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Creative sector gets work-from -home hampers

October 19, 2021

Debra Greaves

T&T Newsday

The Trinidad and Tobago Film Company Limited (FilmTT) and the Arts Association Collective of TT (AACTT) distributed technical “work-from-home” relief hampers to 20 creatives earlier this month in a move to encourage and enable creatives to continue working, creating content, and facilitating projects during the pandemic.

The AACTT is an informal collaboration of over 22 arts associations including the National Drama Association (NDATT), the TT Performing Arts Network (TTPAN) and the Filmmakers Collaborative of TT (FILMCO).

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Natalia Dopwell on navigating motherhood and career during this time

August 16, 2021

Tevin Gall 
Loop.tt

From her early appearances as a soloist with the Marionettes Chorale and her triumphant stints at Music Festival to her concerts and annual full-length operas, Natalia Dopwell has become synonymous with the classical music scene.

She has contributed to the development of the art form not only through performance but outreach and education. Alongside it all, the last decade saw Dopwell take on a new role, perhaps her most technical yet — that of motherhood.

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Caribbean Lyrical Festival

March15, 2021

Eduardo Brito National Theater

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Natalia was one of eight Caribbean singers selected to perform at an operatic musical programme in May 2021 accompanied by Fundacion Sinfonia and hosted by the European Union.
 

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Glorious - Seasonal Favorites & The Impresario at the Queens Hall

December 20, 2020

Michael Hudlin

T&T Performing Arts Network

Mrs. Cantwell, as played by Ms. Dopwell, simply left me in awe. Her effortless coloratura and upper register did well to introduce and solidify her character – and herself – as a consummate diva. 

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Glorious live theatre impresses at Queen's Hall

Paula Lindo

December 4, 2020
T&T Newsday 
 

The lyrics placed the divas Mrs Cantwell, played by Dopwell, and Ms Honeywell, played by Kelly, as the prima donnas of Port of Spain and Siparia respectively, drawing laughter from the audience. Dopwell did an outstanding job of portraying the slightly sinister Cantwell, while Kelly shone as the seductive Honeywell.

 

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