L’Acadco – A United Caribbean Dance Drive Performs in New York Metropolis to a Capability Sized Viewers

NEW YORK, NY   L’Acadco – A United Caribbean Dance Drive, Jamaica’s main modern dance firm, carried out in entrance of a capability sized viewers on Thursday, January 11, on the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay Faculty, making a triumphant return to New York Metropolis after a 20-year absence. Held below the theme: Constructing Bridges By The Arts, the viewers was left wanting extra and already discussions are underway with Jamaica’s Consul Common to New York, Mrs. Alsion Wilson, Patron of the occasion, to carry the corporate again to the Huge Apple.

The night’s efficiency opened with Satta: Give Thanks And Reward To The Most Excessive. It is without doubt one of the firm’s signature items choreographed by Inventive Director Stines. The viewers was captivated from the opening and left them spellbound.

The works of choreographers Jessica Shaw and Orville McFarlane, in Fo[u]r and Ascension, have been additionally carried out. The night time closed with one other of the corporate’s signature works, Hounfour of The Drum. That peformance was additionally choreographed by Dr. Stines, which introduced the viewers to their toes with an encore name.

The night’s particular visitor performer Amma D. McKen, Yoruba Orisha Singer didn’t disappoint and gave a efficiency which delighted an already captivated viewers.

Half proceeds from the gala occasion will go in the direction of the New-York based mostly Jamaican charity, Kids of Jamaica Outreach (COJO) Inc.

L’Acadco - A United Caribbean Dance Force Performs in New York City
Consul Common of Jamaica to New York, Mrs. Alsion Wilson (2nd proper) pose with Dr. L’Antoinette Stines, Inventive Director of L’ACADCO (proper); Dr. Carol Archer, Chair of the Administration Committee of L’ACADCO and Joe Bogdanovich, CEO of DownSound Leisure & Sponsor. Picture credit score: Shaun Walsh, Whatz Up NY