Join us at the Inaugural Rex Nettleford Distinguished Lecture

Join us for the Inaugural Rex Nettleford Distinguished Lecture, Friday 3rd of February. Join us in person at the UWI Regional headquarters or watch online at

Remembering Rex Nettleford

Four years after the passing of Rex Nettleford, his memory still lingers in the hearts of many Jamaicans, but none more than those who are associated with the University of the West Indies (UWI) and the members of National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC). Both institutions are now symbols of his creativity and intellectual power. At …

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NDTC satisfied with trainees

Remembering Rex, Tuesday night’s poignant production at the Little Theatre, Tom Redcam Avenue, was in commemoration of late cultural icon, Rex Nettleford, who died four years ago. It featured presentations by the two internationally acclaimed performing arts groups with which Nettleford worked for decades. They were the National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC), of which he …

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Remembering Rex

The life and work of the late academic and cultural icon Professor Rex Nettleford was celebrated in song and dance at the Little Theatre in St Andrew on Tuesday. Nettleford, who died in the United States four years ago, was remembered with performances from the National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC), which he co-founded 52 years …

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Jamaica’s NDTC Performance in Miami Fund-Raiser for Rex Nettleford Foundation

The Rex Nettleford Foundation has received a significant boost with the donation of half a million Jamaican dollars from Jamaica Awareness Incorporated, a Florida-based, non-profit organization. The donation represents proceeds from the mounting of a performance of the National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC) at the Coral Spring Center for the Arts in Miami, Florida. President …

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Recognising Rex Nettleford’s legacy

A little more than a year ago Jamaican-born Professor Rex Nettleford, scholar, social and cultural historian, political analyst and trade union educator, was making his way to Toronto to carry out an External Review of the Caribbean Studies Programme at the University of Toronto’s New College. Following that, he was to play a major role …

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