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.

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…

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…