About Us

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Carlos Deriada Jr.

Carlos started as a theater actor. He is an active member of their community theater group in Bacolod City. He honed his talent in dance during his college years in La Consolacion College, Bacolod were he graduated with a degree of Bachelor in Elementary Education.  He was  trained in Broadway Jazz,Folkdance and Ballroom.  In 2007, Carlos became a member of Airdance were he recieved his formal training in ballet,modern and contemporary. He has performed in various corporate and artistic shows of Airdance. His performances in theater include Tanghalang Pilipino's   long-run production "MULAN" and Stages Production's "WESTSIDE STORY".  He is also one of the finalist in the 2009 WIFI-BODY New Choreographers Competetion.  Carlos  also performed in the Philippine Pavillion for the WORLD EXPO 2010 in SHANGHAI CHINA.  He is grateful to his mentors who molded him in his craft ...Mr. Rene Hofellenia,Mrs. Mary anne Morales Base. Mr. Avel Bautista,Mr. Alexander Paul Morales,Ms Denisa Reyes and Ms. Ava Maureen Villanueva-Ong.

Carlo ValderramaCarlo is a graduate B.S. Fine Arts Major in Advertising at the University of Santo Thomas. He is also a former member of Chameleon Dance Company under Jojo Lucila and Ida Beltran-Lucila. He is trained intensively in modern dance, contemporary, jazz, classical ballet , butoh,aerial arts, hip hop, ethnic and folk dance. Among his dance teachers are Raul Alcoseba, Joy Coronel, Carlos "Caloy" Garcia, Jun Saagundo, Manuel Malonzo, Herbert Alvarez, Paul Morales , Avel Bautista , Reagan Cornelio and Ava Villanueva-Ong.

 

Aside from dancing he also dabbles in costume designing, set designing, events styling as well as production and stage management . He is also been the costume designers in dance productions such as "Pedro Kusinero" of Herbert Alvarez and Elena Laniog , "Itim Asu" of Myra Beltran, "Romansa" of Philippine Ballet Theater , "Neo-Filipino 2010" of Ballet Philippines and some of the recital of U.P Dance Company. In 2008 he joined Airdance Philippines and currently a Senior Company Member and serves as its Resident Costume Designer.

 

Rhosam Prudenciado Jr.Sam is a recipient of “Ani ng Dangal 2010” awarded by Pres. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and NCCA (February 2010). He is also the recipient of The French Embassy Prize for Young Choreographers of the Yokohama Dance Collection R 2009 held in Yokohama, Japan on February 5-8, 2009 and the 2008 2nd prize winner of the WiFi Body Festival New Choreographer’s Competition through his piece “Which Way?”

In 2007, he competed with UP Dance Company in the 5th Mindanao Modern Dance Competition in Koronadal South Cotabato and performed with the company for TARI 2007 in Malaysia. Rhosam was a guest artist in the 11th Daegu International Dance Festival in Daegu, South Korea in 2009; studied contemporary dance in Micadanses and Menagerie de Verre in Paris; was granted a residency program under Centre Nationale de la Danse – Hoche, Paris and performed at Theatre Darius Milhaud - Paris, France in the same year.

Marvin PeraltaFearlessly inspired to dance on and off the ground, Marvin started out as a gymnast in his early years and later on ventured into the world of dancing through Airdance, one of the Philippines’ renowned contemporary dance companies where bceame a resident dancer and aerialist. Passionately curious about everything related to dance, he recently entered his first pole competition and fortunately won 2nd runner up for the Amateur Pole solo category in the 2015 Pole Lux Competition. Constantly open to new and better ways of improving aspects of my profession, he believes that if you put your whole heart in anything and everything that you do, everything will fall into place. Marvin found that perfect place in dancing not only as a profession but as a way of life.

 

Fechie Briguel-BabaranFechie Briguel Babaran started dancing at 13 years old. under the tutelage of Andrew Mark Baris. where she trained at the Standing in the Gap (SIG) ministry. (now known) as the SIG Center for Arts. In 2007 She is graduate two years course of Hotel and Restaurant Management at the Saint Claire College of Caloocan. In 2008, Fechie Entered UP College of Music, University of the Philippines Diliman under the tutelage of Prof. Steve Villaruz, Hervert Alvarez, Ava Maureen Ong, Elena Laniog Alvarez, and Angela Baguilat. In the same year, she joined the UP Dance Company and has been performing with the group. And she studied Ballet, Modern and Contemporary Dance In 2012, fechie teaches ballet and modern dance at the MPR Classical Ballet. She is presently member of Airdance Company Philippines, as a dancer and Aerialist.

 

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