With her unparalleled legacy in both film and TV, Cherie Gil is already a household name in the Philippine showbiz industry. She has won the hearts of many with her performance as Amanda Tupaz in the 2016 TV series Pieta and her in-theater move as the Baroness in The Sound of Music. (Read: 3 Reasons Why Angel, Bea, Dimples, and Anne Are Ultimate #Squadgoals)
But while her performances in these roles are notably good, who would forget her iconic and unforgettable stint in the 1985 movie Bituing Walang Ningning where she played the role of Lavinia Arguelles—a powerful diva whose career was toppled down by her own fan, Dorina Pineda, which was then played by Sharon Cuneta.
To this day, the 56-year-old actress is still being recognized as one of the best in her league. She has earned her place in the Filipino pop culture as the quintessential Filipino kontrabida. (Read: 4 Online Food Businesses by Your Favorite Celebrities)
Secrets Of The Diva
As the Philippines sinks deeper into the quarantine period, Cherie Gil has decided to share her award-winning skills and talent as an actress by putting up an online acting class. The masterclass entitled “Secrets Of The Diva” will start this July and will feature Cherie’s secrets and tips on acting and creative expression. (Read: Gladys Reyes Holds Her First Online Acting Workshop)
The Bituing Walang Ningning star announced her online class on Instagram, Friday, June 26. She also shared that she designed the masterclass herself.
“This personally designed masterclass intimately shares the secrets of The Diva herself, aided with interesting exercises and productive worksheets.” (Read: ICYMI: These websites offer thousands of online cooking classes!)
“I’ve always aspired that one day, I would pass on what I’ve learned from the years I’ve been in the industry of show and performance,” Cherie Gil said.
Cherie Gil’s masterclass is open to aspiring actors and actresses ages 18 and up. The online class will run for six sessions, from July 7 t 18, and has a fee of P10,000 which will benefit the Save Our Schools network.