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Jamaica’s National Dance Theater Company to Perform in Florida

[SOUTH FLORIDA] – On the occasion of 60th Anniversary of Jamaican Independence, The Louise Bennett-Coverley Heritage Council will present The National Dance Theater Company of Jamaica (NDTC), for three performances in South Florida. Under the patronage of Consul General Oliver Mair, gala performances will take place Saturday, October 1 at the South Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center and Sunday, October 2 at the Miramar Cultural Center, Miramar. The show in Florida will include a show dedicated to children with workshops on Monday, October 3.

Colin Smith, President of the Louise Bennett-Coverley Heritage Council (LB-CHC) expressed his joy and excitement at having the opportunity to showcase the NDTC in South Florida as part of the Jamaica 60 celebration. “We look forward to sold-out houses as the NDTC is a part important part of the Jamaican cultural fabric and this representation outside of Jamaica is long overdue.”

A full NDTC experience provides an exciting and dynamic event for the whole family. The closing of each gala performance is a masterwork and perennial audience favorite of one of the Caribbean’s brightest minds and prolific choreographers, NDTC co-founder, the late, Honorable Ralston Milton “Rex” Nettleford, OM, IJF, OCC.

The NDTC has received critical acclaim internationally in regions such as the Caribbean, North, Central and South America and Europe. The company’s vast repertoire reflects the creative imagination and cultural experiences of Jamaica and the Caribbean through the lens of choreographers from Jamaica, Cuba, Haiti, Barbados and the United States.

The NDTC’s last performance in Florida was in 2010. A Company performance in 2022 will renew and strengthen cultural and artistic ties between the two countries and bring a rich slice of Jamaica to South Florida dance lovers as they celebrate this milestone. opportunity. The appearance would also promote cultural understanding, appreciation of diversity and affirm cultural identity through a comprehensive showcase of the artistic excellence inherent in the people of the Caribbean.


Tickets for both performances are on sale now and range from $40 to $95 for VIP tickets, which include a pre-show reception. A special discount for groups of ten or more, as well as non-profit organizations and churches is available. Tickets for the show on Sunday October 1 are available at and tickets for the October 2 show are available at For more information, visit