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New Dimension Performing Arts Company



Biography

The NDPAC is a non profit organization of highly skilled practitioners in traditional, modern contemporary choral and instrumental music, dance, drama and theatre arts and culinary arts. Its membership comprises individuals of various ages, religions and races from various parts of Tobago. The company was spawned from the popular Tourism Adventurers which was launched in 1987 and evolved into the New Dimension Performing Arts Company. Its objectives are:

• The advancement of the performing and visual arts
• To take an active interest in the civic, cultural, social and moral welfare of the community and
• To foster a spirit of understanding among the peoples of the worlds.

The NDPAC’s achievements include:

• Winners in nine out of ten categories at the Tobago leg of the National Music Festival in 2006
• Receiver of The Louis Blache Fraser Cup – Best Folk Song Choir and Joslynne Sealy Cup – Best Calypso Choral Choir at the National Music Festival in 2006.
• Winners of best Retro Calypso Choir – Best Village Trophy Competition in 2007
• Best Folk Song Choir – Best Village Competition in 2007
• Best Folk Song Choir -National Music Festival in 2010
• Most Negro Spiritual Choir in Trinidad & Tobago – National Music Festival 2010. Prior to this the NDPAC campaigned at the National Music Festival since 1988,winning in the Gospel and Calypso categories.

Some of the NDPAC’s other performances include: guests of the Barbaric Choir of Barbados in 2000; performed for the Honourable Keith Mitchell, Prime Minister of Grenada and his Cabinet in 2001; travelled to St Vincent in 2004 where they put on performances in music and drama; participated in the Prime Minister’s Best Village Competition in several categories presenting choral items, theatre, arts and crafts and gardens in 2005; visited Miami and New York in 2006 and then St. Lucia in 2008.
New Dimension Performing Arts Company