dance.MNL is a biennial festival focused on uniting and celebrating the Filipino dance community.

The Cultural Center of the Philippines and Ballet Philippines in cooperation with Philippine Ballet Theatre and Ballet Manila present dance.MNL: The Philippine Dance Festival. This biennial festival brings the Filipino classical, modern and contemporary creations to the stages of the CCP, Aliw Theater and Star Theater on 14-26 June 2016. Supported by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts and Manila Broadcasting Corporation, this inaugural festival will feature 11 performances, a two-week dance intensive and a conference, gathering more than 500 dance professionals in the metropolis.


Festival Rates

Dance Intensive


  1. All-Access Festival Pass: Php 5,000
    Exclusive for students – enjoy unlimited dance classes, Dance Talks, Master Classes, and reserved seats to all shows!
  2. Dance Unlimited: Php 3,200
    Take as many classes and Dance Talks as you want!
  3. Festival Dancer: Php 2,400
    Join up to 10 classes and unlimited Dance Talks!
  4. Dance 101: Php 2,000
    Learn the basics of dance in two sessions each of Introduction to Ballet and Introduction to Modern.

Single Class: Php 500 per class
Pay only Php 300 if you pre-register!

Master Classes: Php 750
Limited slots available. Pre-registration is required.

Observation Pass/Dance Talks: Php 200 per class
Watch and learn from the classes and seminars.

Registration Fee: Php 300


Festival Pass A: Php 3,500
Choose 3 of the ff:

  • The Winners’ Circle
  • Ballet Filipino
  • Giselle
  • Master Pieces
Choose 2 of the ff:
  • Generation Next
  • Dance Diaspora
  • Unearthing
  • Body of Work
  • A Wanderer in the Night of the World
  • Host

Festival Pass B: Php 5,000
A reserved seat to all performances

Single Ticket Rates:
CCP Main Theater: Php 1000 / 800 / 400 / 200
Aliw Theater: Php 500 / 300 / 200
CCP Little Theater, CCP Rehearsal Hall: Php 500