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Lessons offered by Angela
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Dance
  • Choreography
  • Contemporary Dance
  • Ballet
  • Modern Dance
  • Jazz Dancing
Levels
  • All Levels

Filipino Dance Artist with a passion for creating and teaching dance to all levels!

Methodology

I aim to continuously be a vessel of knowledge in dance and arts through performing, creating, and teaching. I hope to bring inspiration and perpetuate the value of art and creativity. I make sure my classroom is a safe space for discoveries and a collaborative environment for my students

Background

Angela Sebastian is a Filipino Dance Artist with an MFA in Dance from the University of Hawaiʻi
at Mānoa (UHM) with a focus on choreography and performance. She has performed with professional dance companies in Hawaiʻi, Hong Kong, and the Philippines. She also has 15 years of experience teaching Classical Ballet as well as contemporary and modern to all levels.

Rates

Transportation Fee : $30
Rate for online lessons : $60/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $200
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $450
Lessons offered by Angela
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Dance
  • Choreography
  • Contemporary Dance
  • Ballet
  • Modern Dance
  • Jazz Dancing
Levels
  • All Levels

Angela's resume

EDUCATION (Graduate School)
UNIVERSITY OF HAWAIʻI AT MĀNOA (January 2018 – May 2020)
MASTERS OF FINE ARTS in DANCE, PERFORMANCE AND CHOREOGRAPHY
GPA: 4.00
Research Title: Identity in the process of becoming: A Study on the Tekniqlingz
(Modern Tinikling)
Presented at International Graduate Student Conference 2019(IGSC) &
6th Annual UHM Theatre and Dance Department Graduate Symposium
Choreographic Thesis: Pleasant Remembrances and Me, Myself and I
Presented at PRISM: Fall Footholds 2019
Written Thesis: A Quest for Creativity (May 2020)
Professor & Courses:
Dr. Gregg Lizenbery - Movement Fundamentals, Laban Movement Analysis
Dr. Betsy Fisher - Advanced Modern Dance Technique, Dance Performance,
Directed Choreography, Thesis Research Committee
Dr. Kara 'Jhalak' Miller - Seminar in Dance Research, Dance Ethnology Seminar, Advance
Problems in Movement Analysis, Business for the Arts, Thesis Research Committee Chair
Peiling Kao - Advance Modern Dance Technique, Dance Performance,
Directed Choreography, Thesis Research Committee
Amy Lynn Schiffner - Seminar in Teaching Dance/Theatre
Dr. Desiree Quintero - Seminar in Dance Theory & Criticism
Minou Lallemand - Intermediate & Advance Ballet Technique
H. Wayne Mendoza - Philippine Dance I
Noenoelani Zuttermeister - Hula/Chant Ensemble I & II
Brian S. Shevenlenko - Beginning Lighting Design
Maile Speetjens - Advance Costume Design
SCHOLARSHIPS
Graduate Assistantship Prog., Dept. of Theatre and Dance (2018-2020)
East West Center, Student Affiliate Program (2018-2019)
East West Center, Graduate Degree Fellowship (2019)
East West Center, Foundation Scholarship (2019-2020)
East West Center, Conference Scholarship (2020)
Philippine Studies, Corky Trinidad Endowment Scholarship (2019)
UH Manoa, Graduate Student Organization Grant (2019 & 2020)
AWARD
Carl Wolz Award for Contribution to the Department and Excellence in Performance (2020)
LEADERSHIP and COMMUNITY SERVICE
East-West Center Particpants Association (EWCPA) Community Service Coordinator (Aug 2018 – Sept 2019)
Events: Weekly Creative Movement Classes, Kahuku Point Restoration Workday, Matson’s Ka
Ipu ‘Aina Program, Concert on the Lawn, Staff Appreciation Day
East West Fest – Production Manager (2019), Director (2020)

