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Midnight Robber Masterclass with Damian Whiskey

The Midnight Robber is one of the most recognizable traditional Carnival characters. Dark and mysterious, s/he is both loved and feared. In the spirit of the season, and with an enduring commitment to the preservation of our oral traditions, we're hosting a masterclass with the youngest veteran of the Midnight Robber art form, Mr Damian Whiskey.

This one-day intensive will cover four key areas of developing this character: history, writing, costuming & performance. Under the tutelage of Midnight Robber, Damian Whiskey, master the art of menacing diction and performance, learn the essentials of Robber costuming and the origins of one of T&T’s cherished indigenous traditions.

Date: Saturday 9th February
Venue: The Writers Centre
14 Alcazar Street, Port of Spain
Time: 10 am- 3pm

The programme will be broken up into morning and afternoon sessions: 10 am – 12 noon; 1 pm – 3 pm.
Space is limited so book your spot now https://www.bocaslitfest.com/2019/events/more-than-robber-talk/
Contribution: $500 Includes materials* and light refreshments.

*Participants will be required to provide some materials for costume-making. Details will be communicated upon registration.

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