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One Hour Video: History, Evolution Of Gombeys

One Hour Video: History, Evolution Of Gombeys

People had the opportunity to learn about the history and background of one of the island’s iconic traditions, as the Bermuda National Trust hosted an in-depth discussion on the origins and evolution of the Bermuda Gombey. Gary Phillips hosted the talk at Verdmont, with the event serving as part of this year’s Bermuda Gombey Festival,... Read more of this article

BNT To Host Talks: Gombeys & Bermuda Dance

BNT To Host Talks: Gombeys & Bermuda Dance

The Bermuda National Trust will be exploring one of Bermuda’s most important areas of cultural heritage over the next two weeks when it hosts two talks on dance in Bermuda. On Sunday, October 8th, as part of the Bermuda Gombey Festival, Gary Phillips will host an in-depth discussion at Verdmont on the origins and evolution of the Bermuda Gombey.Mr... Read more of this article

Circus Arts Workshops To Launch September 22

Circus Arts Workshops To Launch September 22

The launch of a local circus arts collective aimed at “fostering local talent and international collaboration” will see a series of workshops launch on September 22. A spokesperson said, “Formed through a partnership between two local businesses, Kinetix – Natural Movement Ltd. and La Garza Bermuda, Cirqle is gearing up to offer... Read more of this article

Bermuda Dance Academy Starts Tap Program

Bermuda Dance Academy Starts Tap Program

Bermuda Dance Academy will be hosting their final Registration Day on Saturday, September 9th, and said that this year they are “most excited to start our Tap Programme, build a relationship with First Steps Nursery and Preschool, and offer classes for the Older Adult.” The Academy is owned by Ms. Nikia Manders, who also acts as Head Teacher. A... Read more of this article

DanceSations School Summer Dance Recital

DanceSations School Summer Dance Recital

The DanceSations School of Dance will be hosting their Summer Dance Recital on August 26th at 2.00pm and 7.00pm at the Earl Cameron Theatre at City Hall. A spokesperson said, “We are excited for our upcoming summer show! We have over 150 dancers in our summer program and we are looking forward to see them showcase their talents. We will also... Read more of this article

Bermuda Arts Council Student Award Recipients

Bermuda Arts Council Student Award Recipients

Ami Zanders, Chan Richardson, Kyle Simmons, Mikayla Wilson, and Shona Maule are the recipients of this year’s Bermuda Arts Council Student Grant Awards, a programme which awards grants of $5,000 to $15,000 to help support Bermudian artists. Minister of Social Development and Sports Zane DeSilva met with the recipients, saying: “It was such a... Read more of this article

Eight Dancers Receive Scholarship Awards

Eight Dancers Receive Scholarship Awards

The National Dance Foundation of Bermuda announced that eight of Bermuda’s most talented young dancers — Ravi Cannonier-Watson, Mikayla Wilson, Jada Pearman, Shanna Henry, Rihanna Evelyn, Marcus Smith, Taylor Railton and Alexis Smith — have all received scholarships. “It is these scholarships that will enable and support these gifted... Read more of this article

‘Chopiniana’ Leads Anniversary Performance

‘Chopiniana’ Leads Anniversary Performance

In 1972, Bermuda Civic Ballet arose from the successful staging of ‘Devil In The Village’, based on a fairy tale and involving a large cast of Bermudians and some visiting artists. That same year, workshops were held to bring in teachers from overseas to train Bermuda’s young dancers. This set the pattern for Civic, which is celebrating its... Read more of this article

New Book Details Rich History Of Dance

New Book Details Rich History Of Dance

The history of dance in Bermuda, from colonial-era classes to gombey troupes, hotel ballrooms, ballet and a variety of modern forms, is explored in a new book by award-winning dancer/choreographer Conchita Ming. Dance Bermuda, released this month, celebrates the history of dance on the island, from the 1700s to today. Ming, a well-known Bermudian dancer... Read more of this article

Bermuda Dance Academy’s Summer Term

Bermuda Dance Academy’s Summer Term

The Bermuda Dance Academy will be hosting a Summer Term Camp as well as Saturday classes The summer camp/intensive is for ages 5 to 10 and includes ballet, jazz, hip hop & stretching, games, arts & crafts from 8.30am to 3.30pm. The cost is $150 per week. Extended care is available from 3.30pm to 5.30pm at a cost of $20 per week.Week 1: July... Read more of this article

Joanne Ball-Burgess ‘Sky Dance’ Images

Joanne Ball-Burgess ‘Sky Dance’ Images

Bermudian Joanne Ball-Burgess, also known as Judge Jo-1, who rose to fame through the East African dance show Sakata, just released a set of images titled ‘Sky Dance.’ The images, taken by photographer Migwa Nthigah, show the Bermudian dancer surrounded by loose sheets as if floating in the air. Burgess posed for these photos just after... Read more of this article

Video: In Motion Celebrating 20 Years Of Dance

Video: In Motion Celebrating 20 Years Of Dance

Some of the island’s talented young dancers are hitting the stage as the In Motion School of Dance is hosting their annual showcase from June 1st – 10th at the Earl Cameron Theatre at City Hall. A spokesperson previously said, “For 20 years, the In Motion School of Dance, under the direction of Lizz Pimentel, has had one goal; To provide... Read more of this article

Jackson School 64th Anniversary Dance Recital

Jackson School 64th Anniversary Dance Recital

The Jackson School of Performing Arts will be hosting their 64th Annual Dance Recital from June 21st to June 24th at 7.00pm at the Earl Cameron Theatre. A spokesperson said, “The Jackson School of Performing Arts will be holding its 64th Annual Dance Recital, June 21st 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 7 p.m. at the Earl Cameron Theatre. “With the excitement of... Read more of this article