“My own interest is largely the full quest of maximizing the resources of the human being, our creative imagination, our creative intellect. I believe very strongly that in the final analysis, it is the capacity of the human being to act, to think, to do, that will make anything work.”  Rex Nettleford

The Rex Nettleford Foundation has received a donation of half a million Jamaican dollars
 from Jamaica Awareness Incorporated [read more]




 Remembering Rex

By: Richard Johnson

Published: Thursday, February 12, 2015  


The Rex Nettleford Foundation, established in memory of the academic and cultural figure, continues its work to keep his memory alive.  On Tuesday, a capacity audience gathered at the Little Theatre in St Andrew to remember Nettleford, raise funds for the work of the foundation, and enjoy performances by two of the cultural institutions with which he was connected.  Read More: Click Here





  Juett Carty: Rex Nettleford Scholar with a Difference

Pursing a double major degree in Computer Science and Dance might seem impossible at first glance. However, Juett Carty the 2014 JNGI Rex Nettleford Scholarship Dance Scholarship recipient has found a way to pursue her passion.  Read More: Click Here





 Selma Premiere at Carib 5

Under the patronage of The Most Honourable P.J. Patterson, ON, OCC, PC, QC, OE

Proven Wealth and the Rex Nettleford Foundation

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 8:00 PM,  Contribution: $2,000 per person

Contact: 1-876-977-1600   email: angella.brown03@uwimona.edu.jm

All Proceeds in aid of the Rex Nettleford Foundation

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 The Rex Nettleford Foundation premieres 'Selma'

Specially invited guests turned up at Carib Cinema in Kingston to support the Rex Nettleford Foundation's premiere of the movie Selma. On Tuesday, the red carpet was rolled out as guests were treated to an exclusive affair filled with fine wines and delectable hors d'oeuvres.

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 In Nettleford's Name - Foundation Honours Late NDTC Co-Founder

The spirit of the late Professor Rex Nettleford permeated the Little Theatre, Tom Redcam Avenue, St Andrew, recently as members of the National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC) paid tribute to its late co-founder in song and dance.

Scores of guests, invited by the Rex Nettleford Foundation, poured into the familiar home of a dance company steeped in the history and creativity of a man who brought out the validity of the power of Caribbean culture through dance.       Read More: Click Here


 High-Quality Entertainment Remembering Rex

It was high-quality entertainment at the Little Theatre recently when the National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC) and the UWI Singers came together to honour the late Professor Rex Nettleford in song and dance.

Organised by the Rex Nettleford Foundation, the annual event, titled 'Remembering Rex', took on a special meaning.       Read More: Click Here





Remembering Rex

Scholar and dancer Rex Nettleford would have been 85 years old on Tuesday, and the foundation established in his honour celebrated the milestone with a fund-raising performance by two groups he was associated with, The National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC) and the University Singers.

Held at the Little Theatre in St Andrew, the event also recognised the contribution of former NDTC artistic director Barry Moncrieffe, who demitted office a few weeks ago after 55 years of service to the dance troupe.       Read More: Click Here