TERESA BARROZO (b.1982, Manila) is a sound artist, composer and curious listener with a wide range of work for film, theatre and dance. Her compositions have been featured in the Asian Composers League Festivals in Japan and Thailand, and in the Asia-Pacific Weeks in Germany. Her film music works has been part of major international film festivals in Cannes, Venice, Toronto, Locarno and Berlin, to name a few. She was a recipient of the Ani ng Dangal Award from the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (Philippines) and a fellow of the Asian Cultural Council (2014) in New York. Her fellowship focused on new music, sound art and design, performance, and contemporary sonic practices in listening, field recording, acoustic ecology, neuromusic, and electronic and computer music composition.
Among her theater works are music and sound design for “Games People Play”, PETA's "Bona", Repertory Philippines' "Next Fall", Tanghalang Ateneo’s “Ang Oresteyas”, “Middle Finger”, Ateneo Entablado's musical "Labaw Donggon", Dulaang UP’s “Measure for Measure/Hakbang Sa Hakbang”, Virgin Labfest's “Kafatiran”, "Mga Kuneho", Sipat Lawin Ensemble's "Haring Tubul" and "Battalia Royale”. Her music for dance include collaborations with dance-artists Myra Beltran for "Itim Asu 1719-2009”, Tess Jamias for Ballet Philippines' “Kabaret”, Christine Crame for BP’s “Anting: Sintoris Gentillorum”, and UP Dance Company’s “Pavillon IV” by Michael Que and Dingdong Selga.
Barrozo has collaborated with filmmakers Raya Martin, Sherad Anthony Sanchez, John Torres, Adolf Alix, Chris Martinez, Joyce Bernal, Rory Quintos, Andoy Ranay, and 62nd Cannes Film Festival Palm D'or Best Director Brillante Mendoza. Her music for "Kinatay" received Best Original Soundtrack at the 42nd Sitges International Film Festival (Spain). She was awarded CinemaOne Originals Best Music for Sari Lluch Dalena's "Ka Oryang", Young Critic's Circle Best Sound and Aural Orchestration for Adolf Alix's "Kalayaan”, and Metro Manila Film Festival Best Music for Joyce Bernal’s “10,000 Hours”. Other works include Jade Castro's "ZOMBADINGS: Patayin Sa Shokot si Remington", Vincent Sandoval's "Aparisyon", Alvin Yapan's "Debosyon", Eduardo Roy Jr.'s "Quick Change", Sherad Anthony Sanchez's "Jungle Love", Chris Martinez’s “The Gifted” and Brillante Mendoza's "Tirador", "Lola", "Captive" and "Thy Womb".
Teresa is a member of the American Society for Acoustic Ecology and is the resident composer and sound designer of the edge-work, site-specific, community theater company, Sipat Lawin Ensemble.