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Hot Stuff: The UP Repertory Company Presents "DADA: The Chika Minutes"

Hot Stuff: The UP Repertory Company Presents


This November 2019, the UP Repertory Company opens its 47th production season with DADA: THE CHIKA MINUTES¸a performance of LGBTQIA++ stories.

DADA: The Chika Minutes is a documentary theatre performance of various narratives from the LGBTQIA++ community, exploring documentary merged with the company's own art form, tula dula (a poem written in verse, acted out in mime). With 16 segments of a spectra of LGBTQIA++ narratives, DADA will be tackling the real life experiences of kids to OFWs to pageant queens to sex workers to community builders and activists. In this period of intense hate crimes, controversies and fake news about SOGIE, we bring the stories of the LGBTQIA++ you might have missed.

The artistic team is composed of UP Rep resident members: Ligaya Sinfuego (Head Dramaturg), Michelle Alde (Additional Choreography), Cy Zinampan (Costumes and Make-up), Benedict Mazaredo (Sets and Props), Noe Marabella (Lights and Sounds), and Aldrich Gatbunton (Publicity).

Dada: The Chika Minutes is choreographed and directed by Malvin Ramos and Jasper Villasis.

DADA: THE CHIKA MINUTES will be staged this coming November 28 and 29 (7pm) and November 30 (3pm and 7pm) in the Child Development Center Auditorium, College of Home Economics, UP Diliman. The ticket prices are P150 (for UP Students) and P200 (Regular Rate).

For ticket reservation, go to and for other details, please contact Hillary Guevara at 0906 626 0900.

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