Giselle Tongi-Walters
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My ‘First Love at 40!’ experience
by Giselle Tongi-Walters - October 29, 2018 - 12:00am
I had a pretty unforgettable birthday this year when on the eve of my 40th birthday, I received word from my management team in Manila, Genesis Entertainment, that I was confirmed to leave for Vancouver to do a Paul...
Creative collaboration series
by Giselle Tongi-Walters - May 9, 2014 - 12:00am
Last month, I was tasked to host and introduce the 24 artists represented by At East Jed Root, the top agency for creative talent that just launched here in Manila.
Malaysia: Truly Asia!!!
by Giselle Tongi-Walters - March 16, 2014 - 12:00am
It was a short trip of three days, two nights which surprisingly was enough time to see the sights and sounds of Kuala Lumpur as well as do some shopping around the metropolis, which also happened to be having tremendous...
New year & new network
by Giselle Tongi-Walters - February 2, 2014 - 12:00am
A new year is upon us! The Year of the Horse has smiled favorably on me and as luck would have it, I find myself back on television via GMA 7’s Paraiso Ko’y Ikaw.
Michael Williams: Directing Cinderella is a blast!
by Giselle Tongi-Walters - November 25, 2013 - 12:00am
Michael Stuart Williams, the veteran theater actor that we all know and love for his years devoted to the Philippine stage, has transitioned seamlessly into directing.
Take a Closer look
by Giselle Tongi-Walters - October 19, 2013 - 12:00am
The latest theater company in town, Red Turnip Theater, opened its maiden theatrical production Closer last Oct. 4.
K-La shines in Carrie
by Giselle Tongi-Walters - October 4, 2013 - 12:00am
If you don’t know her name, then you should. K-La Rivera is indisputably the princess of musical theater, with a range that will leave you every bit of a fan as I have become.
Carrie on Cohen’s mind
by Giselle Tongi-Walters - September 30, 2013 - 12:00am
Lawrence Cohen, the screenwriter of the 1976 cult classic film Carrie by Brian De Palma, was in town to meet the cast and crew of Atlantis Productions’ Carrie, the  musical adaptation of the film, that...
The witches of Wicked Manila
by Giselle Tongi-Walters - August 29, 2013 - 12:00am
For the press launch of Wicked held recently by Lunch Box Theatrical Productions and Concertus Manila at the Diamond Hotel, two of the leads for the worldwide blockbuster musical graciously sang the most recognizable...
What I miss about US life
by Giselle Tongi-Walters - August 25, 2013 - 12:00am
Some of the things that I truly miss about living in America are the events that happen every year that bring together people from different Filipino-American communities.
Thank goodness for Theatre Actors Guild!
by Giselle Tongi-Walters - June 13, 2013 - 12:00am
Last May 31, I had a recital for a 10-day Master’s Class in Acting that acclaimed director Anton Juan gave in cooperation with Music Artes and the Philippine Theatre Actors Guild (TAG).
Open letter to birthday boy Rajo Laurel
by Giselle Tongi-Walters - May 29, 2013 - 12:00am
What does one give a friend who certainly has achieved so much, be it in his professional or personal life?
TSAA: Honing the talent in every child
by Giselle Tongi-Walters - May 10, 2013 - 12:00am
Last week, I appeared on the ABS-CBN talk show Kris TV where I shared with the viewers my mother-in-law Carol Walters’ deviled eggs recipe.
A roarin’ and rockin’ good time
by Giselle Tongi-Walters - April 24, 2013 - 12:00am
Viva Atlantis Theatricals has brought to Philippine audiences a roarin’ and rockin’ good time with a musical theater production that leaves you giddy from head to toe.
My ‘nip slip’
by Giselle Tongi-Walters - April 14, 2013 - 12:00am
With the indie film, Bayang Magiliw, the fashion reality show, Mega Young Designers Competition: All Stars edition on etc and the April 2013 Rogue magazine cover coming out all in the same week, you’re probably...
Artista ka ba talaga?
by Giselle Tongi-Walters - April 6, 2013 - 12:00am
During the Lenten season, I’ve come to the realization that it’s time that I give back, not just in my own little way but in a way wherein I can share what I have learned in the many years I’ve...
The actor’s director is back!
by Giselle Tongi-Walters - February 28, 2013 - 12:00am
I had the most gratifying pleasure of working with him in the late ’90s when I did a film named Deliryo with Jomari Yllana. I’d like to think it was a film that was ahead of its time bordering on psychotic...
Aryana the magical tail comes to an end
by Giselle Tongi-Walters - January 19, 2013 - 12:00am
“Just got home from the finale presscon of Aryana and am thankful for having been part of this ABS-CBN show that has rated continuously well over nine months.
Bring on the Tweets!
by Giselle Tongi-Walters - January 7, 2013 - 12:00am
2013 is upon us and once again the biggest news that had people cyber buzzing about over the New Year was Kim Kardashian’s pregnancy with Kanye West, which not surprisingly spread like wildfire through the...
Be dazzled by Aladdin
by Giselle Tongi-Walters - November 30, 2012 - 12:00am
Disney Theatricals has handpicked Atlantis Productions to stage for the first time in Asia the musical Aladdin — all with good reason.
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