National Dance Theatre Company Opens Its 55th Season with a Gala Event on July 21


Wow. The National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC) is 55 years old – as old as the nation of Jamaica. But there’s nothing middle-aged about their performances, ever. The company’s 2017 season is about to open with a gala performance and cocktail reception at The Little Theatre this coming Friday, July 21. Here is their press … More National Dance Theatre Company Opens Its 55th Season with a Gala Event on July 21

Reflection, Celebration and Continuity: NDTC Celebrates Its 55th Anniversary at Easter


Easter is nearly here. A traditional Easter Morning performance by the National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC) is something that many Jamaicans look forward to. This is a time of light and renewal for many, before summer sets in. Here is the NDTC’s press release dated April 7, 2017:  The Easter Sunday sunrise performance of the … More Reflection, Celebration and Continuity: NDTC Celebrates Its 55th Anniversary at Easter

Weekly Photo Challenge: Graceful – Dancers, Brides and Trees


I love the Weekly Photo Challenge, as it gives me an excuse to dig into my photo archives and revisit some moments that I had half-forgotten. One of these times was the visit of the Dance Theater of Harlem to Jamaica in May, 2012. I immediately thought of dancers when I saw the word “graceful” … More Weekly Photo Challenge: Graceful – Dancers, Brides and Trees

Celebrating 50 Years of Jamaica-Mexico Friendship: Mariachi and Folk Dancing from Guadalajara


On Saturday, September 17 at 6:30 p.m., the Mexican Embassy will proudly present a most unusual and delightful performance at the Little Theatre in Kingston: the Mariachi Orgullo de Jalisco and the Guadalajara Dance Company. The performance will recognize fifty years – yes, a half-century – of friendship between Mexico and Jamaica – a very … More Celebrating 50 Years of Jamaica-Mexico Friendship: Mariachi and Folk Dancing from Guadalajara