Possessing the experience that comes from many years and many lives, Dr. Stines has a long and varied performing history since 1965 ranging from classical ballet to Yoruba “Orisha” dance. Her dance career began in Jamaica with Alma Mock Yen (1965-71), continued to the Martha Graham School and finally to the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (1977- 1978). She originally established L’Acadco: A United Caribbean Dance Force in Miami, Florida in 1978. She relocated the company to Jamaica on her return to the country in 1982. Today, L’Acadco is regarded as one of Jamaica’s leading contemporary dance companies and Dr. Stines as one of the experts in the development of contemporary technique as well as popular and traditional Jamaican dance. She has lectured in North and South America, Europe, Africa, and The Caribbean.
I’m Dr. L'Antoinette Stines
Creator and "Imagineer" of L'Antech.
The Caribbean Method of Training the Body
Culminating from over twenty years of research, this innovative technique is a blend of classical ballet and several Caribbean folklore forms. Regarded as one of the three pure modern dance technique to develop out of the Caribbean, L’Antech, the language, gives the audience choreography embodying a wholeness of spirit, mind, and body.
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