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Jamaica Youth Theatre

Petrina Williams Wins Jamaica Monologue Slam

Petrina Williams performs at the Jamaica Monologue Slam

With an impromptu yet awesome performance of Joan Andrea Hutchinson’s ‘Dat White Witch Name Henny’ Petrina Williams walked away with bragging rights, and her purse slightly fattened at the end of the first Jamaica Monologue Slam. 

Jamaicans Score Big at Caribbean Schools' Drama Festival 2013

Jamaican contingent display their awards at 2013 Caribbean Schools' Dramas Fest

Young thespians from nine (9) Caribbean countries converged on Barbados in early December for the 2013 Caribbean Schools Drama Festival. They came from Anguilla, the British Virgin Islands, Bermuda, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago.

Jamaican Delegation Heads to Caribbean Schools Drama Fest

Wi Love Wi Self - student actors preprare to represent Jamaica at Caribbean Fest

Armed with a devised theatre piece dubbed Wi Love Wi Self eleven student actors from across the island will be heading off to Barbados to represent Jamaica at this yea’s staging of the Caribbean Schools Drama Festival, December 8-15, 2013.

Tallawah Drama Festival 2013

Osisi Abathathu winner of Best Production, Tallawah 2013

The Commuting Students bubbled to the top of the 2013 Tallawah Festival, taking home the night’s top honours with the three-hander Osisi Abathathu (an excerpt from The Escape of Three Sisters).

JYT Claims Victory at Tallawah 2012

Belly Woman, earned Best Production at Tallwah 2012

They came... They acted... They won some awards. The Jamaica Youth Theatre (JYT) were amongst the most triumphant when the curtains closed on the 2012 Tallawah Festival, at its long-time home at the Phillip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts, UWI Mona.