“No Way Home”

“No Way Home”

Carlos Acosta is known internationally for his grace and athleticism as a dancer. Having performed in some of the worlds greatest companies including Paris Opera, the Bolshoi, ABT, and England’s Royal Ballet, it is his tremendous ability to convey emotion, and the sheer joy of dancing that transcends to every member of the audience, which […]

Liturgical

Liturgical

Pearl Primus

Pearl Primus

Pearl Primus (11/29/1919 — 10/29/1994) Pearl Primus was born in Trinidad and migrated to the United States at an early age.  She became a much celebrated modern concert dancer in New York and also obtained her doctorate in anthropology from Columbia University.  She met and married Percival Borde, also a Trinidadian dancer of Afro-Caribbean technique.  […]

Vanoye Aikens

Vanoye Aikens

Vanoye Aikens (1917 – August 24, 2013) Vanoye Aikens was a native of “bip-bap”, GA. While in his late teens, Mr. Aikens visited New York and, at the advice of Lynwood Morris, auditioned to be in the Katherine Dunham Company. The Georgia native first arrived in New York City as a young Navy veteran with […]

Jean-Leon Destine

Jean-Leon Destine

Jean-Léon Destiné, Dancer, Dies at 94 By MARGALIT FOX Published: January 30, 2013 His family confirmed the death. Considered the father of Haitian professional dance, Mr. Destiné first came to international attention in the 1940s and remained prominent for decades afterward. As a dancer, he performed well into old age. In 2003, reviewing a program […]

For The Love of Dance

For The Love of Dance

I have always been a lover of the dance.  Glad to be here at this point.

Salut!

Salut!

Salut, When I decided in 2013 that I was going to quit the special events field and focus on one thing, I had no idea that the Creator had already set me up. I am truly thankful for my journey.  Mna Pearl (Primus) exclaimed “the dance Claimed Me”.  For me, I was “chosen”.  I did […]