Eddy Thomas

 

 

 

Age: 82

 

Summary: Jamaican dancer, choreographer, and co-founder of the prominent Jamaican dance company National Dance Theatre Company that sought to promote African heritage of Jamaica's black majority through the use of African Caribbean folk traditions and modern dance in a country emerging from under British rule, and who also co-created the Roots and Rhythms Show with the late professor and NDTC founding member Rex Nettleford in celebration of the nation's thrust toward Jamaica's Independence in 1962.

 

 

Cause of Death: Undisclosed causes

 

Born: 1932?

 

Died: April 10, 2014

 

Location: Montego Bay, Jamaica