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Penelop “Penny” Ong


Vaudeville Theatre Company is one of the most well-known musical theatre companies in Cebu, Philippines. We exist to provide local Cebuano artists an avenue for artistic expressions on stage, to train local amateur actors in presenting high quality productions suitable for the family audience at an affordable price, and to provide the Cebuano community enrichment through the artistic and educational components that accompany VTC.

It was founded in 2016 by Penelop “Penny” Ong, a Cebuana theatre and performing arts enthusiast with over 15 years of experience in directing and teaching. She was briefly trained at Music Theater International, New York and International Academy of Film and Television, Cebu City and has directed more than a dozen local and Broadway musicals and ballet shows, including Charles Dicken’s Christmas Carol, The Wizard of Oz, Mulan, Into The Woods, Dr. Seuss Seussical, Pinocchio, Peter Pan, The Nutcracker, and You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown.

Through the company, she seeks to involve students and young professionals in the theatre arts, and to help them discover and develop their potential as artists. She also aims to create, build, and foster a community of thespians with a passion for lifelong learning and a commitment to artistic excellence, pushing the limits of Cebuano theatre to where it has never gone before.

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