The Daily Herald’s “Out and About” placed bright-eyed Lori Marie Peterson, one of the
dancers of the Voodoo Dancers group, in the hot seat. Lori, who has been dancing with the group since 2007, is enjoying her life as a full-time dancer here on the island.
Tell us about your background and how you started dancing.
I was born in Jamaica but consider myself a proud Sint Maartener, because I have lived here all
my life. I started dancing back in high school in various groups for competitions and shows
and continued to do so even after I had graduated. Although I had no professional training,
I stayed dedicated to dancing. is drive led me to be discovered and taken under the
instruction of Voodoo Dancers founder Paula Doño.
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