Philippine Faith-based Theater Ministry Uses Dance Fest to Inspire Change
truthoriented | July 3, 2008 at 05:41 amby
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Majority of these performers are without formal theater arts or creative performance training, but nonetheless these Christian youth are inspired to showcase what could be termed as a raw art form of interpretative dancing. What's also remarkable with these young people is that they are able to use such competition or festival as blackboard in learning and honing their craft.
As the previous fest will reveal, the output of these young Christians showcased how creative expression through dance is used to campaign for the aggressive cause of the ministry and highlight its role in fighting against anomalous and scandalous use of religion and spirituality to profit its leaders.
And in this year's dance play fest with 11 performing groups from different regions all over the Philippines, organizers are hinting on another creative yet meaningful set of performance by the different groups.
Fest's theme is United We Stand," based on a quote from Eli Soriano, presiding minister of Members Church of God International (MCGI). MCGI is known also in the Philippines as the Ang Dating Daan group.
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