UPeepz dancers get international recognition

UPeepz dancers get international recognition

The UPeepz dance troupe from the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City recently copped the championship title at the World Hiphop Dance Championship held at the Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort and Spa on Sunday (Manila time). The UPeepz garnered a total score of 8.69 to lead the MegaCrew Division. Another group of Filipino dancers called The Alliance placed third in the Varsity Winning Crews division.

Meanwhile, the Ballet Manila dancers also shine at the 6th Asian Grand Prix held in Hong Kong on Aug. 12.Nicole Barroso won the Silver Medal and receives the Elmhurst and Shanghai Scholarships; Shaira May Comeros receives the Most Promising Female Dancer Award and Junior B Division 5th Place; Edmar Sumera, Junior B Division Silver Medal; Benedict Sabularse, Junior B Division 4th Place and Fonteyn Prize; Nicole Kaludine Barroso, Junior A Division Silver Medal; Natalia Tordesillas, Pre-competitive 3 Division 6th Place; Loraine Gaile Jarlega, Pre-competitive 2; and Raymond Salcedo, Fonteyn Prize.