Mystique Entertainment Magazine congratulates Edna Manley College of Visual and Performing Arts on your 40th anniversary. You have served Jamaica and by extension the globe well by producing outstanding actors, musicians, dancers and visual art experts. We wish you all the best as you continue to excel as a top class institution.
According to the Jamaica Observer, the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, celebrates its 40th anniversary this year with a series of events and activities in observance of the milestone. The only college of its kind in the English-speaking Caribbean, the institution continues to offer world-class education in the arts through the Schools of Drama, Dance, Music and Visual Art.
The 40th anniversary is being observed under the theme ‘Inspiring Creativity, Impacting Lives’.
The series of celebratory activities will commence on October 9, and culminate with the Rex Nettleford Arts Conference October 2017. One of our objectives is to highlight the developments of the institution over the period and to raise public awareness of the relevance of an institution of this kind in the Caribbean.
The events kick off with a faculty dance production — Physical Labrish: critical coherence — at the School of Dance on the college campus. Included in the offerings are works in progress by Dr Nicholeen DeGrasse-Johnson featuring, Marlon Simms, Jessica Shaw, Paul Newman and Sophia McKain; Neisha-yen Jones, Patrick Earle, Neila Ebanks, Stefan Clarke; and Kerry-Ann Henry with Jessica Shaw and Camille Quamina. Read more…