Backstage Pass with Lia Chang

Broadway Barkada presents LUMIPAD: A Pinoy Night of Dance at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater on Nov. 29


Broadway Barkada is presenting LUMIPAD, A Pinoy Night of Dance on Sunday, November 29, 2015 at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater/In the Ailey Studios, The Joan Weill Center for Dance, 405 W. 55th Street (at 9th Avenue) – 5th Floor, Studio 5B in New York.

Doors open at 7:30PM for cocktails, showtime is 8:00PM. Seating is limited. First Come first serve.

This is Broadway Barkada’s 4th production of their “Take Flight” Initiative in bringing together the NY Filipino dance community – artists who are currently starring on Broadway, and Off-Broadway. They’ll be presenting a night full of various dance styles: modern, lyrical, jazz, cultural and many other styles.

Cast: Billy Bustamante (Choreographer), Julius Sermonia, Molina Javier, Kei Tsuruharatani, Jonelle Margallo, Lora Nicolas, Leanne Cabrera, Megan Segarra, Alex Chester, Liz Roxas (Choreographer), Cynthia Casasola, LaMae Caparas (Choreographer/Dancer), Rommel O’choa (Choreographer/Dancer), Kristine Bendul (Choreographer), Carol Angeli, Marc Andrew Nunez, Allen Lucky Weaver (Choreographer/Dancer), Gillian Munsayac (Choreographer/Dancer), Syville Padayao (Choreographer), Sacha Iskra, Jonelle Margallo, Loresa Lanceta, Albert Guerzon, Enrico Rodriguez, Brian McCormick (accompanist), Sarah Powell, Jolina Javier, Francine Espiritu, Martha Lavery, Esther de la Cruz Balbontín, Tiara Mar, Arthur Tang, Vivake Khamsingsavath, Sorry Etheridge, Kevin Santos, Mindy Lai.

Tickets: $40 General Admission/ $75 VIP Admission + Open Wine Bar
At the Door: $40 General Admission / $80 VIP + Open Wine Bar

Click here to purchase tickets.

Broadway Barkada, co-founded by Liz Casasola, Billy Bustamante, Brian Jose,  is a collective of Filipino artists with professional credits in the performing arts, using their talents to raise funds and awareness for various organizations at home in the US as well as in the Philippines.

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Lia Chang. Photo by Garth Kravits

Lia Chang. Photo by Garth Kravits

Lia Chang is an award-winning filmmaker, a Best Actress nominee, a photographer, and an award-winning multi-platform journalist. Lia has appeared in the films Wolf, New Jack City, A Kiss Before Dying, King of New York, Big Trouble in Little China, The Last Dragon, Taxman and Hide and Seek. She is profiled in Examiner.comJade Magazine and

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