Monthly Archives: May 2019

Dr. Satnarine Balkaransingh

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Satnarine Balkaransingh, born in Trinidad, is a very skilled performing artist. He has directed over 60 stage and television productions, and scripted, choreographed and directed several dance-ballets.  He has performed in North and South America, UK, Asia and the Caribbean. Balkaransingh, is the co-founder (1977) and former Artistic Director of the Nrityanjali Theatre of Trinidad Read More

Raymond Choo Kong 

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Raymond Choo Kong is an award winning producer, director, and actor who has been changing the landscape of Trinidad’s theatre through comedy for the past 40 years. He has accomplished this through Raymond Choo Kong Productions, a well-established theatre production house, which he founded. Choo Kong has received a total of 18 Cacique Awards from Read More

Nancy Herrera

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Nancy Herrera is an accomplished dancer who has been involved in every facet of dance in Trinidad. She is assistant professor of Classical Ballet and Head of Dance at the Academy for the Performing Arts at the University of Trinidad and Tobago, and senior teacher at the Caribbean School of Dancing. Herrera is a co-founder Read More

Gillian Bishop

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Gillian Bishop is an accomplished jeweller and designer whose work is held in private collections all over the world in countries such as North America, Canada, England, and Australia. In 1989 she co-founded The Signature Collection, a company which sells precious one of a kind jewellery. Bishop has created costume designs for many performing arts Read More

Barbara Jenkins

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Barbara Jenkins is a multi-talented writer who has written material ranging from works of fiction to Health and Family Life Education textbooks for secondary schools. Her short stories have won numerous local, regional and international awards, and are published in anthologies and journals. Barbara has developed and facilitated programes in Business Writing and Communication for Read More

Mentoring by the Masters 2019 – Applications Open!

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Mentoring by the Masters 2019 – Apply Today!   The Mentoring by the Masters program was launched in 2012, as part of the Culture Division’s observance of Trinidad and Tobago’s 50th Anniversary of Independence. The programme creates a space for knowledge transfer from senior, accomplished artists and cultural workers (the ‘Mentors’), to up-and-coming peers in Read More

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