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Getting SOLEful with DCFA

For Release Upon Receipt - April 20, 2017

St. Augustine

The Dance Unit at the Department of Creative and Festival Arts (DCFA), The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, (The UWI) hosts its annual production, 'Sole to Sole' on April 21and 22, at the Little Carib Theatre, Woodbrook, Port-of-Spain. This unique production will feature performances by students of the DCFA’s Certificate in Dance and Dance Education, the Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Dance, the Festival Dance Ensemble and students from local Secondary Schools.

‘Sole to Sole’ will prove to be as exciting as the previous years, as all of the choreographers showcase work ranging from traditional folk to a fusion multiple dance styles such as folk, modern, jazz, Indian, and physical theatre. Audiences can look forward to a dynamic and riveting evening as they will be entertained by creative dance presentations to a blend of eclectic music.

Adult admission is $100 and $50 for students. Schools groups of twenty (20) or more will receive a 50% discount. Tickets are available at the DCFA, Agostini Street, St. Augustine and at the Little Carib Theatre box office.

For further information, please contact the DCFA at 663-2222 or 645-1955, or email



About The UWI

Since its inception in 1948, The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has evolved from a fledgling college in Jamaica with 33 students to a full-fledged, regional University with well over 40,000 students. Today, UWI is the largest, most longstanding higher education provider in the Commonwealth Caribbean, with four campuses in BarbadosJamaicaTrinidad and Tobago, and the Open Campus. The UWI has faculty and students from more than 40 countries and collaborative links with 160 universities globally; it offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree options in Food & Agriculture, Engineering, Humanities & Education, Law, Medical Sciences, Science and Technology and Social Sciences. UWI’s seven priority focal areas are linked closely to the priorities identified by CARICOM and take into account such over-arching areas of concern to the region as environmental issues, health and wellness, gender equity and the critical importance of innovation. Website:


(Please note that the proper name of the university is The University of the West Indies, inclusive of the “The”, hence The UWI.)