Conference for the Performing Arts, Oct. 12th, in English.
At the Conference for the Performing Arts you’ll hear talks about the benefits of the arts for many aspects of a community: social, educational, economical, beautifying life and more. Be inspired and moved by best practices and acts and meet friends and new interesting people. Let’s start a dialogue! Register between 8am y 8.45am. The program begins at 9am. Also register before that day at Cas di Cultura, Superfood or Van Dorp Dakota to secure your seat, or online via this link:
General price Afls. 55,- including lunch.
Speakers and their topics:
Imara Thomas (NL/AUA), professional opera soprano working in Germany at the “Deutsche Oper am Rhein – Düsseldorf”. Topic: “How to distinguish yourself as an artist to break through”.
Clayde Menso (NL), director of Amerpodia leading 4 theaters in Amsterdam. Topic: “The function of the theater as a platform, rethinking old models and connecting with the audience as a platform but also as an art provider”.
Segni Bernadina (CUR/BON), ex director of Teatro Luna Blou Curaçao, now leading the Bonaire YOFArts Program. Topic: “For the love of Art and the Art of love: art to create beautiful human beings from the inside out”.
Belinda Boyd (USA), Associate Professor at the University of Central Florida in the drama department: voice coach, acting, directing and a coach at Disney. Topic: “Art as a tool for social change”.
Albert Arens (SUR), director of Suriname School of Talent. Topic: “Music as a powerful tool for the development of children”.
Xiomara Ruiz Maduro (AUA), Minister of Finance, Economy and Culture will open the day stating her vision upon Arts and Culture in Aruba.
Joan Danies (AUA), teacher at the Dept. of well being at EPI associate degree school, studied social work and drama. She’ll be speaking through theater about theater as a genre.
Alice van Romondt (AUA), accomplished stimulator of the arts, vice president of the Prins Bernhards Foundation for the Arts Caribbean. She will be wrapping up the day, summarizing all the things said and give her reflection upon where to go from here.
Tito Bolivar (AUA), director of ARTISA, organizer of the Aruba Art Fair. Topic “Organizing Aruba Art Fair, a different stage with different challenges and benefits”.
Michael Lampe (AUA),
Bachelor of Arts Music Technology, currently member of Parliament and musical director of DATAPANIK, the official band of the Conference. Topic: “The strength of authenticity for the formation of your identity”.
Vicky Arens (AUA), director of Cas di Cultura, main organizer of the conference. Topic: “When it comes to art, more is better: analyzing Aruba’s cultural numbers”.
Main language spoken: English
SPONSORS AND PARTNERS MAKING THIS POSSIBLE:
UNOCA | Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds Caribisch Gebied | Elite Productions | Subway | Vertegenwoordiging van Nederland op Aruba | Subway | High Performance | Smit&Dorlas.
THE CONFERENCE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS IS ORGANIZED BY CAS DI CULTURA AND DEPARTAMENTO DI CULTURA, TOGETHER CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF CULTURAL SERVICE FOR ARUBA’S COMMUNITY.