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Repablik Ak: A Freestyle Experimental Play

Repablik Ak 2017

Creative Image Foundation in cooperation with Tosh Entertainment present “Repablik Ak: A Freestyle Experimental Play” from the producer of The Aliw Awards winner “BAKATA: Battle of the Street Poets,” the notable filmmaker Toshihiko Uriu. The play is directed by artist Pio Balbuena with creative consultants Direk Tikoy Aguiluz of Manila Kingpin: The Asiong Salonga Story, Onin Delotavo Tagaro and Rolando Eucasion. Crafted to showcase the artistic talents of the Creative Image Foundation children and to raise awareness on RA 9165 (Dangerous Drug Act) and RA 9028 (Anti-Human Trafficking Act) that have taken hold of the country.

The freestyle experimental play is about a family, not so different from any other, were it not for a stroke of fate. Princess Regine Hontucan plays the role of Alma, the eldest in the family – a pimp forced to work in a harsh industry to provide for her brothers, Andrew Lagsa plays the role of Cesar, the middle child – a drunkard and a lout, and Lito, played by Brenan Callueng is the youngest in the family – a child dragged into a bad crowd. Will Alma’s good intentions prevail? Will they manage to stay together inspite of the harsh circumstances?​

The play is in Tagalog and set to run this weekend, May 27 and 28, 7:00 PM at the TIU Theater in Amorsolo St. near Dela Rosa St. Legazpi Village, Makati City. Admission is free, note that it’s R13 viewer discretion is advised.​

For more information about this project, please contact TIU Theater 8973035 / 09177961588 or visit the official event page on Facebook: www.tinyurl.com/RepablikAkEventPage2017

Complete dates, venue, ticket price info

May 27, 2017 (Sunday 7:00PM)​ FREE

May 28, 2017 (Sunday 7:00PM)​ FREE

TIU Theater, Amorsolo Street near Dela Rosa Street, Legazpi Village, Makati City

Artistic Team

​Producer: Toshihiko Uriu

Director: Pio Balbuena

Creative Consultants: Direk Tikoy Aguiluz, Onin Delotavo Tagaro, Rolando Eucasion

Cast List

Creative Image Foundation:

Princess Regine Hontucan plays the role of Alma

Brenan Callueng plays Lito

Andrew Lagsa plays the role of Cesar

​I​nformation about Creative Image Foundation and ​TIU Theater

​Creative Image Foundation

“From GARBAGE to DREAMS creating a BRIGHTER FUTURE for the children of Payatas and Smokey Mountain.” Creative Image Foundation, Inc. (CIF) is a non-stock and non-profit organization founded by Mr. Toshihiko Uriu with the intention of helping the communities of Payatas and Smokey Mountain. In the recent years, the foundation have been working towards helping the children of these communities bring out and develop their artistic talents through various workshops.

The TIU Theater

Since its founding in May 2014, the TIU Theater has served as a venue for the growing art scene in Metro Manila. Formerly known as Louie’s THX Cinema, the TIU Theater has opened its doors to various theater performances, and artistic groups looking for a home to call their own. The TIU Theater is in residence at Amorsolo Street in Makati City, Philippines.​


Teaser: CIF Children – https://www.facebook.com/TIUTheater/videos/1897146863859545/

Teaser: ​With ​Direk Pio Balbuena – https://www.facebook.com/TIUTheater/videos/1899279570312941/​

​TIU Theater Facebook Page (147,000 followers) – https://www.facebook.com/TIUTheater​

CIF Facebook Page (13,322 followers) – https://www.facebook.com/c.i.foundation/

Repablik Ak FB Event Page – www.tinyurl.com/RepablikAkEventPage2017

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