Tanghalang Pilipino (TP) is the resident drama company of the Cultural Center of the Philippines. Since it was established in 1987, it has successfully presented 114 productions within 15 seasons while generating one of the best attendance records among the CCP’s resident companies.
Tanghalang Pilipino challenges each Filipino to remain committed to his moral convictions, to uphold what is right and just, and therefore fulfill a social responsibility shared by all.
Tanghalang Pilipino envisions raising Philippine theatre to heights of professional and artistic excellence, dedicated to developing and training actors, playwrights and designers with special emphasis in the production of original Filipino plays. By staging plays from the repertoire of Philippine past and plays in translation from other countries, TP hopes to bring to the experience of both artists and audience the best of Philippine and global theater tradition. It looks forward to educating and awakening the cultural consciousness of the Filipino audiences through its regular performances and other related activities like workshops, symposia and interactions.