Paul Keens-Douglas is one of the most eloquent and best-known raconteurs and social commentators in the English-speaking Caribbean. Born in Trinidad and Tobago, he spent his early childhood in Grenada where he attended Wesley Hall Methodist School and Presentation Boys College. He holds diplomas in Commercial Broadcasting and Radio/TV Production from Announcer Training Studios and Read More
Narcenio Gomez, also fondly known as Senor Gomez, is one of Trinidad and Tobago‘s most prolific wire sculptors, with a career in Carnival arts spanning over 50 years. Mr. Gomez was born in the 1930s to Venezuelan parents who migrated to Trinidad and Tobago.. Growing up in the heart of Port-of-Spain, he was surrounded by Read More
Albert Laveau is the Artistic and Managing Director of the Trinidad Theatre Workshop. He joined the thenyoung theatre company in 1962 where, over the years, he became one of the best-known actors in Trinidad, along-side performers such as Errol Jones, Stanley Marshall, Eunice Alleyne, Claude Reid and dozens of others who graced the Trinidad Read More
Are you an artist or interested in building your creative skills? Mentoring by the Masters offers you an opportunity to learn from our cultural icons! Participation is absolutely FREE! Our 2015 Mentors and areas of focus are: Albert Laveau – Developmental Theatre Paul Keens- Douglas – Storytelling and Oratory Traditions Narcenio ‘Senor’ Gomez – Wire Read More
Lindy Ann Bodden-Ritch studied music at the Royal Academy of Music, London on a West Indian Scholarship from the Associated Board of Royal School of Music. Upon her return to Trinidad, she was appointed music teacher at St. Mary’s College where she guided the young men into championship winners in Trinidad and Tobago Music Festival. Read More
Renee Cummings has been in public life for 25 years; educating and inspiring. Fascinated by the power of the image and the many ways in which we can use our personal brand to positively influence our career…
Marina Salandy-Brown is a Trinidadian journalist, broadcaster and cultural activist. She was formerly an Editor and Senior Manager in Radio and News and Current Affairs programmes with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in London, one of the BBC’s few top executives from an ethnic minority background. She is the Founder and Director of the NGC Read More
Mr. Krishna Persad is highly recognized for his work in classical Indian Dance. He has established a career in dance, as he has studied and taught the art form. Mr. Persad has also represented our country of Trinidad and Tobago as a performer. He mentored participants in the discipline of Dance.