Jamaica Youth Theatre performed “Jonkanoo Jamboree” directed by Danar Royal at the Caribbean Secondary Schools’ Drama Festival 2015 at the Southern Academy of the Performing Arts (SAPA) in Trinidad and Tobago – November 4.
Eleven Jamaican high school students were selected from the Schools’ Drama Festival of Jamaica to represent the island. The comedy copped the major award for Best Production at the Festival. Watch below.
Written by Aston Cooke, Jonkanoo Jamboree, a comedy, also won awards for Best Music, Best Choreography (Danar Royal), Best Actress (Melessa Vassell), Best Supporting Actor (Jadon Barton-Williams), Best Supporting Actress (Jhada Ann Walker), and Most Promising Actress (Nardia Scott).
Jamaica walked off with the BEST PRODUCTION Award