

Unlike in Russia and the West, there is no national program for spotting dancing talent in the Philippines and few get an early start—those that succeed must battle to make their mark. 

Topics: Ballet Philippines , dance , Disney
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