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ROOTS: A Jamaican Dance Production

ROOTS: A Jamaican Dance Production


Campion College Dance Society (Kingston, Jamaica)


Lehman Centre for the Performing Arts
250 Bedford Park Blvd W
New York City, New York 10468


Saturday, August 12, 2023 - 8:00pm
Sunday, August 13, 2023 - 7:00pm



Campion College Dance Society (Kingston, Jamaica)

Powerful, epic, reviting, pulsing — ROOTS reaches to the soul! A beautiful mix of modern contemporary and Afro-Caribbean folk forms fused with jazz and colored with reggae and dancehall, this vibrant and dynamic dance production unravels the ROOTS of an island nation destine for greatness.

From the opening dance Cry of Africa to our independence dance drama Jamaica Love, you will feel the raw kinetic energy from a talented group of young Jamaicans dancing their ROOTS with passion. The presentation highlights the struggles facing the country and the optimism in the hearts of its people. However, the repertoire transcends nationality and ethnicity connecting deeply with the viewing audience. Come and experience this awe-inspiring showcase of unparalleled artistry and boundless passion. Come and experience ROOTS!


“There is a burst of energy and power oozing from these set of young but talented Campion College High School dancers, you are quickly transported to environments specifically designed to touch the soul."
— Marlon Simms, Artistic Director- National Dance Theatre Company of Jamaica

“It was a dance show of the highest calibre, especially for a local high-school production. From the spectacle of costumes, set and props, to some amazing dance formations, beautiful body extensions and gripping display of emotions, the talented students of Campion College Dance Society delivered a show that delighted the full house..” — The Jamaica Gleaner

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