As part of our week long series of profiling Jamaican dancers and choreographers, YardEdge talks to dancer, Neila Ebanks. YardEdge: Why are you an artist/dancer and when did you first become one? I think I was born one. My dance story starts when I was about 3 or 4 years
The sterling talents of Barbara McCalla, Karen Harriott, Carol Lawes, Hilary Nicholson and Bertina Macaulay have been pulled together to make up the all-star cast for the upcoming play Woman Tongue. With celebrated director Eugene Williams and lighting designer John DaCosta also on board, Woman Tongue is promising to be
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
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
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
eNKompan.E will be staging a weekend workshop for dancers next weekend, November 6th and 7th with Oneil Pryce and Safi Harriott, facilitated by Neila Ebanks. eNKompan.E is a dance performance and teaching organization led by Neila Ebanks. Its purpose is to be a motivator for consciousness and change with respect to
During this year’s Kingston on the Edge performer-choreographer Neila Ebanks is facilitating several events through her emerging performance and teaching entity, eNKompan.E ™. The Fresh Breeze Workshop for Dancers happens Saturday June 26 at School of Dance, and represents an exciting possibility for Jamaica’s dance environment.
KOTE 2010, Love, Art, Liberation will be introducing a line up Dance Workshops. There is limited space so please respond to the workshop organizers to guarantee your space. Workshops 1a & 1b Bodies of Knowledge: SKILL SWAP WORKSHOP (Open) June 19 @ 10 to 11:45am, 12 to 1:45pm
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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