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Onuri Smith Appears In ‘Colour And Light’ Film

Onuri Smith Appears In ‘Colour And Light’ Film

[Written by Stephen Wright] Bermudian actor, singer and dancer Onuri Smith has appeared in a short musical film celebrating the life of American composer and songwriter Stephen Sondheim. Smith featured in an ensemble cast in Colour and Light [In Memory of Stephen Sondheim], the title of one of Sondheim’s beloved numbers, as part of a collaboration... Read more of this article

2022 National Dance Foundation Scholarships

2022 National Dance Foundation Scholarships

Acacia Tucker, Arielle Ming, Ava Moreno, Dezjaun Thomas, Vidya Cannonier-Watson, Onuri Smith, T’aja Williams, Skye Minors, Naysaa Tucker, and Ravi Cannonier-Watson all earned 2022 National Dance Foundation scholarships and awards. Scholarships Presented A spokesperson said, “The 2022 National Dance Foundation Fund awards took place in the Somers... Read more of this article

Video: 2022 Premier’s Concert Performances

Video: 2022 Premier’s Concert Performances

The Premier’s Concert was recently held, serving as an “annual showcase of Bermudian talent, featuring musicians, visual artists, poets and dancers who have received sponsorship from the Department of Culture or the Bermuda Arts Council.” The video description noted that that concert featured: Jay III [with Sacha Dill and Antoine Williams] Melanie... Read more of this article

Review: Bermuda Dance Academy Into The Wild

Review: Bermuda Dance Academy Into The Wild

[Written by Dale Butler] It was inevitable that Nikia Manders, BFA, MA, would be impacted by her well-known mother Linda L. Manders who established a solid record of achievement on the stage and in the classroom commencing at Warwick Secondary School in 1972. Nikia, as a teacher at The Berkeley Institute [2008], started the Bermuda Dance Academy in... Read more of this article

Bermuda Dance Academy’s ‘Into The Wild’

Bermuda Dance Academy’s ‘Into The Wild’

Bermuda Dance Academy will be holding its seventh annual ‘Into the Wild’ recital tomorrow [June 25] at 2.00pm and 7.00pm in the Berkeley Institute Cafetorium. A spokesperson said, “Please join Bermuda Dance Academy as they dance ‘Into the Wild’ in their seventh annual recital directed by Nikia Manders on Saturday, June 25th,... Read more of this article

Dance Academy Will Take Centre Stage

Dance Academy Will Take Centre Stage

Talented youngsters from the Bermuda Dance Academy will take centre stage on Saturday. ‘Into The Wild’, the academy’s 7th recital, will be held at the Berkeley Institute Cafetorium at 2 pm and 7 pm. The show is directed by Nikia Manders. Related Stories Upcoming: Concepts In Motion Dance Recital Upcoming: In Motion School’s Dance Showcase Upcoming:... Read more of this article

Video: Cannonier-Watson In Jubilee Concert

Video: Cannonier-Watson In Jubilee Concert

Bermudian Ravi Cannonier-Watson was among the dancers from the prestigious Royal Ballet School who performed at the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebration in England, with the concert watched by millions of people. According to the BBC, “An average of nearly 12 million people in the UK watched the Platinum Party in the Palace on BBC One on... Read more of this article

Cannonier-Watson To Perform In Front Of Queen

Cannonier-Watson To Perform In Front Of Queen

[Written by Stephen Wright] Ravi Cannonier-Watson, by admission, was not the most talkative child. It was through the medium of dance, arguably the most natural and human form of expression, that the Bermudian conveyed his emotions and thoughts via movements and body language. Cannonier-Watson, who is now 17, has the opportunity to ‘communicate’... Read more of this article

Review: Troika ‘Earn A+ For Entire Performance’

Review: Troika ‘Earn A+ For Entire Performance’

[Written by Dale Butler] I consider myself lucky to have been able to purchase a ticket to see another masterful/professional production by Troika Bermuda entitled “Resurgence – Return to the Stage” held April 22 and April 23, 2022 in the Earl Cameron Theatre at the City Hall to packed audiences eager to support their children and friends. Billed... Read more of this article

Limited Troika Showcase Tickets Available

Limited Troika Showcase Tickets Available

Limited tickets for Troika Bermuda’s ‘FYE! Young Choreographers Showcase’ are now available. A spokesperson said, “This weekend, Friday April 22nd and Saturday April 23rd at The Earl Cameron Theatre, Troika Bermuda returns to the stage after a two year hiatus due to Covid-19 to present ‘Resurgence’ – their fourth Young Choreographers’... Read more of this article

TROIKA Choreographers Showcase Is Back

TROIKA Choreographers Showcase Is Back

On Friday, April 22nd and Saturday, April 23rd at the Earl Cameron Theatre at City Hall, TROIKA Bermuda returns to the stage after a two year hiatus due to Covid-19 to present ‘Resurgence’ – their fourth Young Choreographers’ Showcase. A spokesperson said, “This dance showcase will be a creative and explosive presentation highlighting... Read more of this article

Dance Academy Donates To Salvation Army Drive

Dance Academy Donates To Salvation Army Drive

Bermuda Dance Academy students held a fundraising drive in aid of The Salvation Army’s Secret Santa and Christmas Hamper programmes. A spokesperson said, “Dancers, parents and teachers amassed 50 toys and two boxes of non-perishable items over the last month for donation to those less fortunate this holiday season.” Nikia Manders, Director... Read more of this article

TROIKA To Host Open Call Audition This Sunday

TROIKA To Host Open Call Audition This Sunday

TROIKA Bermuda will be hosting an open call audition this Sunday [Nov 28] to cast dancers of all levels and styles for their upcoming Young Choreographers’ Showcase. A spokesperson said, “The production is under the creative direction of Shanna Henry & Sacha Dill and will feature choreography by a talented group of creatives including: Eryn... Read more of this article