2019 – Lola Coco’s Barrio

Filipino Intercultural Society of Drexel University


  • Theme: Lola Coco’s Barrio
  • Description: A story about a Filipino boy whose family forbids him to dance. He steals a Tinikling stick from his famous dancing grandfather’s crypt and is transported to the Underworld. There, he learns about his ancestors’ love for dance and learns all the different dances of his culture. He comes back to the real world and tries to get his family to understand why dancing brings him closer to his family and his culture.
  • Date: Saturday, April 27
  • Time:Dinner 6:00pm, show 7:30pm


  • Co-chairs: Jennifer Nguyen and Willy Thai
  • Commitee Heads
    • PR Chairs: Alyssa Geniza and Chris Oliveros
    • Dance Chairs: Joti Saha and Gerard Dimen
    • Props Charis:  Jessica Nguyen and Ryan Viz
    • Script Chairs:  Kenny Arceo and Karla Manalac
    • Sound Chairs: Geoffrey Du and Ying St.Cerny
    • Commercial Chairs: Emmanuel Mendoza and Angela Le
    • Documentation Chair: Tom Rennar and Joseph Dimen
    • Graphics Chair: Meredith Capuli
    • Culture Chair: Patrick Castillo
    • Finance/Food Chair: Steve Tamayo
    • Facilities Chair: Abir Razzak

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