Marikina Dance Guild

Community-based

The Marikina Culture & the Arts Council-Marikina Dance Guild was founded in 1998 by Ms.Elenita E. Cruz, to explore music, dance and theater as an effective means to promote Filipino culture. The company is compose of young performers dedicated pursuing artistic excellence in dance such as folk dance, jazz, street and other alternative contemporary form. As a civic response to communities’ appeal for cultural awakening, the group conducts regular outreach performances, dance/lecture demonstrations and workshops. Living up to its primary mission, MCAC - MDG today have been supporting cultural programs of Local Government Units, agencies such as National Commission for Culture and the Arts, Cultural Center of the Philippines, Department of Education and Department of Tourism and because of this linkages, the dance company was the official delegate to the recently concluded Asean Ethnic Festival at Bangkok, Thailand. The company have been heading Marikina Cultural Group compose of several dance groups like, Marikina Elementary School Dance Troupe, MariSci Dance Company, PLMar Dance Troupe, Division of Marikina Teachers Dance Troupe, Marikina Polytechnic College & other public school dance troupes in Marikina.

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