Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Neila Ebanks - performance and discussion

Alice Yard this Friday October 17th at 7.30 pm

Jamaican dancer, choreographer and teacher Neila Ebanks will be visiting Trinidad this week to host workshops in both Trinidad and Tobago, perform with the Continuum Dance Project directed by Sonja Dumas, and present her own work at Alice Yard.
The University of Trinidad & Tobago (UTT)-hosted workshop took place on the weekend - October 11 and 12 - at the Caribbean School of Dancing in Port of Spain.
Ms. Ebanks who directs her own dance company - eNKompan.E - is currently an instructor in the School of Dance at the
Edna Manley School of the visual & Performing Arts and will be teaching work from her repertoire over a two-day period. On Friday, October 17 she will showcase her work at Alice Yard.

This will be followed by a post-performance discussion facilitated by local choreographer Sonja Dumas. Ms. Ebanks completes her tour of the country with a workshop in Tobago on Saturday October 18th at the Dance Studio on Bacolet Street.