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Let's Dance: NDTC Launches 55th Anniversary Celebrations

Mark Phinn and Kerry Ann Henry in Dimensions at the NDTC 55th anniversary launch

A beautifully serene rendition of ‘Evening Time’ brought the musical overture at the launch of the National Dance Theatre Company’s 55th anniversary celebrations to a close.

Reaching In to Tradition and Stretching Out to the Future: NDTC 2016 Season of Dance

David Brown's 'Labess' is one of the most striking dances of NDTC 2016

Six years after Rex Nettleford’s passing, the National Dance Theatre Company reached inward and stretched, pulling out Kevin Moore’s Hommage a’ Dambala, a sweeping dance that is a clear inheritor of Nettleford’s legacy of mining folk culture and combining live music with dance for a d

A Beautiful Morning of Movement and Music

NDTC celebrated Easter with a beautiful morning of movement and music

Though not as much a staple of Easter in Jamaica as bun and cheese and fried sprat and hardough bread, with 35 years under its leotard the National Dance Theatre Company’s Morning of Movement and Music is an established tradition.

Jamaica Farewell: Tamara Thomas Bids Goodbye with Stolen From Africa

Tamara Thomas (photos by Sabriya Simon)

Tamara Thomas has had a circuitous route to a life of dance, but now, she sees it as her purpose. While loving dance since childhood, it was only much later in life, after attending Cornell University, that she began to seriously consider dance as her calling.

Jamaica Dance Umbrella Celebrates Patsy Ricketts and Clive Thompson

(l-r) Iyun Ashani Harrison, Patsy Ricketts and Clive Thompson

The 2014 installment of the Jamaica Dance Umbrella paid homage to stalwarts of Jamaica’s dance community Clive Thompson and Patsy Ricketts, at the Philip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts.

Praise in Dance and Song - NDTC’s Morning of Movement and Dance 2012

NDTC Dancers

The story of Lazarus is one of the most popular tales in the Bible. It illustrates Jesus’ power, grace and majesty. On Easter Sunday, Clive Thompson provided a beautiful translation of that story with ‘Of Love and Sympathy’.

Dance Umbrella - Choreographing the Diversity of Jamaica’s Dance

'Sulkari' Performed by NDTC

For four days in March over a dozen dance companies, studios, dance crews, high school dance troupes and independent dancers of Jamaica wove intricate patterns across the stage of the Phillip Sherlock Centre for the Performing Arts, University of the West Indies, Mona.