Graduation 2015 Registration and Info

Graduation Information 2015

Dear Prospective Graduate,

Congratulations on your accomplishment so far. We hope that you will celebrate this journey by being a part of the graduation ceremony.

Please complete the Graduation 2105 Registration Form and submit to the Registry at or take it in to the office of the Registrar at 1 Arthur Wint Drive.

Download Graduation 2105 Registration Form


Prospective graduates MUST pay all outstanding balances in addition to the graduation fee to attend the ceremony.

Edna Manley College gets 4.9M for Rex Nettleford Arts Conference

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – The Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts (EMCVPA) has received donations amounting to $4.9 million for the staging of the 2015 Rex Nettleford Arts Conference

The sum includes $2.9 million (US$24, 928.61) from the United States Embassy and $2 million from the Culture, Health, Arts, Sports and Education (CHASE) Fund.

The conference was first held in 2011 to celebrate the late Professor’s significant contribution to Jamaica’s performance arts.

Vice President of Academic Affairs at Edna Manley and Conference Co-Chair,

Rex Nettleford Arts Conference Receives Strong Support from Embassy of the United States, Kingston and Chase Fund

Kingston, Jamaica – The Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts (EMCVPA) will
stage the third bi-annual Rex Nettleford Arts Conference on October 14 -17, 2015. This year, the
conference has received much needed support from the Embassy of the United States, Kingston and
the CHASE Fund.

The Rex Nettleford Arts Conference brings together arts educators and artists/es from all over the
world to share their knowledge and experiences as well as research in the creative and cultural

Erna Brodber’s Jane and Lousia will soon come Home” takes on a new life as Ratoon: A New Jamaica

Kingston, Jamaica – The month of October is abuzz with excitement at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts with the 3rd. biennial Rex Nettleford Arts Conference which features prominently a special dance production, Water the Roots Concert and the opening of the first play for the school year “RATOON: A new Jamaica”.

Directed by Lecturer at the School of Drama, Ms. Carolyn Allen, the play is an adaptation of Erna Brodber’s novel Jane and Lousia will soon come Home.

6 Plays, 2 Nights, all FREE of Cost!

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This is the journey of a former math teacher burdened by schizophrenia, who tries to cope with the stresses of a dissolving marriage and a custody battle over his daughter.






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Impelled Female Promiscuity

In this play You will see what happens when a church woman is forced to be promiscuous.

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Read the latest issue of EMCVPA’s Collage Magazine.


School of Music: Crucible and Social Vessel

Dr. Nicholeen DeGrasse-Johnson discusses Dance in the Primary Level Curriculum

Is Dance Training Important? Barbara Requa and Barry Moncrieffe Reflect

Meet The Artists of Paint Jamaica

ON THE COVER: Raging Fyah, Reggae sensation and past student band, (L to R) Anthony Watson, Courtland White, Kumar Bent, Delroy Hamilton and Demar Gayle

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Roy Hall Memorial Scholarship Announces 2014 Recipient

CAPTION: 2014 Roy Hall Memorial Scholarship recipient, Sashay Scott (centre), receives her award from Roy Hall Memorial Foundation member, James Bruce, alongside (from left) Foundation member, Caroll FoFanah, Principal of EMCVPA, Nicholeen DeGrasse-Johnson, PhD, and President of the Roy Hall Memorial Scholarship, Eloine Hall-Oakley [Credit: Mark Samuels]

Student of School of Drama at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts (EMCVPA), Sashay Scott, is the 2014 recipient of the Roy Hall Memorial Scholarship.


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EMCVPA is excited to announce the launch of The Artchive, the College’s new arts, entertainment, culture and artist(e) lifestyle blog. This new initiative forms part of the College’s digital drive to make itself more accessible to audiences in Jamaica, the Caribbean and all across the globe while using the blogging platform to encourage and engender artistic expression, creative and critical thinking skills and cultural development.

The Artchive

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