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Tanghalin Ang Tanghalan: 1st National Conference on Theater Aesthetics

By Gibbs22manila @gibbscadiz
“Tanghalin Ang Tanghalan: 1st National Conference on Theater Aesthetics” will be held on September 28-29, 2011 at Silangan Hall, Cultural Center of the Philippines, Manila through the assistance of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts and Teatro Sambisig, Inc.
This conference aims to provide a venue for sharing and critical discussion among theater artists and scholars. The conference highlights include a presentation of research results of the “Tanghalan: A Preliminary Survey and Research on Regional Theater Aesthetics” and a sharing-discussion that is hoped to be generated among theater scholars, artists and students, along with critical lenses in appreciating the richness and diversity of theater work through the inputs of participating theater practitioners. Proceedings of the conference will be developed as resource materials for theater artists, teachers and students.
Share in the discussion with theater artists from different regions! Guest speakers include Dr. Bienvenido Lumbera, Dr. Nicanor Tiongson, Dr. Leoncio Deriada, Dr. Prospero Covar, Dr. Priscelina Legasto, Dr. Lulu Torres-Reyes, Dr. Orlando Magno, Mr. Nestor Horfilla, Mr. Lutgardo Labad, Prof. Jerry Respeto, Mr. Roberto Mendoza, Mr. Manny Pambid and other luminaries in cultural research.
During the conference, regional research findings will be presented and validated through a critique and validation process by the speakers and the delegates. Through the participants' critical inputs and feedback, the conference hopes to come up with approaches in appreciating current practices in theater work.
Interested parties are requested to register through e-mail at [email protected] or text 0919-2160440, 0917-3282582 or 0933-2525662 on or before September 20, 2011.
A conference fee of P800 will be charged to cover meals for two days and a conference CD kit. Observers are also welcome to listen to the discussion.
For questions, please contact BJ Borja (Publicity/Promotions Officer) through [email protected]

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