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Jamaica Dance Umbrella (JDU) 2015 starts this Friday March 6 and runs to March 8. As usual, JDU gives audiences a chance to view a wide range of local dance companies all in one weekend. This Thursday at 8:00pm is the launch and honours Mr. Barrington Moncrieffe and L’Antoinette Stines for

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DanceHappening on the Edge 2013

This year, the J.D.U celebrates its 5th anniversary. Their programme of events have been running from Monday, Feb. 25th and will continue until  Sunday March 03, 2013, In keeping with the themes of the ‘Fives,’ The Jamaica Dance Umbrella’s “5 years of Jamaica’s first ever dance festival” will feature four

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It’s Jamaica Dance Umbrella time again this weekend at the Philip Sherlock Centre, UWI, Mona. The Philip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts (PSCCA) will once again showcase the best dance talent in Jamaica and beyond our shores through the Jamaica Dance Umbrella (JDU) 2012 showcase. This will take place

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Dance

This is the schedule for the weekend for the JAMAICA DANCE UMBRELLA festival which starts Thursday. Thurs March 3rd, 2011 – 7:30 pm Renee McDonald KRI Performing Arts School – (Cayman Islands) She Her Me – A Collaboartive Dance Collage, co-creators Safi Harriott, Neila Ebanks, Tamara Thomas and special guests

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Dance

Jamaica Dance Umbrella (JDU) is a fantastic festival of  Jamaican dance now in its third year. The festival will run from March 3 to 6th at the Philip Sherlock Centre Theatre,  University of the West Indies, Mona. The festival features an eclectic combination of Jamaican dancers, choreographers and dance companies performing

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Dance

The Philip Sherlock Center for the Creative Arts is presenting the 2nd Annual Jamaica Dance Umbrella (JDU) from Friday March 5th to Sunday March 7th. This amazing dance event is being dubbed “a celebration of excellence in dance theater” and is dedicated this year to Professor Rex Nettleford.

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Dance

Neila Ebanks Dance Umbrella reviewed by the Gleaner. Read more at the Gleaner…

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YardEdge talks to dancer Stefanie Thomas, one of the dancers in the recently concluded Jamaica Dance Umbrella. The festival was an exciting display of the diverse dance talent that we have in Jamaica. Congratulations to all the organizers and hope to see it again next year! YardEdge:  Why are you

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Dance

The Jamaica Dance Showcase continues tonight (showtime 6pm) and has so far been an excellent display of the diverse dance talent that exists in Jamaica (review to follow). YardEdge talks to dancer/choreographer Maria Hitchins who specializes in Dancehall and who is presenting her works tonight. YardEdge:  How would you describe

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DanceHappenings On The Edge

As part of our series of profiling dancers in this weekend’s  Jamaica Dance Showcase, YardEdge talks to Christina Gonzales. YardEdge:  Why are you an artist/dancer and when did you first become one? Christina: Dancing started for me over 10 years ago, I dance because I love it, my greatest influence

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