Aaron Kaiser Garcia is a performer and performance maker. An alumnus of the Dance Program (Folk Dance) at the Philippine High School for the Arts with a strong background in folk and contemporary dances, he has gone on to explore contemporary performance-making.
Aaron has been training as an artist-facilitator and has conducted works in various communities in the Philippines. He was a production manager for Sipat Lawin Ensemble’s productions Are You Ready to Take the Law Into Your Own Hands (which he choreographed for), and Nagwawalang Gubat (2018). He was also the youngest festival project manager for Karnabal Festival: Performance and Social Innovation PerYaKToi (2016) and Edukasyon Artist Residency (2017).
As a performer, Aaron has represented the Philippines in several international festivals in Vietnam, Taiwan, Japan, and China. He also performed at the Cultural Center of the Philippines Choreographers Series: Neo-Filipino and Koryolab. His work, Dakel Saday: The Unpublished Philippine Folk Dances of the Tasaday, Volume I, was featured in CNN Philippines Life: 2018 in Philippine Art.
1. Performer, The Chowk Show 2021 (2021, Chowk Productions; Drama Centre Black Box)
2. Dancer, Excerpts of What She Said (2021, Chowk Productions)
3. Dancer, Shifting Stances (documentary) (2021, Chowk Productions)
4. Performer, two-part promotional video for Beijing Opera (with teacher Qin Zhan Bao) (2021)
Last updated: 19 January 2022