BBC World Service and British Council launch International Radio Playwriting Competition 2018

LONDON. Writers from around the world are invited to submit their scripts as the 26th International Radio Playwriting Competition is now open. The global competition, hosted by BBC World Service and the British Council, in partnership with co-producers The Open University, offers the unique opportunity for playwrights to use the medium of radio drama to…

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…

COCO Dance hits classrooms across Trinidad

The classroom is about to loud and fun for over 100 primary school students and their teachers with the arrival of a touring ensemble of dance and movement practitioners from Texas State University. The ensemble will visit Trinidad as part of COCO Dance Festival’s COCO in the Community programme from October 19 – 24. The visitors…

Review: Lavine Steals in Dan the Travelling Man

“Dan is a man who cya hold he hand when it comes to woman,” is how Philomena Alexis Baptiste, as the play’s narrator, describes the titular character in Christine Johnson’s Dan the Travelling Man (a Baggasse Company production). I saw the play for the first time during its encore run at Central Bank on Saturday…

Cast Confusion at KHONA Finale [Exclusive]

The soaring chorus of the celebratory final act of KHONA The Musical turned swiftly to angry chants of protest backstage at the Lord Kitchener (Aldwyn Roberts) Auditorium of the National Academy for Performing Arts (NAPA). On Friday 29th September, immediately following the curtain call of the final show, furious cast members of one of the…