MS. GLORIFE SOBERANO-SAMODIO
Director

Ms. Samodio is an event organizer, cultural worker, director, production designer, marketer, graphic designer and scriptwriter. She has an extensive work experience as an advertising executive and arts manager. She is a recipient of an international fellowship program grant for arts manager from the Kennedy Center, Washington DC in 2010. Since then, she has been invited to share her knowledge and insights on arts management in various national conferences and international conferences in Singapore, Australia and Indonesia. Currently, she is also the Secretary of the Committee on Cultural Education at the National Commission on Culture and the Arts, President of the Association of Cultural Offices in Philippine Educational Institutions, Inc. and a country governor of the Federation for Asian Cultural Promotion.
MR. ROMAN CRUZ
Theatre and Facilities Management Coordinator

Mr. Cruz is a senior member of the Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) and the corporate secretary of the Sinag Arts Foundation. He practices technical theatre focusing on lighting design, sound engineering, practical rigging and technical direction. He is a former faculty member of De La Salle College of St. Benilde, School of Design and Arts for Lighting and Sound. Since 2003, he has served DLSU and was part of the production team in major events such as the DLSU Centennial Celebration and UAAP season 73. He was also a part of various international productions such as Grace Nono and Bob Aves’ Songs for the Beloved, Green Papaya Art Projects’ (No)Bleeding Hearts Club, Ballet Philippines’ Crisostomo Ibarra in Singapore and Donna Miranda’s Extended Period of Waiting in Kuala Lumpur.
MS. SHERYL MAALA
Events Coordinator

Ms. Maala is a senior artist-teacher/member of the Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA). She has been doing theater and cultural work since she was 14, and headed the PETA-Women’s Theater Program from 2005-2008. Shé has performed in a number of plays for PETA and other groups, and also underwent the Intensive Actors’ Training at Stella Adler Studio of Acting. Her expertise includes training and facilitation (Integrated Theater Arts, Trainers’ Training, Gender Sensitivity and organizational development), events organizing and management, performance (theater, film, advertising), among others. Shé is also an advocate of women’s rights and children’s rights.
MARIA ROSARIO “LOTLOT” D. BUSTAMANTE
Events Coordinator for Theater Management

Ms. Bustamante began her acting and teaching career through the young people’s program of Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) the Metropolitan Teen Theater League (MTTL).Currently Lotlot is an active Senior member of PETA and is an accomplished theater practitioner, actor, arts manager, director, as well as a collaborator. She also appears in various engagements on stage, film, and TV advertisements. Lotlot also tutors actors in exploring their potential in roles for television and film productions.
MS. JANETH SALCEDA
Department Secretary

Ms. Salceda is considered the backbone of the Culture and Arts Office in De La Salle University, being the current department secretary. She has fulfilled the same position in previous years in the Counselor Education and Literature department. Her knowledge in the field of events and business management has greatly expanded with her attendance in numerous seminars and workshops such as “World-Class Business proficiency” at the Heritage Hotel Manila, “Winning Customer Loyalty Through Effective Communication” and “Developing Excellence in Business Communication for Secretaries”, and “Effective Events Planning & Management”.
MR. GERMAN DE RAMOS
Lasallian Youth Orchestra –Resident Conductor

Mr. de Ramos graduated from the University of Santo Tomas Conservatory of Music under the tutelage of Professors Severino Ramirez and Alfonso Mendoza of the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra. He studied conducting under Dr. Herminigildo Ranera of the UST Conservatory of Music, and took master classes in conducting under David Fanal, Helen Quach and Dr. Francisco Feliciano and Olivier Ochanine. He is a former member of UST Symphony Orchestra, UST Symphonic Band, UST Rondalla Ensemble, UST Jazz Band and the Manila Symphony Orchestra; and former faculty member of St. Scholastica's College of Music and UST Conservatory of Music extension class program. He has recently finished his Master's Degree in Theory Pedagogy at St. Paul University Manila, and is currently pursuing his Doctoral Degree at the University of the Philippines –Diliman Conservatory of Music and affiliated as the Principal Conductor/Music Director of Banda Uno Pakil, Laguna.
MR. JOHN BRADLEY FENOMENO
De La Salle Innersoul Artistic Director/Vocal Coach/Arranger

Mr. Fenomeno is the Artistic Director, Vocal Coach and Arranger for the DLSU Manila’s premiere pop vocal group, De La Salle Innersoul. Since he started the group in 1997, he has been at the background of the growing success and popularity of Innersoul in terms of musicality and in inspiring the audiences through their musical productions and private performances. He has also founded Soulstice, the official alumni vocal group of De La Salle Innersoul and currently a member/stage and technical director of The Fifth Gospel Singers, a music ministry who is into recording and performing liturgical and gospel music. A freelance Stage Director, Song Writer, Music Producer, Vocal Coach, Art Director and Production Designer.
MR. PETER ALCEDO JR.
La Salle Dance Company-Contemporary and La Salle Dance Company-Folk Choreographer

Mr. Alcedo was a senior company member of the internationally acclaimed Douglas Nierras Powerdance and Associate Artistic Director of the UP Filipiniana Dance Group. He is currently a freelance events and theatre choreographer, a graphic layout artist, and independent music artist. As the choreographer/trainer for La Salle Dance Company – Contemporary and Folk, he has directed “Dancelebration” from 2006 and led both groups in the 2007 Beijing and Shanghai International Tourism Festival, Observasian Concert in Singapore, ASEAN Youth Cultural Forums and Festivals, and the TARI International Contemporary Dance Festival in Malaysia. He is the recipient of DLSU’s Gawad Lasalyano’s Most Outstanding Adviser for an Organization in 2008 and 2009. He is a member of the Association of Cultural Offices in Philippine Educational Institutions (ACOPEI), World Dance Alliance - Philippines (WDA), the Philippine Folk Dance Society, an officer of PFDS National Capital Region Chapter, and a workshop facilitator for the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP).
MS. MICHAELA ROMULO
La Salle Dance Company-Folk Trainer and Adviser

