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Filipino Community of Seattle
(FCS) Kalahi Dance Company
By Bennyroyce Royon


FCS Kalahi Dance Group is a Filipino American folk dance troupe for children and adults at the Filipino Community of Seattle. The group meets from September through June every Thursday, 5:30 - 7:30 PM and every other Saturday, 10:00 AM -12:00 PM.  As a multigenerational performance group, FCS Kalahi celebrates and shares the rich Philippine culture through dance, music, and audience participation. Led by Juliet Cheatle (choreographer/teacher) and Bennyroyce Royon (teaching artist/coordinator), the group has performed at festivals, senior care facilities, public & private school events, and more throughout the Puget Sound region. FCS Kalahi also promotes family participation and involvement through rehearsals, performances, community events, and volunteer opportunities. This is a tuition-free program that welcomes students ages five and up. For more information, please visit our website or email us at

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