NDATT Launches Community Outreach Meetings

The revival of the National Drama Association of T&T (NDATT) will enable T&T theatre practitioners to contribute to the development of T&T as a nation as a cohesive whole. That’s the view of Dr. Lester Efebo Wilkinson, who is the Chairman of the organization’s caretaker committee. Wilkinson, who was the second President of NDATT after…

High Mass – A Spiritual Reawakening Through Dance

Les Enfants Dance Company will make a glorious return to the stage with its production of High Mass on Saturday 27th May 2017 at Christ Church, Cascade, and Sunday 28th May at St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Pleasantville, San Fernando. Conceptualised as a full mass in motion, High Mass was conceived by the legendary dance pioneer…

New cast announced for Disney’s The Lion King in London’s West End

The West End production of Disney’s The Lion King has announced 11 new cast members who are joining the London company from today. Janique Charles, Gary Jordan and Dominique Planter will take over the principal roles of ‘Nala’, ‘Zazu’ and ‘Shenzi’ respectively. They are joined by Lila Anderson, Owen Chaponda, Deborah Dada, Debôrah Godchaser, Brian…

Vocal Trio Q-E-D TT take audiences ‘Down Memory Lane’

Three of Trinidad and Tobago’s finest vocalists, Edward Cumberbatch, Raymond Edwards and Nigel Floyd joined together to prove that good music can be ‘Quite Exquisitely Done’. The group’s individual members have made quite a name for themselves over the years as solo artistes. As friends, they decided to come together to make an even more…

Trafficked Actor – Brett Bengochea has died

tBrett Bengochea, a film actor perhaps best known for his role as Alejandro in Sean Hodgkinson’s Traffiked (2015), has died. News came to the Trinidad and Tobago Performing Arts Network early this morning that Bengochea died as a result of drowning, sometime in the latter hours of Saturday 29th April 2017. A report coming out later today said Brett was…

New Theatre Company to Make Its Debut

This week, Trinidad and Tobago will welcome its newest production company to the stage. Sapphire Productions; the brainchild of Gabrielle Scott – a promising University of the West Indies (UWI) B.A. Theatre Arts graduate who has been working with youths through theatre for the past 6 years, was born ‘out of the overflow of need for positive…

Trinidad Theatre Workshop Finds a New Home

Cabinet today approved the lease of state-owned property for use by the Trindad Theatre Workshop. The TTW will find a new home at No. 6 Newbold Street, St. Clair. This decision, which was made on March 23rd , followed a request by the Ministry of Community Develoment, Culture and the Arts through the Ministry of Public…

The Monday Night Theatre Forum returns with Christopher Pinheiro

The Monday Night Theatre Forum returns for its second season on March 27, with legendary textile artist Christopher Pinheiro. The forum takes place at the Trinidad Theatre Workshop, corner of Norfolk Street and Jerningham Avenue, Belmont. Pinheiro is a Trinidad-born theatrician, carnvalist, multi-media artist, face and fabric painter, writer, curator and cultural researcher. He trained with…