Ballet Philippines, the country's premiere dance company, caps its 38th season with the sensual, flamboyant rhythms of the salsa, rumba, bossa nova, reggae and Caribbean music in "Latin Heat."
Featured choreographers for this dance spectacle are Alden Lugnasin, Jeffrey Espejo and Naomi Tolome-Jaena. BP Artistic Director is Bam Damian. Executive Director is Sandy Hontiveras.
Special guest performers are the Guitar Friends Ensemble composed of guitar aficionados from various fields: Maestro Jose Valdez, professor of music and classical guitarist; Armando "Tabo" Derecho, classical guitarist and luthier; Greg Yu, businessman and sportsman; Vince Abella, professional and entrepreneur; Jady Vitug, businessman; Dr. Diony Cruz, a general surgeon; Rich Hontiveros-Griner, guitar student of the Saint Scholastica's School of Music; Ma-An Hontiveros, BP President and media executive; and Antonio "Tony Boy" Cojuangco.
Adding more heat to this Latin extravaganza is Salsa Manila, the foremost salsa group in the Philippines headed by Ms. Christine Hipe.
Latin Heat runs March 14-16 at the CCP Little Theater. For more information, call 5510221, 5511003 or 8326011, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.