Full Moon Honesty

Last night, I hung out with Jam Pascual, an incredible writer who I had the absolute privilege to work with during No Filter. We were both head writers for the play and we, together with Toff De Venecia, went over all the submitted pieces and edited them and that includes his work as well, and…Read more Full Moon Honesty

The No Filter book launch!

Would you believe I really did mean to blog here but I never got to because I got really busy? Several days before the launch, we got busy getting things done and ready. We even found time -- Toff de Venecia, Sab Jose, and myself -- to sit down with Paolo Valenciano, who we ask…Read more The No Filter book launch!

No Filter (the book)

I've teased about it, I think. Made mention that we were cooking something up; we being the lovely guys and gals of The Sandbox Collective, the cast and artistic team of No Filter, and Summit Books. And now we can finally talk about it. ​​ It's the main reason why I flew back to Manila. I…Read more No Filter (the book)

something brewing (a No Filter post)

This month, we're going to be launching something and it's definitely directly connected to The Sandbox Collective's play No Filter. The cast is excited, the creative team is excited, all the writers are excited, the crew is excited, and our new collaborators are so excited and we really can't wait to share with you the…Read more something brewing (a No Filter post)

IPF Dramaturgy Workshop (Bacolod City)

I was inviting to join the International Playwright's Forum (IPF) workshop on Dramaturgy with Ursula Werdenberg (of Switzerland) and Yena Gim (of Korea) that was held over the weekend here in Bacolod. I was quite excited to go because I did Dramaturgy work last year for No Filter and I had a basic idea about…Read more IPF Dramaturgy Workshop (Bacolod City)

forged on stage (a No Filter post)

My Dad is consulting director for a community theatre project here in Bacolod. Thrice a week, he goes off to help out direct a staging of an Ilonggo adaptation of Anatomiya ng Korupsyon by Malou Jacob with some local theatre actors here and the following day, he shares his experiences with my Mom and I about…Read more forged on stage (a No Filter post)