Ballet Philippines Foundation, Inc. was registered with the SEC as a non-stock, non-profit corporation on June 23, 1977. Founded in 1969 by Alice Reyes with the support of Eddie Elejar and the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Ballet Philippines (BP) is widely recognized today as a cornerstone of the Filipino cultural identity. It is an operating cultural organization. Its main office is located at 4/F CCP Bldg., CCP Complex Roxas Blvd., Pasay City. The foundation has 60 regular staff, 5 project-based staff, 8 Part-time Staff , 15 Volunteers and 17 members of the Board of Trustees.
Its purposes (V-M-G), among others, are “to discover and nurture young talents in dance to the highest standards of excellence; to establish and maintain an artistic company for the performance of dance: folk, classical or modern or any forms or variations thereof”. The Foundation’s programs/projects now focus on the following areas: Arts Education Program; Dance Scholarship Program and National Outreach Tours. Geographical scope of programs: Nationwide and overseas.
It was certified for 3 years on April 12, 2012 and which ended on April 16, 2015.