DAISY B. BA-AD,
is a playwright, stage director, composer, motivational speaker
and life coach
based in Cebu City
, Philippines. She is a Masscom graduate of St. Theresa's College, Cebu City
given a special award for Outstanding Performance in Theater Arts. She is known to be at the forefront of keeping Cebuano Theater
alive. Trained under professional directors Laurice Guillen, Gina Alajar
, Leo Martinez and New York acting coach Eric Morris
, she is currently artistic and training director of Out of the Box Training and Productions. She also designed and mentored the Photographic/Commercial Modeling program of based in the city.
Her most popular original Cebuano musical entitled Tall Tales Kuno!
, grant awardee of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts
under their program for Artistic Excellence, has been staged by various organizations in Cebu.
Her most recent directorial work is an original musical in English written by Jude Gitamondoc entitled A Musical Journey to Enlightenment
produced by Buddha's Light International Association - Cebu Chapter. It's successful run at the Waterfront Pacific Ballroom, on June 6, 2007, and at the main theater of the Cultural Center of the Philippines
, on November 3 and 4, 2007, has paved the way for the production to be brought to Taiwan touring the cities of Taipei and Kaoshiung. Plans are under way for the Siddhartha musical to be toured in Europe, the USA, Australia and Beijing China.
Her latest directorial job was Zephryin... Read More