Integrated Performing Arts Guild
The Integrate Performing Arts Guild (IPAG) is a leading Philippine dance-theater and drama company whose world-acclaimed productions integrate the dance, music, and arts traditions of the South where it is based. IPAG is the Philippines' Ambassadors-of-Goodwill in extensive world tours and nationwide performances having performed a repertoire of over 40 full-length productions. It has developed a signature dance theater format based on the pangalay, an indigenous dance form that is the Philippines' closest claim to classical dance.
IPAG is a recipient of various national awards and endowments, which have acknowledged its contribution to contemporary Philippine theatre. A leader in the dynamic theater movement in the Philippines, IPAG is a resident theatre company of the MSU-Iligan Institute of Technology. IPAG was founded in 1978 by the Artistic Director Steven P.C. Fernandez and dance researcher Ligaya Fernando-Amilbangsa.