EDUCATION (College)
UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES, DILIMAN (June 2008 – May 2015)
DIPLOMA IN CREATIVE AND PERFORMING IN MUSICAL ARTS AND BACHELOR OF MUSIC
Written Thesis: Pag-usbong: A Study on the Recital process under the Dance Program
Thesis Recital: PAG-USBONG (2012)
Presented at The Boiler, River Banks, Marikina City, Manila Philippines.
Professors: Professor Emeritus Basilio Esteban Villaruz, Angela Lawenko Baguilat, Desiree Medina, Ava Maureen
Villanueva, Caroline Cheng, Joy Guadalupe, Gerry Lanuza, Verne De La Pena, Abraham Sakili, Alexander
Cortez, Ohm David, Lalaine Pereña, Glecy Atienza
Courses: Basic College English, Elementary & Advance Dance Level I & II, Introduction to Movement Notation
and Elementary Solo Notation, Anatomy for the Performing Arts, Seminar on Dance Criticism, Philippine Music I
& II, Instrument Minor 1 & 2/Voice Minor: Voice and Music Theatre, Elementary Pas de Duex and Elementary &
Intermediate Corps de Ballet, Dance Production, Seminar on History of Dance, Dance Pedagogy, Intermediate
Dance Level I & II, Integrated Asian Dance I & II, Dance Composition and Improvisation I & II, Fundamentals of
Music I & II, Character Dance and Staging a Dance, Music of Southeast Asia and Oceania, Art & Society,
Elementary Bahasa Indonesia/Malaysia I, French 10 & 11: Elementary Course, Dance Apprenticeship and
Repertory I & II, History of Western Music I & II, Practical Speech Fundamentals, Places and Landscapes in a
Changing World, Participation in Large Ensembles: Asian Ensemble, Production Methods, Dance & Society,
General Psychology, Spanish 10 & 11: Elementary Course, Introduction to Music Education, Panitikan at Lipunan,
Philippine Ethnic Dance, Elementary Stage Craft, The Music of Dance, 20th Century Music Literature, Folk
Dance, The Life and Works of Jose Rizal, Duck Pin Bowling, Modern Ballroom Dances, Wika, Kultura at Lipunan,
Ikaw at Wika Mo, General Mathematics, Philosophical Analysis, Being Filipino: A Sociological Exploration,
Scuba Diving, Food and Nutrition, Kasaysayan ng Pilipinas, Practical Mathematics, The Aesthetics and
Semiotics of Dance, Science, Technology and Science, Thesis Recital.
Affiliations: UP DANCE COMPANY
Headed by Professor Emeritus Basilio Esteban Villaruz, Angela Lawenko Baguilat, Elena Laniog- Alvarez,
Herbhert Alvarez
AWARDS
1st place, Sayaw Pinoy Dance Competition (2014)
1st place, INDAKAN at College of Human kinetics, Modern Ballroom Category (2014)
Distinction, The Royal Academy of Dance Examination (2011)
EDUCATION (Kinder - High School)
ST. PAUL COLLEGE OF PASIG (1995 - 2008) High School, Grade School, and Pre- School
PINK TOES CENTER FOR PERFORMING MUSICAL ARTS (1994 - 2016) Australian Conservatoire of Ballet
Syllabus & Royal Academy of Ballet Syllabus
ALICE IN WONDERLAND SCHOOL (1994)
STO. NIÑO PARISH SCHOOL (1994)
OTHER AWARDS
The i-Dance Female Dancer, Hong Kong i-Dance Contemporary Competition (2016)
3rd place, Airdance Idol Contemporary Choreographers Competition (2014 & 2015)
2nd place, Dance Celebration Dance Competition (2014)
Highly Commended, The Australian Conservatoire of Ballet Examinations (2003)
Encouragement Award, The Australian Conservatoire of Ballet Workshop (2000)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
ALIVE BALLET ACADEMY Hawai`i (present) Instructor, Advance Contemporary (Also teaching ONLINE)
PAGE ACADEMY OF DANCE Hawai`i (2020) Instructor, Baby and Pre-Ballet
UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI`I AT MANOA (2018 - 2020) Graduate Assistant (Instructor), Beginners Ballet for Adults and Kupuna Level
PINKTOES SCHOOL OF PERFORMING ARTS PHILIPPINES (2010 - 2016) Instructor and Choreographer, All Levels of Ballet, Modern,
Contemporary and Broadway Jazz.
HOWAN BALLET and TWINKLE DANCE COMPANY Hong Kong (2016) Instructor, Intermediate Ballet and Contemporary
THE DANCE CONSERVATORY PHILIPPINES (2013 - 2014) Instructor and Choreographer, Intermediate Ballet
SIG CENTER SUMMER WORKSHOP PHILIPPINES (2012) Instructor and Choreographer, Ballet and Hip Hop
DANCE PLUS PHILIPPINES (2010 - 2012) Instructor and Choreographer, Baby, Intermediate and Advance Ballet
GUEST TEACHING
Hawai`i Thespians Festival (2019) Guest Teacher for Creative Movement, High School Level
Mid-Pacific Institute (2019) Guest Teacher for Dance Improvisation Class, High School Level
Manoa Dance Studio (2019) Guest Teacher for Baby, Intermediate and Advance Ballet
PERFORMANCES
RISE UP! UHM Dance Production (2020) Strange Fruit soloist, Steps of Silence and Hair - Cancelled dues to COVID-19
UHM Footholds production at Earle Ernst Lab Theatre (2018-2019)
Integral Bodies at UHM's John F. Kennedy Theatre (2019)
A Midsummer Night’s Bollywood Dream at UHM's John F. Kennedy Theatre (2019)
Talaash - A Quest - into the Many Moods of Bollywood (2019)
Dominion with IONA Contemporary Dance Theatre at Hawai'i Theatre (2018)
Hong Kong Disney Land (2016 - 2017) Flights of Fantasy, Disney Friends Springtime Processional,
Villains Night Out, Paint the Night Parade
Airdance (2014-2016) Wi-Fi Body, Cinemalya Film Festival, Pasinaya, Imaginarium, Bambanti Festival,
Jewelmer Philippines, Fringe Manila, Yugyugan sa Aliw.
The King and I as a Core Dancer at Resorts World Manila (2012)
Itim Asu at Dance Forum & RCBC Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium (2009-2011)
UP Dance Company Repertoire (2008-2014) Wi-Fi Body, Sayaw Pinoy Dance Competition,
Dance Celebration Dance Competition
COMPANY EXPERIENCE
CONVERGENCE DANCE THEATRE Hawai`i (2020 to present) Company Member
IONA CONTEMPORARY DANCE THEATRE Hawai`i (2018) Company Member
HONG KONG DISNEY LAND (2016 - 2017) Parade Dancer and Stage Performer
AIRDANCE - Philippine Contemporary Dance and Aerial Arts Company (2014-2016) Senior Company Member
(Performer, Choreographer and Teacher of Ballet, Modern, Contemporary, Jazz, Hip-Hop and Aerial Arts)
CONTEMPORARY CORPOREALITY PHILIPPINES (2011) Resident Member
UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES DANCE COMPANY (2008 - 2014) Senior Company Member
(Performer, Choreographer and Teacher of Ballet, Modern, Contemporary and Folk Dance)

