The application deadline for New Waves! 2018 has been extended to Thursday, 10 May 2018.
The 8th New Waves! Institute will take place from 25 July to 1 August 2018 in Trinidad & Tobago. The weeklong program will engage participants in intensive dance classes and workshops, building community, and experiencing the unique cultural landscape of Trinidad & Tobago. New Waves! draws a stellar faculty of international dance artists and scholars each year: Dr. Sheron Wray is the 2018 Scholar-in-Residence. Faculty/Guest Artists will lead three tracks of focus: “Caribbean Futurisms” with Makeda Thomas (Founding Director) and André Zachery(Renegade Performance Group); “Caribbean Dance” with National Dance Theatre Company of Jamaica choreographer and University of Wisconsin-Madison professor of dance, Christopher Walker and Haitian dance artist, Jean-Sebastian Duvilaire; and “Performance Art’ with performance artists Michelle Isava of Venezuela/Trinidad and Sheena Rose of Barbados. We are also delighted to announce that Dr. Ras Mikey C will join us again for New Waves! 2018.