CCP launches Performatura Festival in the Reading Month

The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), through its Intertextual Division, celebrates the National Reading Month of November with Performatura Festival, Performing Literatures on November 6, 7 and 8. Performatura Festival, the free three-day event in various venues of the Center, has over 200 local and international participating artists. The Department of Education (DepEd) declared […]


UP Writers Club lights up Katipunan with Lit Up

UP Writers Club will have its second Lit Up this Friday, February 20, at My Place, Katipunan, from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. This literary fair aims to foster literary camaraderie among writing organizations from different colleges as well as give student writers an avenue to feature their work.


Sipat Lawin forges ahead with Theater-in-a-Backpack Workshop Series.

GYM FOR THE HEART: Performance Workshop. Sipat Lawin Ensemble’s Theater-in-a-Backpack Workshop Series. SHORT COURSE: May 19-23, 6-10pm and May 24 at 1-5pm. FULL COURSE: MAY 19-30 at 6-10pm (*May 24 and 25 1-5pm) Venue: Pugad Lawin Studio, Victoria Abandoned School, 79 Ermin Garcia Ave, Brgy Pinagkaisahan, Cubao, Quezon City. LIMITED SLOTS. For inquiries and reservations, […]


The Bard’s sonnets and stories to be performed in “have thy Will”

“have thy Will,” an original, all-Filipino production that re-imagines selected Shakespearean sonnets and the stories that they tell, will be staged at the UP Teatro Hermogenes Ylagan at 6 PM on December 6, 2013. The single show closes the first University of the Philippines International Shakespeare Conference on Shakespeare in Asia.  Devised and directed by […]


Sipat Lawin Ensemble breaks barriers and genres with KARNABAL: A DEF. DEFYING FESTIVAL: Works Beyond Definitions

“Def.” stands for “definition”, best explaining the mix of programmed performances as transgressing norms and going beyond definitions of art and what it should be.  Karnabal aims to highlight works on the edge, in between the lines, dynamic, bold, liminal, death- and depth-defying; and to explore new modes of production and performance-making. It serves as […]


Call for Participation to Pagtitipon/Gathering, the first conference on performance studies

A gathering connotes a communion of multiples, the coming together of things, objects, persons, ideas, practices already there, and being here, becoming one thing, something, now, without erasing previous autonomous, plural, existences. Perhaps it is a different, not necessarily new, way of being together; one that seeks to probe into the interstices of our differences […]


Poets and musicians perform for Subic Bay rehab this March 31

In association with the 2nd Subic Bay Water Summit, OOPS! (Olongapo Outdoor Poets Society) presents: Waters of March “We are the Waters of March.” We, the artists, are all potentially life-giving instruments. Our artistry, potent as water, is a universal solvent. Our music shall quench an inner, transcendental thirst. Our poetry, fluid as water, shall assume […]


Performance Studies Lectures at De La Salle-Manila and UP Diliman

Students, scholars, and artists and the public are invited to two lectures on March 25, 2013 to be given by Dr. Marin Blazevic from the University of Zagreb, Croatia.  The lectures will be held at the University of the Philippines Diliman and De La Salle University-Manila:  ‘(Mis)Performance Theory and Practice: A Lecture and Panel Discussion on Performance Studies’ […]