Network with creatives at ThriveINLIME

Thrive International returns to Trinidad with a series of events at Chancellor Hotel St Anns from Friday 8th – 15th June. The international platform who last year opened doors for local artist Kalpee with a SONY Music deal has plans to network with creatives and stakeholders to develop an ecosystem that can allow others to achieve…

‘A Noble Cause’ To Benefit A Noble Beacon Of The Arts

The Arts Community Unite To Raise Funds For Medical Care For Noble Douglas Today, On Friday May 18, 2018, the arts community will honour the inimitable dancer, choreographer and teacher, Noble Douglas, at A Noble Cause.  This fundraising production will benefit Douglas’s medical expenses associated with back surgery as well as her post-operative care. An eclectic cast of…

New Waves! Returns; Faculty of International Dance Artists Announced

New Waves!, an initiative of the Dance and Performance Institute, returns to Trinidad and Tobago for its 8th season. From 25 July to 1 August 2018 the weeklong program will engage participants in intensive dance classes and workshops, building community, and experiencing the unique cultural landscape of Trinidad & Tobago. New Waves! draws a stellar faculty of international dance…

Contemporary Dance shines at COCO Dance Festival 2017

With a strong line-up of choreographers for the 2017 season, the COCO Dance Festival 2017 proudly launches its 9th edition at Queen’s Hall Auditorium from the 27th to 29th of October. Every year, the festival creates a space for cutting-edge choreography where one can see the very best of modern contemporary dance from local, regional…

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…

Kieron Sargeant – Selling T&T Dancers to the World

Dancer and choreographer Kieron Sargeant was so troubled by the lack of paid opportunities for dancers in T&T outside of Best Village and Carnival that he opened an agency which places dancers in jobs around the world. The Kieron Sargeant Dance and Performing Arts Agency, which was opened in January 2016, has showcased T&T culture…

Gregor Breedy Trinidad Dancer Choreographer Best Village Folks Dance

Gregor Breedy – Saving Trinbagonian Folk Dances

Veteran choreographer Gregor Breedy has been dancing for 36 years and is well known for his work in Best Village. His PhD research in Carnival Studies at UTT involves codifying the steps used in the folk dances of T&T, as a contribution to the dance community. Breedy said folk is currently one of the hardest…

La Danse Caraibe Shines With The Production, ‘Stars’

Heather Henderson-Gordon Creates Stellar Performance Space For Budding Dance Stars This year the budding dance luminaries of Heather Henderson-Gordon’s children’s dance school, La Danse Caraibe (LDC), are set to shine in their presentation, Stars.  The biennial production offers lovers of dance and the arts a medley of classical ballet, modern contemporary, tap, folk, limbo and…