CHOREOGRPAHIES
Modern Ballet
Limang Dipang Tao(2016) featured at Pinktoes
Sonata Tremolo(2012) featured at Pag-usbong
Sounds of August(2009) featured at U.P. College of Music
Creative Movement
Clarity (2019) featured at East West Fest in collaboration with Kenny Endo
Contemporary
Me, Myslef and I (2019) featured at UHM Fall Footholds 2019
Pleasant Remembrances (2019) featured at UHM Fall Footholds 2019 in collaboration with Smee Wong
Tagsibol (2019) featured at UHM Spring Footholds 2019 in collaboration with Kenny Endo
Fight for What (2018) featured at UHM Fall Footholds 2018
Limbo (2016) featured at UHM Spring Footholds 2018
Mabakas (2015) featured at Opus Airdance in collaboration with Jordan Peralta
Alikabok (2015) featured at Airdance Idol
The Raven (2013) featured at UP College of Music Kathain Show
Salamin (2012) featured at UP College of Music Kathain Show
Broadway Jazz
Nowadays(2015) featured at PinkToes Recital
Footlose(2015) featured at PinkToes Recital
Beat it(2015) featured at PinkToes Recital
Ballet
Dance Plus Recitals for All Levels (2010 - 2012)
The Dance Conservatory Philippines Recital for Intermediate Level (2013 - 2014)
PinkToes Dance Recitals for All Levels (2010 - 2016)
Hip Hop
SIG Center Summer Workshop Recital for Beginners Hip Hop (2012)
TOURS/FESTIVALS
Seoul International Dance in Tank Singapore (2020) Invited as a performer, cancelled due to COVID-19
American Dance Festival Winter New York (2020) as a participant
Small Plates Choreography Festival Hawai`i (2019) as a participant and performer
Impulstanz International Dance Festival Vienna (2019) as a participant
i-Dance Festival Hong Kong (2016) as a competitor and performer. Won The i-Dance Female Dancer Award.
13th Asian Art Festival China (2013) as a performer with the UP Dance Company
TARI, International Dance Festival Malaysia (2013) as a performer with the UP Dance Company
International Contemporary Festival Singapore (2012) as a performer with the UP Dance Company
Global Summit Taiwan (2012) as a performer with the UP Dance Company
Wi-Fi Body I - V (2008 - 2016) as a choreographer and performer with the UP Dance Company and Airdance
WORKSHOPS ATTENDED
Okareka Dance Company Workshop (2019) with UHM Dance Program
Flying low Workshop, Vangelis Legakis (2016)
i-Dance Festival Workshop, Ku Ming-shen (2016)
Pichet Klunchun Workshop, Dance Forum (2016)
Martha Graham method, Dance Forum (2015)
Le Supplici (Italian Contemporary Company)Workshop (2012)
Anna Villadilod Ballet Workshop at STC (2010)
Cecchetti Ballet Society Teacher’s Workshop (2010)



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