Company Profile

Teatro Baile de Cavite, Teatro Caviteño Musicale Company and the Campaña y Musica del Julian Felipe are the three local and major performing art groups that specializes in classical and contemporary ballet, musical theatre and musical instruments. Ballet teachers have undergone an extensive training under the supervision of Mr. Brezhnev J. Larlar, a former member of the Australian Ballet, a product of the Cultural Center of the Philippines, a member of the West End Production of Miss Saigon in London. The group is also currently teaching ballet classes to different private schools in the province of Cavite. Aside from ballet, faculty heads developed a syllabus for Musical Theatre and Musical Instruments.

Mr. Brezhnev J. Larlar is a product of the Cultural Center of the Philippines in music, theater and dance. He won in the 1985 National Music Competition for Young Artists in Solo Voice Category B. He was also a former member of Ballet Philippines and an original member of Agnes Locsin's BP II. He represented the country in the 1989 Hong Kong International Dance Festival

He was trained by Noordin Jumalon , Cecile Sicangco, Perry Sevidal, Nonoy Froilan, Lisa Macuja, Edna Vida, Alice Reyes, Agnes Locsin, Effie Nañas, Gina Katigbak, Toni Lopez Gonzales, William Morgan (UK), Alfred Rodriguez (USA), Mikhail Kukarev (Russia), Norman Walker (New York), Miro Zolan (Europe), and Laura Alonzo (Cuba). He was a former member of the Australian Ballet through On Stage Artist of Australian Ballet's Prima Ballerina Christine Walsh and Ricardo Ella and was trained under Robert Ray, Aigul Gasaina, Dame Margarett Scott O.B.E., Collin Peasley, Ray Powell, Elsie Lim, Valukin, Kelvin Coe, Timothy Gordon, Gary Norman, and Gailene Stock (who is the present Artistic Director of the Royal Ballet School in London)

He performed in almost all-Classical Ballet and Contemporary productions of both local and international choreographers

He choreographed a contemporary piece entitled "Insane" which was chosen to be presented in the Australian Choreographers' Showcase which was held at the Victorian Arts Center in Melbourne, Australia From ballet, Brezhnev shifted to musicale theatre and joined CCP's Tanghalang Pilipino productions such as "Walang Sugat (Sarswela)", "Bunganga ng Pating", and Rayan Cayabyab's musicale production of Noli Me Tangere as dance master; joined the company on tour together with his excellency Fidel V. Ramos during the Jose Rizal Conference of Asian Rennaisance in  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

In addition, he was also a former member of the 1997 West End Production of Miss Saigon in Drury Lane, London as a swing

When Brezhnev decided to retire as a performing artist, he became a full time ballet teacher in Body Point Ballet Center and became a member and officer of the Association of Ballet Academies of the Philippines

He was recognized by the New York Choreographic Institute, Arts Net Malaysia, TheaterWorks Asia Singapore, Australian Conservatoire of Ballet Syllabus, Philippine National Ballet Syllabus, and World Dance Alliance Philippines He established his very own group the Teatro Baile de Cavite and later on the Teatro Caviteño Musical Company and the Compaña y Musica del Julian Felipe.

Last 2004, 2005 and last 2007, three of their products made it to the very first National Ballet Competition for Junior and Senior category through NAMCYA (National Music Competition for Young Artist, CCP and Department of Education). And in this year 2008, three of the product of Teatro Baile will go in Melbourne Australia for their training and production for Australian Conservatoire of Ballet.

They are now offering ballet classes, musicale theatre, musical instruments, and visual arts all over the Cavite province as part of our Histo-Cultural Development Program. Products will be the future members not only of the Teatro Baile de Cavite but also of the Teatro Caviteño Musicale Company and the Campaña y Musica Del Julian Felipe as well.
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