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Born in the Lubao province of Pampanga, Philippines, in 1985, Phil moved to the U.S. with his mother and four siblings. At the age of 16, he was introduced to the performing arts and studied in Los Angeles under Mr. Joe Tremaine.
Phil performed as a singer, actor, and dancer in the Broadway musicals “The Phantom”, “Grease”, “Hello Dolly”, “George M”, and “Anything Goes”. Phil also gained experienced training under the tutelage of Bob Fosse. He has traveled all over the world performing as a MC and singer/dancer on Norwegian, Holland America, and Costa Cruise Lines. Phil also modeled for Best Buy, DIY Network, Sprint, Bud Light and appeared on the cover of “Kansas City” Magazine.
Phil has choreographed for the White Theater’s presentation of “Fiddler on the Roof”. He is a choreographer for Cedar Fair Live Entertainment and Worlds of Fun including shows for the summer season, Haunt and Winterfest. This past summer he choreographed the Spectacle of Lights Parade and Hot Rhythm Nights shows for the hugely successful Grand Carnivale celebration for several Cedar Fair parks. Most recently he had the pleasure choreographing the Winter Wonderland parade which premieres this holiday season at Carowinds Park in North Carolina.
Phil opened the Conservatory of Dance Education in 1999 and has led the studio to become one of the premier studios in the Greater Kansas City area. CODE has an elite competition troupe as well as a performance team and an extensive recreation program; he expects students to work hard, excel in practice and maintain a positive attitude and fun environment. His students have gone on to perform around the world – from Hollywood to Beijing; from stage shows to motion pictures.
In addition, Phil is the owner of Vitug Entertainment Productions. VEP is designed to give dancers and singers the experience they need to reach their goals and follow their dreams. VEP was responsible for staffing the dancers that appeared in the Spectacle of Lights parade this past summer at Worlds of Fun.