He was currently in the film version of the Song Cycle Aswang Ghost Stories. Music and Lyrics by Florante Aguilar. He is also a regular Cabaret performer at Galerie Studio St St in Neukölln, Berlin and has performed for ATHE After Dark in Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas. He originated the role of President Marcos in Imelda, The Musical (East West Players), Romance of Magno Rubio (Inside the Ford - LA Weekly award nomination), Dogeaters, The Refugee Hotel (Center Theatre Group); Romeo and Juliet, Pericles, Prince of Tyre, Don Quixote, Romeo and Juliet, The Odyssey and A Christmas Carol and Conjunto.
Inspired by real-life accounts of Pilipinx Americans between the 1910-1940s, KULARTS presents live dance performance and film premiere of Man@ng is Deity by SF Legacy Artist Awardee Alleluia Panis. Man@ng is Deity pays tribute to the lives of the 'manong' generation—the first wave of cheap imported Pilipinx laborers who powered the ever expanding needs of the developing United States empire.
Lakbai Diwa is a multi-disciplinary project that explores ancestral oceanic culture of survival, resilience, and prosperity. On October 24 and 25, 2020, Diasporic Spirit Dance Ritwal, a living dance prayer and meditation for the world with Spirit Boats offerings of food, flowers, herbs and power objects, and festooned with prayer flags was performed at Ocean Beach, Yerba Buena Gardens, Folsom Street, Bonifacio Street, and Lapu Lapu Street in San Francisco. www.kularts-sf.org
Aswang Song Cycle Episode 1 -Kundiman ng Aswang (Ang Manananggal).
Featuring Charmaine Clamor in the title role and the concert’s host Giovanni Ortega.
Florante Aguilar, Music, Lyrics, Guitar Fides Enriquez, Director Esperanza Catubig, Asst. Director Steven Douglas Smith, Director of Photography Chris Bell, Sound Engineer S. L. Weiss, Editing Video by New Art Media
The Luggage Store, San Francisco May 2019
Directed by San-San Onglatco
with Matt Pascua
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