«TAO PO!» — We Are Here!
Featuring KAYAMANAN NG LAHI PHILIPPINE FOLK ARTS, in celebration of its 26th year!
“Tao Po!” – We Are Here! is a multi-disciplinary production that will cover the breadth of Philippine folk-based dance, music and song, juxtaposed with contemporary dance forms and musical stylings with underlying positive social messages, especially relevant in today's society. The show declares that Filipinos are here, there and everywhere, adding to the richly diverse cultural landscape of America. The evening will feature guest stars Deedee Magno Hall and Jennifer Paz of singing group Mama Bares and voice actors of «Steven Universe», original music by Anthony Fedorov of «American Idol», and the Glendale Community College Concert Singers with their musical director Dr. Peter Green. The performance will also include appearances from the following special guests:
Rondalla Club of Los Angeles — Philippine rondalla
Giovanni Ortega — actor, writer, director
Annie Nepomuceno – singer, T.V. personality, producer
Marc Macalintal – musical director
Guro Alvin Catacutan — Kali master
Beatriz Eugenia Vasquez – dancer / choreographer
Faith Santilla and Alison de la Cruz – spoken word
Vince Reyes — musician
Culture Shock Los Angeles – hip-hop urban dance
Kumu Keali’i Ceballos – Kumu Hula guest choreographer
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