Filipino Masterpieces


The Great Classics


the nutcracker


By popular demand, the “Golden Boy of Ballet”, Joseph Phillips, will return to Manila from Russia to perform the role of the Nutcracker Prince, partnering PBT’s home grown ballerinas,  Lobreza Pimentel and Regine Magbitang who will take on the roles of Clara and the Sugar Plum Fairy.


Dancing in One Voice


CCP Main Theatre

  • September 26 - 8 PM
  • September 27 - 6 PM

Philippine Ballet Theatre with guest vocal artists:

  • Rachelle Gerodias
  • Byeong-In Park
  • Leah Patricio
  • Nino Alejandro
  • Tanya Diaz
  • Timmy Pavino

don  quixote

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The classic favourite returns! Don Quixote features some of the most virtuosic dancing in the classical repertory.

Don't miss the funny and romantic ballet critics call "a collection of 'tales of the lovelorn' translated into eye popping episodes of passion and frivolity, intimacy, and spectacle... an impossible dream come true."

Artistic Director: Ronilo Jaynario

Music: Ludwig Minkus

Original Choreography: Marius Petipa

Restaged by: Anatoly Panasyukov

Lead Artists:

  • Joseph Phillips as Basilio
  • Lobreza Pimentel as Kitri
  • Peter San Juan as Basilio
  • Regine Magbitang as Kitri



Le Corsaire



Le Corsaire (The Pirate) follows the escapades of a dashing pirate, Conrad, who journeys across the high seas to save his beautiful harem girl, Medora. It is a swashbuckling fantasy tale of captive maidens and cutthroats, love and betrayal.

Artistic Director: Ronilo Jaynario

Music: Adolphe Charles Adam

Original Choreography: Francis LeComb

Restaged by: Ronilo Jaynario

Lead Artists:

  • Veronica Ylagan as Medora
  • Lemuel Capa as Conrad
  • Regine Magbitang as Medora
  • Nordic Caraig as Conrad

The Nutcracker



The Nutcracker Ballet is based on the story "The Nutcracker and the King of Mice" written by E.T.A. Hoffman.  Although what is seen on the stage today is different in detail from the original story, the basic plot remains the same; The story of a young German girl who dreams of a Nutcracker Prince and a fierce battle against a Mouse King with seven heads.

Artistic Director: Ronilo Jaynario

Lead Artists:

  • Lemuel Capa as The Nutcracker Prince
  • Regine Magbitang as Clara
  • Loby Pimentel as Sugar Plum
  • Peter San Juan as The Nutcracker Prince
  • Loby Pimentel as Clara
  • Regine Magbitang as Sugar Plum




The story of Carmen can leave you breathless. The passion, the drama, the love, the tragedy combine in such a way that one's heart feels as though it might stop at any moment from sheer anticipation.

Artistic Director: Ronilo Jaynario

Music: Georges Bizet

Choreography: Ronilo Jaynario

Lead Artists:

  • Bianca Trocino as Carmen
  • Lemuel Capa as Don Jose
  • Joanna Galeste as Carmen
  • Peter San Juan as Don Jose