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about

director/cinematographer

A graduate with a B.A. in Film and Social Justice - Magna Cum Laude and an MFA in Film & Television, I strive to hone my craft by continually training and applying what I am learning with every opportunity I can get. 

My work in theater and dance translates into screen and my short films. I also worked as the Director of Photography on the "On Your Marc Show" with the Lifestyle Network on the Filipino Channel. My diverse experience spans from camera work, film/audio editing, production design, management, online networking, teaching, directing, staging to logistics.

I have my roots  from the Philippines and I have been teaching and choreographing for more than fifteen years now.  My affiliations includes Powerdance, Ballet Philippines, Impulsedanz and I was the founding Head and Artistic Director of Teatro Kristiyano. I worked in the U.S. with companies like Kaleidoscope and Ballet Pensacola, Revive and Triple Impact.  Theater credits include Thoroughly Modern Millie, Joseph, Jamfest, Celebration, Miss Saigon, etc. Four summer seasons with Knightsbridge Theater helping out with La Cage Aux Folles, and choreographing for As You Like It and Romeo & Juliet.