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YIA Theatre Company’s 3rd Annual Roderick Walcott Production Nears

Image: “Pan Beating” Cast

PRESS RELEASE – WITH veteran director KendelHippolyte, young successful assistant director Michelle Theobalds and a talented young cast of Carlisle Griffith, Delano Payne, Ethan James, Haydn Felix, Henzel Samuel and Jaimie Forde, pan lovers and theatre goers are in for quite a treat on November 1 and 2 at the National Cultural Centre with Youth in Arts (YIA) Theatre Company’s 3rd Annual Roderick Walcott Production, “Shrove Tuesday March” and “Pan Beating”.

Image of Kendel Hippolyte & Michelle Theobalds
Kendel Hippolyte & Michelle Theobalds

The play is centred on two feuding steelband groups and shows Roddy’s understanding and love for the steelband. “Pan Beating”, the second part of the production, celebrates the development of steelband and highlights the struggles of the art form in St. Lucia. The cast includes Jaimie Forde, Richard Ambrose, Shernel Justin, Shanice Evariste, Christopher Duncan, Kazia Foster and ShakirLubin — a wonderful blend of experience and creativity.

Tickets are available between 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at Our Space, upstairs Dr. Scotland’s Veterinary Hospital and on Monday and Tuesday at the National Cultural Centre between 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. or call 584 2074 to book tickets.

Image: “Shrove Tuesday March” Cast
“Shrove Tuesday March” Cast

Main sponsors include Digicel, St. Lucia National Lotteries Authority, Massy Stores SLU Ltd., LUCELEC, J.E. Bergasse& Co. Ltd.

Other contributors include Bank of St. Lucia, JQ Mall, Baywalk Shopping Mall, Flow, Sagicor General, Sagicor Life, and Nikki Dusouzay

Image: “Pan Beating” Cast
“Pan Beating” Cast

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