4 days Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio: Patriot and mother who used theater to teach values Inquirer |LS
The passing of Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio, National Artist for Theater, founder of Teatrong Mulat ng Pilipinas, and University of the Philippines (UP) professor emeritus, on Dec. 29, 2020,w at the age of 90 was greeted with the appropriate mixture of mourning and acclaim. Widely recognized as the “grand dame of Southeast Asian theater,” Bonifacio nurtured value-oriented puppetry theater for children for generations. As has been pointed out by Nicanor G. Tiongson, cultural critic and professor emeritus of the UP Film Institute: […] The post Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio: Patriot and mother who used theater to teach values appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle. ... more