Artists Embassy International and Natica And Richard Angilly's Poetic Dance Theater Company have had a very long relationship with United Poets Laureate International, www.upli-wcp.org. AEI met UPLI in 1981 when Rosemary Wilkerson held a Congress in San Francisco. The bond has been inseperable since then. There had been 4 Congresses prion in Manila, Manila, Philippines, Taiwan, Baltimore, Maryland, and Seoul, South Korea.
In subsequent years, the Poetic Dance Company was invited to perform in Spain, Morocco, Taiwan, Italy, England, China, Nicaragua, Creece, and Japan and Thailand, in addition to various Congresses in the USA. Through independent ventures, they have also performed in Hungary.
Currently, more than half of the UPLI board are also Artists Embassy International members, including UPLI President Virgilio A. Yuzon, Executive Vice President and Secretary Judy Hardin Cheung, Vice President Western USA Natica Angilly, Vice President Northwestern USA Rex Valentine, Vice President Asia Dr. Kenneth Kuanling Fan, Vice President Japan Noriko Mizusaki, board member-at-large Rhodora Maganito.