Ashes: The 2023 staging of the Ycats Dance Studio, From the Arts with Love production.
Dates: October 14 2023 @ 7pm and October 15, 2023 @ 6pm
Venue: The Little Theatre • 4 Tom Redcam Avenue • Kingston 5 • Jamaica
In the depths of our greatest trials, when life’s flames have scorched our dreams and left us feeling reduced to mere ashes, remember this: it is precisely in those moments that we have the opportunity to rise, be reborn; and be stronger than ever before.
Just like the legendary phoenix, we can emerge from the ashes of adversity, our spirits renewed and our resolve unbreakable. The fires of challenge and adversity may burn, but they also purify us, shedding away the old, the weak, and the obsolete, leaving behind only what is truly resilient and essential within us.
Setback, failure, and heartbreak do not signal the end but are crucibles for transformation. Each scar and wound we carry is a testament to our endurance; with every step forward, we rise higher and soar farther. We find our wings when we have the courage to stand up, dust ourselves off, and press on despite the odds.
In the ashes, we discover our resilience. In the ashes, we uncover our inner strength. In the ashes, we recognize the boundless potential within us. So, embrace the challenges, for they are the forge in which your character is tempered. Embrace the pain, for it is the chisel that sculpts your soul. Embrace the journey, for it is the path to your rebirth.
Remember, it is not the fall that defines us, but the rising that follows. So, let your spirit take flight from the ashes of yesterday’s fall, and in your ascent, let your story inspire others to believe that they too can rise, triumph, and shine brilliantly, just like a phoenix reborn from the ashes.
|Lost in Labyrinth|
|Dream State||Allegro 2|
|Hard Knock Life||Plie|
|Pretty Inside||Arabesque 1|
|Lift Me Up||Adagio 2|
|Bridge over Troubled Water||Arabesque 2|
|Your Name||Adagio 1|
|Mercy Tree||Allegro 2|
|A Great God|
|Who is He||Plie|
|Wonderful Merciful Savior||Adagio 2|
|How Great!||Arabesque 2|
|No One||Arabesque 1|
|Wi a Trounce|
|Beat Dem Bad||Allegro 1|
|Catch Di Fire||Adagio 1|
|Jesus a Di Don||Adagio 2|
|Just Like Fire||Allegro 2|
|Try Everything||Arabesque 2|
|Set Me Free||Allegro 1|
|No Scars||Allegro 2|
|Joyful Noise||Adagio 1 & 2|
|That’s Enough||Allegro 2 & Alumnae|
|Colours of Praise||Plie|
|Finale (Feel It)||Full Cast|
|Artistic Director||Stacy-Lee Abrahams Myrie|
|Studio Administrator||Charmaine Bimmer|
|Chaplin||Rev. Delroy Harris|
|Hospitality Coordinator||Natalie Osbourne|
|Parent Representatives||Danielle Gooden, Donna Reid Kareen Martin, Jovelette Sherwood, Crescencia Brown Beckford & Georgina Morrison|
|Choreographers & Instructors||Stacy-Lee Abrahams Myrie, Tanya Stewart, Racquel Robertson, Janea Wood, Terri-Ann Fletcher, DeNielle Grant & Maria Timbawala|
|Technical Director||Berton Myrie|
|Creative Director||Randy M.D. Fagan|
|Front of House||Marva Robinson|