Actor for Theater / Teacher
Ian Santos is a graduate of Philippine High School for the Arts, where he understood their role in cultivating and promoting the Philippine arts. He was a full scholar at De La Salle College of Saint Benilde where he was part of Dulaang Filipino, the college's resident theater company, performing in international theater festivals and competitions including the Teatralny Koufar International Student and Youth Theatre Festival in Minsk, Belarus where their group's performance of "Oedipus" won major prizes including Best Performance in Amateur Theater. He has experience in teaching storytelling and theater to deaf, and autistic communities and is currently holding theater workshops for underprivileged children. When asked about his inspiration and goals, he says it's to carve his own path and inspire people to explore theater arts, "Tawag sa amin, 'Artista ng Bayan', pero ang totoo, Artista kami para sa Bayan.".
Performer since: 2011
Location: Parañaque City
Training: Acting, Directing, Production Design, Stage Management, Production Management, Improvisation, Technical Directing, Histories of Philippine, Asian, and World Theater