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The Making of a Ballerina

At age 18, Katherine Barkman packed her bags to move nearly halfway around the world after receiving an email from Ballet Manila's artistic director Lisa Macuja-Elizalde.

Katherine Barkman’s brave new world

At age 18, Katherine Barkman packed her bags to move nearly halfway around the world after receiving an email from Ballet Manila's artistic director Lisa Macuja-Elizalde.

It takes two to dance ballet

At age 18, Katherine Barkman packed her bags to move nearly halfway around the world after receiving an email from Ballet Manila's artistic director Lisa Macuja-Elizalde.

Varna prize-winning Katherine Barkman is a dancer in a hurry

At age 18, Katherine Barkman packed her bags to move nearly halfway around the world after receiving an email from Ballet Manila's artistic director Lisa Macuja-Elizalde.

This dancer carries the soul of an artist to the Jackson IBC

At age 18, Katherine Barkman packed her bags to move nearly halfway around the world after receiving an email from Ballet Manila's artistic director Lisa Macuja-Elizalde.

Ballet Manila's Katherine Barkman on Moving From Pennsylvania to the Philippines at 18

At age 18, Katherine Barkman packed her bags to move nearly halfway around the world after receiving an email from Ballet Manila's artistic director Lisa Macuja-Elizalde.

Cultures clash dazzlingly in Ballet Manila’s ‘Don Quixote’

Ballet Manila’s (BM) American “import” Katherine Barkman is cast against type as Kitri in the company’s season ender, “Don Quixote.” She’s determined to nail her role nonetheless.

RP Artist Katherine Barkman Staying Strong

RP Artist Katherine Barkman is a principal dancer with Ballet Manila. In this continuation of her interview with Russian Pointe, she talks about staying strong, well and confident.

RP ARTIST KATHERINE BARKMAN DISCOVERING BALLET

RP Artist Katherine Barkman is a principal dancer with Ballet Manila. In her first interview with Russian Pointe, she talks about discovering ballet and developing as a professional, and how Russian Pointe supports her every day.

Ballet Manila’s ‘Swan Lake’: Formidable technique, but refreshing perspective needed

Ballet Manila’s (BM) “Swan Lake” got a standing ovation during gala night. The production was a spectacle with a clear character arc defined by principal Katherine Barkman; the corps de ballet was a vision of symmetry.