Langgam Performance Troupe Bares Acting Workshop for Ensembles

City of Taguig– The Langgam Performance Troupe (LPT) presents its second acting module offering, Bodies as One, a whole-day physical theater workshop designed specifically for ensemble performances on all Saturdays of February at the LPT headquarters. A contemporary performance company, LPT focuses on producing process-based and practice-as-research works. One of its mission points is to […]


CCP now accepting applications for Virgin Labfest 12 Writing Fellowship Program

The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) is now accepting applications for the Virgin Labfest 12 Writing Fellowship Program which will be held on July 5 – 17, 2016. The Virgin Labfest 12 Writing Fellowship Program is a two-week mentorship program on the study and practice of dramatic writing for the stage. The fellows will take part […]


Virgin Labfest 12 announces this year’s playwrights

Congratulations to this year’s playwrights for the main line-up (12 One-Act Plays), Staged Readings and Fragments of VIRGIN LABFEST!

Virgin Labfest 12

Established in 2005, the Virgin Labfest is a laboratory festival of new plays by emerging and established Filipino playwrights and held annually at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP). The Virgin Labfest aims to provide Filipino playwrights a venue to present their unpublished, unstaged, untested and untried works to theatergoing public. The Virgin Labfest is a yearly project of the Manila-based playwrights group Writer’s Bloc, Inc., acclaimed theater company Tanghalang Pilipino, and the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), in cooperation with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA).


PETA offers summer theater courses

Create new memories and see life experiences through the lenses of theater with our Theater Arts for Seniors course!  Courses offered are: Children’s Theater 1 (ages 6 to 8) Children’s Theater 2 (ages 9 to 12) Teen Theater (ages 13 to 16) Creative Musical Theater (ages 16 & up) Visual Arts (ages 16 & up) […]


In this election year, short play “Gapok” urges everyone to listen to the voices of the urban poor

Three months before the May elections, community theatre group Tanghalang Mulong Sandoval offers a short play entitled, “Gapok” which tackles urban poor families’ everyday woes and struggles. To be staged in different urban poor communities starting February 12, Gapok is about an urban poor family confronting their conflicts one morning as the community is facing […]


Bikol adaptation of Trifles to be staged, one hundred years after play’s premiere in 1916

The Bikol adaptation of Susan Glaspell’s Trifles will be staged by Teatro Ragayano this month, one hundred years after the one-act play was first staged in Wharf Theater in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Hawla, Carlos A. Arejola’s adaptation of the play considered by many as “ahead of its time”, will be staged back-to-back with Gamgam, three monologues […]


Four National Artists are the beating heart of UP Diliman Month 2016

The lives and works of four National Artists of the Philippines are at the heart of Panahon ng Luwalhati, UP Diliman’s celebration of the arts and culture month in February. The featured artists, all of whom observed their birth centennial in 2015, are: Lamberto Avellana conferred National Artist for Film in 1976, Manuel Conde (Film, […]


Red Turnip Theater presents 3rd season finale, Constellations

What if he had walked away? What if they stayed sober that night? What if she said ‘yes’? What if she said ‘no’? What if he had left? What if he had stayed? The what-ifs of Roland and Marianne’s colorful relationship play out in front of our eyes in this brisk romance in several universes. […]


Dulaang UP inihahandog ang Tisoy Brown: Hari ng Wala ngayong Pebrero

Mula sa panulat ng batikang mandudula na si Rody Vera, inihahandog ng Dulaang UP ang Tisoy Brown: Hari ng Wala, halaw sa Peer Gynt ni Henrik Ibsen. Kawangis ng pakikipagsapalaran ni Peer Gynt sa mahiwagang mundo ng Noruega, tunghayan si Tisoy Brown sa kanyang paglalayag sa laot ng dagat, pagbagtas sa kasukalan ng gubat, paglipad […]


VIRGIN LABFEST YEAR 12 now accepting script submissions

The VIRGIN LABFEST YEAR 12 is now open for script submissions! The Virgin Labfest is an annual festival of unpublished, unstaged, untried and untested works for the theater held at the Cultural Center of the Philippines. This festival is a partnership project of the Writer’s Bloc, Inc., Tanghalang Pilipino, Inc. and the Cultural Center of […]