Auditions Announced for New Play Festival 2017

After a successful inaugural showcase last year, the Playwrights Workshop Trinbago’s Annual New Play Festival will return to the Trinidad Theatre Workshop from October 26 – November 5, 2017. This year’s festival will once again feature three plays that have never been staged – Aryanna Mohammed’s “Sunrise Love to Sunset Hate”, Toni Lima’s “Bedbugs” and Tony…

Photo Flash: J’ouvert – Wilderness Ass Mas with North West Laventille

Written and directed by Davlin Thomas, and produced by the North West Laventille Cultural Movement, the play J’ouvert:- Wilderness Ass Mas seeks to embrace the notion of J’ouvert as ritualistic cleansing or communion. Synopsis: This Carnivalesque, magical, real production is set in Picton Hill just before the Carnival begins (J’ouvert) where four men and one woman…

NDATT Elects a New Executive

The National Drama Association of T&T has elected a new executive body, following its Annual General Meeting on July 23. Over 120 members turned out to vote in the organization’s first AGM since 2012. The new executive body is comprised of President Wendell Etienne, Vice President Triston Wallace, Secretary Safa Niamat-Ali, Assistant Secretary Ria Carrera-Toney,…

Natioal Drama Association of Trinidad and Tobago NDATT Michael Cherrie, Penelope Spencer, Theresa Awai, Dr. Efebo Wilkinson, Dr. Helmer hilwig, Safa Niamat-Ali, Trevor Jadunath

A New Way Forward for Theatre – NDATT Announces AGM

After a three month membership drive and  revitalisation campaign, The National Drama Association of Trinidad and Tobago (NDATT) has announced that their Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Sunday 23rd July, 10AM at the Little Carib Theatre. According to a release by the NDATT Caretaker Committee, the main agenda of this AGM; after…

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…

Theatre Night Out II – A Spectacular Musical Theatre Showcase

The Southern Academy of the Performing Arts will experience the magic of musical theatre on Saturday 17th June, when the curtains open on Chandelier Productions’ Theatre Night Out II. Theatre Night Out II is a spectacular musical theatre concert featuring excerpts from several of Broadway’s biggest hits such as Annie, Sister Act, Les Miserables and…

Making Out Dem Drama Queens

Drama Queens is a feature length docu-film explores the personal and professional lives of four of Trinidad and Tobago’s most dynamic and iconic female stage performers – Cecilia Salazar, Leslie-Ann Lavine, Rhoma Spencer and Penelope Spencer.