Airdance's Christopher "Dax" Chan's piece "Men-ta-li-tic" was performed at the Koryolab 2019 last August 24 & 25, 2019, at the Tanghalang Huseng Batute, Cultural Center of the Philippines. The piece was performed by fellow Airdance Company Members Ian Nick Tiba, Joshua Bajado, and Brian Moreno.
Koryolab is a laboratory platform for development and presentation of short dance pieces by mid-career choreographers in a black box space. Mentored by dance luminaries Denisa Reyes and Myra Beltran, Koryolab is part of the CCP Choreographers Series that aims to become the prime mover in the contemporary expression of the Filipino soul.
“Dance," said the Sheep Man. "Yougottadance. Aslongasthemusicplays. Yougotta dance. Don'teventhinkwhy. Starttothink, yourfeetstop. Yourfeetstop, wegetstuck. Wegetstuck, you'restuck. Sodon'tpayanymind, nomatterhowdumb. Yougottakeepthestep. Yougottalimberup. Yougottaloosenwhatyoubolte
― Haruki Murakami, Dance Dance Dance
Airdance, in partnership with FRINGE and Green Sun, presents the second season of “OPUS SERIES”, a platform for the emerging choreographers of the company. Opus Series will showcase new contemporary dance choreographies and performances.
Featured choreographers for the second installment of the series are Airdance company members Fechie Briguel Babaran, Ian Nick Gelladuga Tiba, Joshua Bajado, and Brian Moreno. This production will also feature guest choreographer Byutti Balaga, as culmination of the 2018 residency program started by former artistic director Rhosam Villareal Prudenciado Jr.
Opus Series will be on Saturday, February 23, 2019, 7:00pm at the Focus Room, Green Sun, 2285 Chino Roces Ave. Ext., Makati City. Tickets are at P300 only (discounted to P200 for Seniors and Students).
Airdance is proud to have been part of PULSO: FILIPINO DANCE GALA 2018. A dance production celebrating unity in dance and showcasing the country’s outstanding artists and dance groups, PULSO FILIPINAS highlights the Philippines’ diverse dance culture with works ranging from ethnic/folk, contemporary, hip-hop/jazz, ballroom to classical ballet. Under the artistic direction of Paul Morales, the event also includes Body Talks: workshops, forum, dance talks, and other dance appreciation activities.
Catch us on our second production for this year's Fringe Manila 2018.
For the first time ever, Airdance gets into an all-aerial arts show featuring the dancing body and how it challenges space and defies gravity. Told entirely in the language of aerial arts, this story is on height, hangs, and hope.
Date&Time: Feb 24, 7pm
Venue: The Eye, Green Sun
Chino Roces Ave. Ext., Makati City
Ticket Price: 300 regular 200 student