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Lisa Macuja lives up to title as ‘ballerina of the people’

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If you’ve been getting eyestrain from the “Yolanda” postings on Facebook and frustrated by news of unwieldy rescue and relief operations, it might be a good idea to get a quick fix at the theater.

Posted: November 18th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Ballet Manila’s ‘Nutcracker,’ ‘La Bayadere’ to raise funds for ‘Yolanda’ victims

Lisa Macuja-Elizalde has announced that all proceeds from ticket sales to her “Swan Song Series” Year 3 shows will be donated to relief operations for the victims of Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”

Posted: November 18th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

In the company of legends


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As I was leaving the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) the other night, still in a state of euphoria and hoarse from screaming “bravo” at curtain call, someone asked me, “Will you do a review?”

Posted: October 20th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

‘Legends’ Lisa Macuja, Cecile Licad, Lea Salonga get back together for ‘Encore’

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“LEGENDS and the Classics Encore” is a showcase of music, song and dance.

The first day of rehearsals for last year’s “The Legends and the Classics” had just finished. The orchestra members had all filed out. The stagehands were packing up.

Posted: October 7th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

Lisa Macuja performs ‘Carmen’ at FEU

Far Eastern University (FEU), through its President’s Committee on Culture (PCC), will present Ballet Manila’s production of “Carmen,” featuring prima ballerina Lisa Macuja-Elizalde, on Sept. 25, 3 p.m., at the historic FEU Auditorium.

Posted: September 16th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

A good year to grow–and to give consumers more of what they want

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LISA Macuja Elizalde

Riding the wave of optimism that the start of 2013 is bringing, retailers in fashion, food and consumer products are all set to grow. Seems like the more forward-thinking entrepreneurs are consolidating the lessons learned from last year—especially about the habits and nuances of their respective core markets—and making sure that their loyal buyers keep buying.

Posted: January 20th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

4th quarter report card on the performing arts: Swan songs, classics and revivals

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TENOR Rogelio “Jun” Peñaverde as Ferrando in Mozart’s “Cosi Fan Tutte”

It was a triple whammy for prima ballerina Lisa Macuja in her “Swan Song Series 2012” at the Star City Complex: “Don Quixote,” “Giselle” and “Carmen.”

Posted: January 6th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

Lisa Macuja says farewell to Kitri, Giselle and Carmen

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Lisa Macuja-Elizalde

It is hard to believe that in a span of three weekends last October, prima ballerina Lisa Macuja-Elizalde bade farewell to three of her favorite roles: Kitri in “Don Quixote,” Giselle and Carmen.

Posted: November 11th, 2012 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Photos & Videos | Read More »

‘Legends’: The concert event of the year!

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STANDING ovation for trio of iconic talents

Conjure a diva, Lea Salonga; a prima ballerina, Lisa Macuja; and a piano virtuoso, Cecile Licad, and make them share the stage together. Rather than outdoing one another, they sincerely express their individual artistic prowess, underscoring the sterling artistry of the Filipino before the world, and what do you have?

Posted: March 26th, 2012 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

A tale of two ballerinas

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Vella dancing in "Carmen" with partner Rupert Acuña. Choreograher was Eric V. Cruz

The year 1954 was not a very good year for ballet, especially not for aspiring ballerinas. By an edict from the Archbishop of Manila himself, any Catholic school student caught in violation was to be expelled

Posted: October 23rd, 2011 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Lisa Macuja: The third degree

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For someone whose body was never considered ideal for ballet, Lisa Macuja-Elizalde has ironically carved a long and productive career in it. Her story is the stuff dreams are made of: A scholarship to study at the Vaganova Choreographic Institute in  Russia at 18, top of her class graduate two years later, first foreigner to [...]

Posted: October 1st, 2011 in Uncategorized | Read More »

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