By Fran Katigbak
It doesn’t pay to be nice and polite at Actor’s Studio East (ASE). The school, which is dedicated purely to acting, encourages students to check their niceness at the door if they are to progress in class.
By Walter Ang
Following the Edsa People Power Revolution in February 1986, the theater industry underwent changes. The Cultural Center of the Philippines saw the exit of Bulwagang Gantimpala (now Gantimpala Theater) and Teatro Pilipino from the complex, and the birth of CCP’s resident theater company Tanghalang Pilipino. Gantimpala and TP are still alive and kicking.
By Amadís Ma. Guerrero
Calling all Filipino playwrights here and abroad. Write a musical play and if it’s good or great, you stand a fighting chance to win one million Filipino bucks.
By Mandy Navasero
It was June 18, 2011, when I was commissioned to photograph Fr. James Reuter at the Our Lady of Peace Hospital in Parañaque City, where he had retired and was receiving hospice care. It was for an Asian Eye Institute photo exhibit. For the shoot, he was brought out by a caregiver to the hospital chapel.