ROOTS – A Jamaica 61 Independence Celebration Occasion

FORT LAUDERDALE – Campion School Dance Society presents ROOTS – A Dance Manufacturing to be held at The Parker, 707 NE 8th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale on August 5th, 2023 @ 8 p.m. and August 6th, 2023 @ 7 p.m.

Jamaica celebrates 61 years of independence on August 6th, 2023. In step with the theme “Proud and Sturdy,” proficient college students from Campion School, a highschool in Kingston, Jamaica, will likely be staging their internationally acclaimed dance manufacturing ROOTS on the Parker Playhouse in Downtown, Fort Lauderdale.

ROOTS – A Jamaica 61 Independence Celebration Event In Our Lane


Endorsed by the Ministry of Tradition, Gender, Leisure and Sports activities in Jamaica as one of many official occasions of the 61st independence celebration, and underneath the distinguished patronage of Consul Common Oliver Mair, the efficiency options the 35-member Campion School Dance Society, one in all Jamaica’s main highschool dance troupes.

Moreover, the performances will likely be offered as part of the Broward Middle’s Arts for Motion: Black Voices initiative. It’s offered by Baptist Well being and JM Household Enterprises, Inc., which goals to make use of the humanities as a catalyst to intensify consciousness. Plus, deepen information, create connections, and elevate the voices of Black creatives in South Florida.

Highly effective, epic, riveting, pulsing – ROOTS reaches the soul! A fantastic combine of contemporary modern and Afro-Caribbean people varieties fused with jazz and coloured with reggae and dancehall, this vibrant and dynamic dance manufacturing unravels the ROOTS of an island nation destined for greatness. From the opening dance Cry of Africa to our independence dance drama Jamaica Love, you’ll really feel the uncooked kinetic vitality from a proficient group of younger Jamaicans dancing their ROOTS with ardour. The presentation highlights the struggles going through the nation and the optimism within the hearts of its individuals. Nonetheless, the repertoire transcends nationality and ethnicity connecting deeply with the viewing viewers.

A Should See Manufacturing

Oliver Mair
Consul Common Oliver Maif

Consul Common Oliver Mair said, “As a previous scholar of Campion it’s certainly an honor to welcome the ‘a lot heralded’ dance manufacturing ROOTS to South Florida. I’m encouraging everybody to come back out and help our younger women and men. Our group’s independence week of actions consists of a number of thrilling occasions, we’re blissful so as to add this ‘should see’ manufacturing. Get your tickets early.”

Bringing You Again to Jamaica

Mr. Dwright Wright, Choreographer for the Campion Dance Society commented, “Drawing inspiration from the wealthy rhythms and numerous flavors of Jamaica, ROOTS guarantees to move you to the pulsating coronary heart of our beloved island. With each choreographed step, you’re invited to hitch us on a journey that embodies the essence of Jamaican dance, the place reggae and dancehall beats ignite the stage and go away you spellbound.”

Tickets can be found at or tel 954-462-0222 (press 1).

Campion School Dance Society to Headline Jamaica 61 Celebrations in South Florida and New York