Rose October-Edun: a lifelong passion for dance
By Jairo Rodrigues
Rosaline (Rose) October-Edun is a web of multiple talents that all sprang from her passion of dancing. She is deservingly called one of the most phenomenal artistes that hailed from Guyana and she has no intention of stopping what she does best anytime soon.
She grew up in a very large family. Her late father came from the East Coast village of Victoria and her mother from Berbice; together they raised 10 children, six boys and four girls – Rose being the last of the girls. Growing up with strict parents who were entrepreneurs on Regent Street since 1956, they were taught about the business then the next best thing was a round education.
Dancing was not acceptable by Rose’s father although her mother was as supportive as she could have been, given the nature of co-parenting. “I was able to get through dancing during the day at …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.