Treading Through: 45 Years of Philippine Dance
This book is the first reader on Philippine dance, observed through 45 years of viewing, reviewing, and doing, by Basilio Esteban S. Villaruz, UP professor and Artistic Director Emeritus of the UP Dance Company. It is a comprehensive volume on dance in the context of its practice, concept and popular understanding in the Philippines. It includes information on landmark events and pays tribute to pioneering dancers and choreographers and their achievements, including Eddie Elejar, Julie Borromeo, Leonor Orosa Goquingco, Francisca Reyes Aquino, Alice Reyes, Edna Vida, Cecile Sicangco, Nonoy Froilan, Lisa Macuja, Tony Fabella, Myra Beltran, Paul Morales, and other celebrated names in dance.
The University of the Philippines Press, Philippines
First Printing, 2006
Second Printing, 2007
Softcover / 9 x 6 inches / 530 pages / BW