Ms. Romulo started ballet under the tutelage of Venus Basas at the Brent International School Manila and Symmetry (then known as Stomp) Dance Studio in contemporary, ballet and jazz. She performed in many musicals and recitals and became one of the founding members and dance captain of the Brent Dance Troupe. She joined the La Salle Dance Company-Contemporary in college and trained under their artistic director, Peter Alcedo Jr. In 2011, she became the Company Manager was awarded the Gawad Lasalyano Leandro Locsin award for her leadership role in developing and promoting the arts in the university. She is currently a ballet and jazz teacher at Symmetry Dance Studio and the trainer of La Salle Dance Company – Folk.
MS. MARY CHRIS VILLOSO
La Salle Dance Company-Street Choreographer and Trainer

Ms. Villoso, as she is fondly called, takes pride in her skill, which is dancing. She has trained some of the greatest people industry – teaching them new moves and improving their skills. She is a streetdance instructor for the Quezon City Sports Club, Kids at Play, Julie Borromeo Performing Arts, Capezio, and even ABS-CBN dance workshops. She has also taught dance abroad at the Millenium Dance Studio and at the 3rd World Hip Hop Champhionships at Manhattan Beach, both in Los Angeles and recently at the Danzpeople and La Salle College of the Arts, in Singapore. She was also part of the Philippine National Hip Hop Team and Talents Inc., UP Street Dance Club, the CREW, and the Street Dance Central. She is currently the trainer of De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde's SBRDC and De La Salle Zobel's DLSZ. She is currently studying her Master's Degree in UP-Diliman.
MR. MARK KEVIN INTAL
La Salle Dance Company-Street Choreographer and Trainer

Mr. Intal is an alumnus of La Salle Dance Company Street. He has competed in numerous dance competitions representing De La Salle University and represented the Philippines in festivals in Asia. He has served as the Division Manager for Production and Logistics of the group which gave him the experience in organizing productions and events. He has been the trainer/choreographer of the Assumption Dance Company from 2008-2010, and performed and choreographed in TV shows. He is the founder of im*puLSe - a professional dance group of alumni of the La Salle Dance Company Street. Mr. Intal is the recipient of the Gawad Br. Cecilio Hojilla FSC for 2012 & 2013.
MR. ROMUALDO TEJADA
Harlequin Theatre Guild Artistic Director

Mr. Tejada is a respected artist-teacher and member of the Associate Artistic Director Program of the Philippine Educational Theatre Association (PETA. He is also a Visiting Faculty in Meridian International Collage (MINT), a member of the ACOPEI, the NCCA Committee on Dramatic Arts and a board member of the Artist Welfare Project Inc. He has directed a lot of remarkable productions, both international and local, one of them even garnering him the recognition of being an NCCA grant Awardee for directing “SINE KALYE AT TANGHALAN”. He was also nominated as Best Stage Director for a Non-Musical Production in the 2012 Aliw Awards for his work in “Unang Ulan ng Mayo” with Harlequin Theatre Guild, which was also nominated for Best Non Musical Production. He is a recipient of the Gawad Br. Cecilio Hojilla FSC for 2012 & 2013. As an actor, he received the PhilStage-Gawad Buhay citation as Best Actor for “Arbol de Fuego”, Best Feature Actor for “TOSCA”, a collaboration play/ performance between Japan, Singapore and S. Korea.
MS. FLORIZA INFANTE
Green Media Group Trainer

Ms. Infante is a currently a freelance media production specialist who has been tapped to take on significant tasks in small, medium and large-scale production shows inside and outside the country. She specializes in stage management, technical theatre and lighting design. She also provides overall manpower, “talents” and logistical support for Corporate Shows or Events, Product Launches, Exhibits, Concerts, Recitals, and Workshops and choreograph dances, i.e. Ballet, Jazz, Ballroom/Social Dancing. She was also part of Powerdance as production coordinator/ stage manager and Wanders, a major production of PAGCOR.
MR. POCHOLO NARIO
Technical Theater Crew

Mr. Nario is graduate of B.A. Communication Arts from University of the East. He has been practicing technical theatre (lighting and sound operation, practical rigging) in Philippine Educational,Theater Association or PETA since 2009. His productions include PETA's Noli Fili Dekada Dos Mil, Haring Lear, William, Lola Basyang and Batang Rizal, Atlantis Theatre's Bridges of Madison County, and The Sandbox Collective's Imaginarium. He has also been involved in events and productions of DLSU's various organizations such as Harlequin Theater Guild, Inner Soul, and La Salle Dance Contemporary among others.
MR. MICHAEL JOHN SANTOS
Technical Theater Crew

Mr. Michael Santos is a currently freelance Technical Theater Crew at Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA). He was part of the production plays at PETA such as Batang Rizal, Lola Basyang, Haring Lear, Rak of Aegis and Noli at Fili Dekada Dos Mil. And he was also part of the PETA Community Theater entitled “Padayon” at Leyte last 2014. He was also an operator for lights and sounds in PETA some of the time.