New Traditions Festival 2016: Dance Your Caribbean!

In honor of Caribbean American Heritage Month, Dance Caribbean COLLECTIVE will present its second annual, New Traditions Festival 2016: Dance Your Caribbean!

Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 7:30pm
Sunday, June 12, 2016 at 6pm.

Through New Traditions, Dance Caribbean COLLECTIVE is committed to presenting concert dance works rooted in Caribbean cultural traditions and experiences. The event will take place at Gelsey Kirkland Arts Center, 29 Jay Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201.

The festival will feature ‘Facing Home: Love and Redemption’, by Christopher Walker and Kevin A. Ormsby. The work explores the global impact of Bob Marley’s music and the culture of homophobia in Jamaica and the wider Caribbean.

In addition, the festival will present NYC-based Caribbean choreographers –
Jessica St. Vil,
Maxine Montilus,
Safi Hariott,
Shola Roberts and
Dance Caribbean COLLECTIVE Founder, Candace Thompson.

Tickets are available online at for $25.