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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.

National Dance Theatre Company 2015 - Bearing Exciting Fruit

Troy Powell's 'Unscathed' in NDTC 2015 Season

The 2015 season of dance from the National Dance Theatre Company contains a refreshing and energetic breadth of dances from young choreographers producing what is possibly the company’s most diverse show in several years.

Company Dance Theatre's 26th Season: Technically Sound, Emotionally Weak

The Company Dance Theatre - photo by Matthew Henry
The Company Dance Theatre has often impressed audiences with their admirable technique and unflinching ability to meet their artistic director's choreographic challenges.

NDTC 2014 Season of Dance: Of New Energies and Continuity

Kerry-Ann Henry and Mark Phinn in Arsenio Andrade's Dimensions

It is not coincidental that the National Dance Theatre Company’s season of dance straddles Jamaica’s celebration of independence, because although it’s not officially listed on the independence events, nationhood, and what it means to be Jamaican is a core part of stories elaborated b

Emerging Choreographers Take Centre Stage in NDTC's 52nd Season of Dance

National Dance Theatre Company 52nd Season of Dance

The National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC) will once again take over the floor boards of the Little Theatre as the company stages its 52nd season of dance.

L'Acadco Heads to One Love Festival in Japan

L'Acadco A Caribbean Dance Force heads to One Love Festival

L'Acadco A Caribbean Dance Force is getting ready to participate in the 2014 staging of Japan's One Love Reggae Festival.

Raising the 'Barre' And Pushing Boundaries - Neila Ebanks and Oneil Pryce

Neila Ebanks performing 'Becoming' choreographed by Oneil Pryce

Gallery 1 at the National Gallery of Jamaica was transformed into a dance space as the talents of Neila Ebanks and Oneil Pryce combined on the final day of Kingston on the Edge 2013 which had served up a diverse fare of the arts.  The two delivered the solo piece ‘Becoming’ choreographed by

High 'Five' for Jamaica Dance Umbrella

Steven Cornwall and Lia Chin Yee in 'Consensus'

The fifth annual Jamaica Dance Umbrella closed to the sounds of Jonkunnu as the Ashe Company and Dance Theatre Xaymaca performed the opening suite of the 2012 musical Lift Up Jamaica.

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