Friday, April 27, 2012

Arron Villaflor

Arron Villaflor or known as Awooo or A to his friends and family is a Star Magic talent of ABS-CBN under the wing of Handler Kate Anjela. An stage-performer, dancer, actor, host and a rising singing star. 

Arron was born on July 5, 1990 at Fairlane Subdivision, San Vicente, Tarlac, He is the middle of five children of Frederico and Estelita Villaflor, two elder brothers- Jelson and Adrian, and two younger sisters- Aika and Nikki. 

The year 2005 was when he auditioned for the Star Circle Quest National Teen Edition in Baguio City. He was the 50th of his batch. Other than luck, his persistence and faith played vital roles as he made it to the final fifteen from all over the Philippines.

2006 was just great for him. Arron’s first commercial came in; The Nissins Yakisoba followed by the Extraderm “Win A Date With A Star”. He appeared in the afternoon show YourSong “Akin ka nalang”. He was also launched in the movie “Can This Be Love”; and You are the One and was included in the sitcom of Aga Mulach in “Ok Fine, Ito Ang Gusto Nyo”. The middle of the year Awooo bagged the title Grand Champion in the celebrity dance contest “U CAN DANCE”. He was just amazing and was indeed very deserving as the Grand Champion for no one dances like he did! He was like a spinning top that never stops.

Arron’s first soap came in the year 2007. Playing the part of Kevin, an admirer of Kim Chiu in “Sana Maulit Muli”; and a weekly fantaserye “Pendro Penduko at ang mga Engkantao” where he played Edward- a half human, half sea-creature super hero. His projects didn’t stop from there. He appeared in the movie Katas ng Saudi with Senator Jinggoy Estrada for the Metro Manila Film Festival directed by Mr. Joey Reyes.  Arron also became a regular artist of ASAP from different dance groups; Full Circle to the Dynamite Dance Crew, now to the teen favorite the GIGGERBOYS.

Arron became busy with his studies in the year 2008, a senior student then at Tarlac Montessori School. After Graduation, to balance college study and showbiz, Arron decided to enroll at a school near ABS-CBN premises; the Kester Grant College with a course in Management. It was easier for him then to move and work on his schedules and classes. Towards half of the year, the Gantimpala Theater Foundation offered the role of Don Juan in the highly successful play “Ibong Adarna”. September of 2008, a casting call for a GLOBE TELECOM advertisement was given, and Arron was fortunate enough to bag the lead in that commercial. Also in this year, Arron became part of the movie Caregiver with Ms. Sharon Cuneta shown the early half of 2008 directed by Mr. Chito Rono. He also played Red Cloud in Komiks PresentsMars Ravelo's Tiny Tony with John Pratts and Totoy in Love Spell presents Game.

On 2009, Arron signed up to the 32nd season of the “Ibong Adarna” play with Gantimpala Foundation. He was just enjoying theater so much that he also accepted to play Lapu Lapu in the Sinulog Festival in Cebu. Other than promoting shows and their group Giggerboys; ABS-CBN casted them to do a remake of Boystown; Shown every Sunday of May after ASAP09. 2009 was also Arron’s first travel to the US with the Star Magic Artists to do a series of shows. Right after his comeback; He played Jigu Manuson in Agimat, Ang Mga Alamat ni Ramon Revilla presents Tiagong Akyat with Gerald Anderson. He also played Marco Aragon in the Emmy Nominee Teleserye Dahil May Isang Ikaw with Jericho Rosales, Sid Lucero and Kristine Hermosa.

The Year 2010 was very fruitful for Arron’s career. He was casted to do the lead role of Cinema One Originals Indie Film Entry Astro Mayabang. The film was awarded as the audience choice award from having good reviews from part-jury and movie goers. Arron also accepted to guest on Midnight DJ of ABC5 as Raffy and GMA7’s Maynila as Kristoff. He also had his first Maalala Mo Kaya titled dancing shoes and played the role of Ariel. September and December of 2010 Arron still played Don Juan in the highly successful Ibong Adarna of Gantimpala Foundation. Towards the end of the year. Arron’s hosting prowess with Gigger Boys was seen by many teens of this generation. They leveled-up what it takes it be the sensation; from acting to singing, to dancing and to hosting. 
Shout-Out run til 2011 where Arron was one of the main hosts. Other than his regular stint at ASAP Rocks; A new show was offered to Arron, the Goodvibes, playing the role of Franco Mendoza; this time with Sam Concepcion and Enrique Gil. The show had very impressive rating that it was even extended. This year Arron did a remarkable performance in a lead role in Maalala Mo kaya’s episode Tulay, playing the role of Nikko. It was a very heartbreaking and heartwarming drama that many people noticed his acting ability. Arron was also offered to do a major role in the Teleserye, Maria La Del Barrio as Vladimir dela Vega with Enchong Dee and Erich Gonzales. Arron has been receiving good feedbacks from his acting in this serye. The show has been extended til 2012 and had a Book 2.

2011 was indeed a lucky year for Arron. He launched his first ever single and music video on MYX titled Ex-Bestfriend and landed the Top 18th spot on week 1, 14th spot on week 2 and 15th spot on week3. Currently Arron is working on first album and most likely by 2012 it will be released. Just November of this year, Second Semester, Arron enrolled at Kester Grant College to continue his course in Management. Other than ASAP Rocks and Maria Ladel Barrio, Arron is also doing some mall shows and basketball tournaments with Star Magic. At present Arron is an endorser of Crimson Clothing, Skechers U.S.A, Gold's Gym, Faces and Curves, GAOC by: Dr. Steve Mark Gan, Nail.A.Holics.

Here is an exclusive video interview I had with Arron.