Kids put leading Filipino artists on the hot seat and ask them questions about art an ...


Presented By:

Cultural Center of the Philippines




Pilot Episode: July 14, 2021 | 6:00 PM

via the CCP Facebook page and CCP YouTube Channel

Succeeding Episodes: aired every Wednesday, 6pm, via the CCP YouTube Channel


Young At Art is a new web series that features conversations between young children and veteran artists, where the older generation talks about their passion on arts and culture. Young At Art Season 1 is composed of 18 episodes, directed by Karl Alexis Jingco of Eksena PH. Premiering on July 14, 2021, each episode will be aired every Wednesday, 6pm, via the CCP YouTube Channel. 

Aside from making art matter in every Filipino, the web series aims to show the perception of through the eyes of young artists. By providing children with enriching experiences and engaging interactions, it can provide an opportunity to initiate creativity, explore art making, and learn cultures through social interactions. 

Through the eyes of curious and talented kids, the audience can discern how arts can widen one's imagination and creativity for human connection and deeper understanding of one's cultural orientation. 

The Young At Art series is produced by the Cultural Center of the Philippines, through the Audience Development Division of the Arts Education Department.



Art Form

Featured Artist

1 (Part 1)

Dance (Ballet)

Alice Reyes 

(National Artist for Dance, 2014)

2 (Part 2)

3 (Part 1)


Film (Direction and Storytelling)

Kidlat Tahimik

(National Artist for Film, 2018)

4 (Part 2)

5 (Part 1)


Music (Singing and Composition)

Ryan Cayabyab 

(National Artist for Music, 2018)

6 Part 2)

7 (Part 1)


Theater/Film (Acting)


Shamaine Buencamino

(Award-winning Film, TV and Theater Actress)

8 (Part 2)

9 (Part 1)


Theater/Film  (Acting)

Lea Salonga 

(International award-winning musical theater actress)

10 (Part 2)


Dance (Ballet)

Lisa Macuja-Elizalde

(Prima Ballerina, CEO of Ballet Manila)


Film (Direction and Storytelling)

Antoinette Jadaone

(International award-winning Film Director and Screenplay Writer)


Visual Arts (Drawing)

Robert Alejandro

(Award-winning graphic artist, illustrator, painter, crafter and one of the pillars of craft shop, Papemelroti)


Visual Arts (Multi-media Arts)

Toym Imao

(Well-known sculptor and painter in both classical and contemporary styles, son of Abdulmari Asia Imao, National Artist for Sculpture, 2006)


Music (Choral Singing)

Mark Anthony Carpio

(Present choirmaster of the Philippine Madrigal Singers, Kilyawan Boys Choir, Voces Aurorae, Pansol Choir, and the Madz Schola Cantorum)



Dr. Luis P. Gatmaitan

(A medical doctor and an award-winning children’s books author)


Dance (Ballet)

Richardson Yadao and Macel Dofitas

(Former Principal Dancers of Ballet Philippines) 


Music (Opera Singing)

Mary Louise M. Alcantara

(An alumna of Philippine Madrigal Singers and a well-known soprano, music educator, choral conductor, and writer)



Executive Producer:                  Eva D.G. Mari Salvador, Associate Artistic Director

Audience Development Team:  Ronnie B. Mirabuena

                                                  Lino B. Matalang Jr. 

                                                  Ian Darwin Wong

Director:                         Karl Alexis Jingco 

Editors:                           Patrick Valerio 

                                       Ezikiel Pamaran

Production Manager:     Antonette Go

Production Coordinators:      Steph Estrella

                                             Dianna Lyn Magpantay 

                                             Felix Tiongson

Original Song Composers:  Jiereyco M. Basilio

                                             Karl Alexis Jingco

                                             Fortunato O. Ramos Jr.