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Saturday, October 23, 2021
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GMA welcomes 'Kapuso' artists

GMA Artist Center (GMAAC), the talent arm of GMA Network, is committed to its vision of being at the forefront of discovering and honing world-class talents.

Kapuso viewers witnessed a glimpse of "Signed for Stardom," the biggest contract signing event spearheaded by GMA Artist Center (GMAAC), in the hit weekend variety show "All-Out Sundays" on September 5.

GMAAC talents have already been recognized in various international competitions and festivals. As they progress into the ever-changing landscape of show business, they aim to produce more globally competitive artists that can impress audiences in and out the Philippines.

At the opening of All-Out Sunday�s special segment was a short glimpse of how the management helped its existing artists wow the world in several different fields and various prestigious award-giving bodies across countries.

Aside from this, an exceptional song and dance number from the AyOS barkada including GMA Artist Center talents Julie Anne San Jose, Barbie Forteza, Rayver Cruz, Miguel Tanfelix, Aicelle Santos, Rita Daniela, Ken Chan, Gabbi Garcia, Ruru Madrid, Jessica Villarubin, Jeremiah Tiangco, Derrick Monasterio, Sanya Lopez, Bianca Umali, and Glaiza de Castro welcomed the new and the re-contracting artists

Throughout the years, the GMA Artist Center is always on the lookout for projects and collaborations, both local and international, where their artists could showcase their versatility in their chosen field of expertise.

Present during the contract signing ceremony were Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Felipe S. Yalong, GMA Films, Inc. President and Programming Consultant to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Atty Annette Gozon-Valdes, Senior Vice President for Entertainment Group Lilybeth G. Rasonable, Senior Vice President for Corporate Strategic Planning and Business Development and Head of Program Support and Concurrent Chief Risk Officer Regie C. Bautista.

First Vice President for Program Management Department Jose Mari R. Abacan, First Vice President and Head of Regional TV and Synergy Oliver B. Amoroso, Vice President for Corporate Affairs and Communications Angel Javier-Cruz, Senior Assistant Vice President for Alternative Productions Gigi Santiago-Lara, Assistant Vice President for Talent Imaging and Marketing Simoun Ferrer were also present in the event.

GMA Artist Center consultant Johnny Manahan and GMA Artist Center Senior Talent Managers Daryl Zamora, Vic Del Rosario, Tracy Garcia and Joy Marcelo led the activity.

Among those who signed contract with the Kapuso network included Mark Herras, Pauline Mendoza, Ashley Ortega, Faye Lorenzo, Therese Malvar, Vaness Del Moral, Analyn Barro, Lucho Ayala, Sherilyn Reyes-Tan, Luane Dy, Jose Sarasola, Rain Matienzo, Martin Javier, Patricia Tumulak, Claire Castro, Alexandra Yap, Julia Pascual, Sandro Muhlach, Saviour Ramos, Lala Vinzon, Denise Barbacena, Shemee Buenaobra, Gab Yabut, Sebastian Pajarillo, Levince Sotto, Kimson Tan, Migs Villasis, Jamir Zabarte, Ashley Alcayde, Carlo San Juan, Lei Angela, Coleen Paz, Bryce Eusebio, Gabrielle Hahn and Shanelle Agustin.

This roster boasts of a variety of talents in the fields of acting, singing, dancing, and hosting, as well as showbiz royalties who are full of promising potential.

Gozon-Valdes congratulated the Kapuso artists, saying that "I'm very happy to see that our GMA Artist Center family is growing and thank you to everyone, to our artists who are renewing today, we've come a long way and I'm also very excited to welcome the new artists who are signing with GMA. Thank you for putting your trust in GMA, thank you for choosing GMA to be your home, and we are very excited to be part of your showbiz journey."

Manahan teased about the exciting future of GMA Artist Center but stressed that the job of an actor or an artist is to deliver memorable performances in whatever projects he or she may be doing.


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