Irvine Abesamis


Irvine Abesamis

Iroy was born and raised in Tayabas, a small town in Quezon province, Philippines. He was accepted at the Philippine High School for the Arts as a scholar for Philippine folk dance at the age of 13. He continued learning folk dances and jazz with the University of the Philippines’ UP Filipiniana Dance Group while taking BA Art Studies as his major.

Theatre includes: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Metropolitan Guild, Manila); Angel Street and Gather This Voice (Dulaang UP); The Bluebird of Happiness (Hong Kong); opening team of Hong Kong Disneyland’s Disney on Parade (2005–2007); Festival of the Lion King (2007–2015) and opening cast of Mickey and the Wondrous Book (2015–2018).