Sarah Atayde

Sarah began her classical ballet training at age 7 at the School of Ballet Manila. She spent her basic training in the Vaganova Method here, under Elline Damian, Sunshine Huang, and Pamela Asper-Espejo. She was also taught by Directors Lisa Macuja and Osias Barroso. In her youth she participated in various productions of the Ballet Manila School and Company.

She began her training at Academy One Music & Dance Center in 2003 under Director, Cherish Garcia, and continued on to train under the tutelage of Pamela and Jeffrey Espejo.  At Academy One she completed multiple Australian Conservatoire of Ballet and Royal Academy of Dance examinations.

In 2010 she obtained a full scholarship to the CCP Dance School and later became a Company Scholar at Ballet Philippines. At Ballet Philippines, she trained with Noordin Jumalon and Victor Ursabia. She performed in productions of the CCP Dance School and Ballet Philippines.

Ballet

Sarah was a member of the Marie Eugenie Theater of The Assumption and METTA Dance Theater from 2006-2009. She trained in the preforming arts with METTA’s Artistic Director and The Julliard School’s, Ana Valdes-Lim. She was also coached by Assumption College San Lorenzo President, Carmen “Pinky” Valdes. Among her performances with the Marie Eugenie Theater of The Assumption was with the Philippine delegation at the canonization celebration of St. Marie Eugenie at the Piazza Navona in Rome, Italy.

 

Patricia Obial

Patricia Obial, started her dance training at the age of 5 in Academy One Music and Dance Center under the tutelage of Cherish Garcia, Jeffrey Espejo, and Pamela Asprer-Espejo.

She has taken the Royal Academy of Dance and the Australian Conservatoire of Ballet examinations from 2009-2013.

Ballet

In 2014, she received a full scholarship from De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde in consortium with Ballet Philippines. During her stay in Benilde, she performed in different dance productions and has created numerous works, most notably her thesis production entitled, Gray Matter.

In 2018, she graduated Honorable Mention with a degree in Bachelor of Performing Arts major in Dance. Patricia is also a certified Progressing Ballet Technique teacher.

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Paranaque City, Philppines

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0917 832 3355 / 0917 622 3663

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