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Pamela Ortiz-Bondoc

Pamela started her ballet training at age 6 under the tutelage of Eddie Elejar and Tony
Fabella. The Ballet school was later passed on to Theresa Mañosa Formosso. At 10, she was granted full scholarship, and at 13, was given the privilege of being an assistant ballet instructress by Ms. Formosso. She then transferred to the School of Ballet and Dance Arts, and later on became an Artist of the Company of the Dance Concert Company (DCC)
. It is also there where she started dancing professionally. She received training under international teachers like William Morgan, and Manny Roe. From 1986-1988, she guest performed with Philippine Ballet Theatre.

She has also undergone Jazz training at the Metropolitan Theatre with Rene Hofileña,
Julie Borromeo’s Dance Arts, the former Hotlegs Dance School in Makati, Metro Manila and with Powerdance, in Edsa Shangri-la.

From 1986 to 1995, she taught ballet at the Goldcrest Dance Workshop, and at the
same time took classes with Ms. Josette Salang, who also trained her for London’s Royal
Academy of Dance (R. A. D.) Ballet Syllabus. In 1998, she attended the seminar given by the Philippine National Ballet Syllabus, and in May 2010, took the intensive course seminar of the Chechetti Dance Syllabus, (Italian method).


She was the President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Association of
Ballet Academies, Philippines (ABAP) in 2005 and the Board Vice President during the 25 th Anniversary year of ABAP in 2018. As a ballet teacher, Pamela uses the Russian Based (Vaganova) method of teaching ballet. She has completed the Australian Conservatoire of Ballet (ACB) teaching seminar (which is based on the Russian Vaganova) for levels Pre-Primary up to Senior Level 1 and has passed her students 100% on all the exams taken from April 1997 up to the present, under author and International Ballerina Christine Walsh, A.M. In April 1999, she went to Melbourne
Australia to attend an intensive training conducted by the ACB. In May and June of 2005, she brought her students to Melbourne Australia to avail of the scholarship granted by ACB, Melbourne. With her achievements as a teacher, evaluated through her student’s scores in the examinations held yearly, in 2012, she was one of the 4
Philippine teachers awarded the title ACBA by the author of the syllabus herself, Ms. Christine Walsh, AM.


In 2007, Teacher Pam was given a GRANT by the National Ballet Syllabus, Inc. She was
assigned as the Tour Manager and brought twelve (12) chosen teachers from all over the
Philippines to attend a study tour to the very prestigious Beijing Dance Academy.
In 2009, they brought her students to Cebu, Philippines for a 2-week rigid training with
Atlanta Ballet’s Premier Danseur, Mr. Nicholas Pacaña and Mr. Gregg Aaron, and in April 2010, she organized the Australian Conservatoire of Ballet’s Summer Workshop 2010. This was attended by 135 students all over the Philippines.


Pam has 30 years experience in teaching creative movements for preschoolers.
Aside from all these dance achievements, Pamela is a Doctor of Dental Medicine
specializing in Orthodontics and was a member of the board of Directors of the Paranaque

At present, she is the Directress of Dance Theatre Arts, Philippines, a performing Arts
school in the Philippines and also a Ballet faculty at the United Ballet Theatre in Orlando, USA.

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