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Charmaine Bianca Perez

Bianca started her training in classical ballet training at Acts Manila under Chelo Gemina andin modern dance under Jun Saagundo. In 2007, she took the Australian Conservatoire of Ballet Exam under Christine Walsh and earned a grade of Distinction in the 4th Level. That same year, she was a finalist at the NAMCYA, Junior Ballet Division. Bianca joined the Philippine Ballet Theatre in 2008 and trained under Anatoly Panasyukov and Gener Caringal, and joined its international tour in China for the 10th Asian Arts Festival.

With PBT, she joined major productions such as Giselle,and landed the lead in Ang Sultan and demi-soloist rolesin Andres Bonifacio KKK.

In 2009, Bianca joined Ballet Philippines as an apprentice and became a company member in 2010. She was also accepted to American Ballet Theatre’s Summer Intensive Program in New York in 2009 and was a finalist in the 2010 NAMCYA Senior Ballet Division. Her notable roles with the company include the Pas de Deux in Les Sylphides, Maria Clara in Crisostomo Ibarra, one of the two females in Carlo Pacis' Shifting Wait, the female in the Flames of Paris Pas de Deux, Hermia in Pacis' A Midsummer Night's Dream and Kaikeyi in Rama Hari.

In 2014, she graduated from the University of the Philippines, Manila with a bachelor's degree in Philippine Arts, majoring in Arts Management.