The following are useful links for any theatre practitioner. This list will grow as I discover more and more useful resources. Enjoy! Jouvay Institute by Tony Hall Blocking and Movement by Eric Sean McGiven Drama Resource by David Farmer Traditional Mas Archive by Dylan Paul and Staff Caribbean Drama Online library by Bloomsbury Publishing Plc Break the Proscenium... Continue Reading →
'Caribbean intellectuals have continuously theorized and given meaning to the experiences and prospects of living in/as a region.' Discussion on Benitez Rojo's introduction to The Repeating Island. Several Caribbean and non-Caribbean intellectuals have established a determined and cognizant effort to redefine the very notion of ‘Caribbeanness’. Benítez-Rojo in the introduction to his book named The... Continue Reading →
Caribbean Secondary Schools' Drama Association: Drama Festival 2017 in Antigua and Barbuda The Vaughn M. Walter Award for Best Script: "The Inspector" Received: 2nd December, 2017. Caribbean Secondary Schools' Drama Association: Drama Festival 2017 in Antigua and Barbuda The Eleston Adams Best Directing Award Received: 2nd December, 2017. Caribbean Secondary Schools' Drama Association: Drama Festival... Continue Reading →
Hair color: Black Vocal Range: Baritone Eye Colour: Brown Height: 174 cm Weight: 114 lbs DOB: 18/08/87 Contact information: Email: email@example.com THEATRE (DIRECTOR) "THE INSPECTOR" (October 2016 - November 2017) written by Simeon Chris Moodoo and produced by Naparima College while representing The Republic of... Continue Reading →
On Friday April 8th, I was afforded the opportunity to experience the Department of Creative and Festival Arts' (DCFA) 2016 Student Theatre Production: Rashomon. DCFA is renowned for producing Caribbean based plays, so it was quite interesting to see them take on work originating from outside the region.
On Friday 9th October 2015, I was afforded the opportunity to see the opening night of Teatro Journee's presentation of "Working with P.E.P". It was more than a show, it was an experience, utilizing other mini performances and engaging activities after the show. Last month a number of local thespians, including myself, were bemoaning the existence... Continue Reading →
Proscenium Theatre Company's "Moon on a Rainbow Shawl" is a must see! I was initially hesitant to view this production; during my theatre programme at UWI DCFA, I spent an entire semester interpreting and viewing various interpretations of every scene, so I know it relatively well and was conscious that I may be predisposed to my own bias. Still, I attended their... Continue Reading →
Crick Crack, Monkey break he back, for a piece a pomerac... In a Trinidad Guardian article on 21 June, 1970 Derek Walcott described Ti-Jean and His Brothers as his most 'West Indian' play. Furthermore, he called this play "the least forced, most spontaneous and least laboured [of his plays thus far] both in rhythm and concept". However,... Continue Reading →
The play was well put together, it flowed well, moved from moment to moment efficiently, everything that needed to be seen was seen...honestly, I'm not sure if I can really give a cacique award winning director any tips. However, I think closer inspection might need to be paid to some of the stage movement, there were moments that I didn't understand the motivation or reason for moving in the space. Additionally, the second ACT should be tighter, and maybe something could be done to make the "wordy-ness" of the script more bearable.