In Memoriam 2017 | A call for submissions

Since 2014; with the exception of 2015, the Trinidad and Tobago Performing Arts Network has been memorializing both the celebrated and unsung heroes of T&T’s performing arts community, who passed away in the respective years. Last year’s tribute honored the contributions of 21 persons to our performing arts landscape, which included: Dr. Jit Samaroo, Claudia Applewhaite, Joey Lewis, Asami Nagakiya,…

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…

Young actors shine in ‘Green Days by the River’

Even before Green Days by the River is released on the big screen, the film has already scored big. Two weeks ago, the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival (TTFF) announced that the production will open next month’s premiere – making it the first feature film, directed and produced by Trinbagonian talent, to achieve such a…

DMAD Company Revisits its Humble Beginnings

When Jeaneen Roberts; a student of the St. Augustine Secondary School drama club was diagnosed with cancer in 2006,  Andre Dillon and Deona Ferdinand; (Co-Founders) of D.M.A.D Company, decided to use theatre to raise funds for her treatment and care. In 2007 DMAD Company staged its first production as a fundraiser. This production featured two shorter…