Rhosam “sickledsam” Villareal Prudenciado Jr.,Founder of LikhaPH Program, Linear Fluidity Movement Style for Contemporary Dance and Former Artistic Director of Airdance Philippines, is a recipient of “Ani ng Dangal 2010” given by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts for winning the Grand Prize in global stage contemporary dance competition “ Yokohama Dance Collection 2009” held in Japan. As part of the prize, Sam went to Paris, France to study Contemporary Dance under menagerie de verre and National De la Dance
He is also awarded dance residencies by both the local and international dance communities. From 2009-2015, his works were featured in dance festivals around Southeast Asia. He joined Dance Dance Asia under the Japan Foundation, and has toured with them from 2016-2018. His latest projects are a residency program under Youkobo Arts Space and the Tokas Research Residency which will take place in Tokyo, Japan from 2019-2020.
Recently he was one of the AET KOREOGRAPIYA 2020 AWARDEES and Online Initiative 2020 with Mia Cabalfin with Philipine and Japan Dance Artist for Pahayag Phase 3- Research and Live Performance supported by The Japan Foundation Manila.