2018 NZ Dance Performances and Reviews: Jan – March

What’s on in dance around New Zealand from January til March 2018 … plus review links. As always, if your details are not listed, do let me know.
See also listings and reviews for April – June and July – September and  October-December)

2018 Location Production title Presented by Venue and time
24-27 Jan, Auckland – WIRED, Okareka Dance Company, Q Theatre, 7.30pm  Reviews: Theatreview, Theatrescenes, NZ Herald, DANZ Magazine
31 Jan – Auckland – Holly Newsome presents – outcomes of her residency at Wellesley Studios, 5pm (New work 6-10 March at The Basement)
7-10 Feb – Wellington – O Vertigo – Jacob Edmonds – BATS.   Review: Theatreview
8-11 February – Hamilton Gardens Festival – True Value – Waikato Contemporary Dance Performance Trust  – English Flower Garden, misc times. Review: Theatreview
9-10 February – Pride Festival, Auckland – Geish/Tuiga by Fine Fatale – Q Theatre, Rangatira 7.30pm
15 February – Auckland – Beijing Academy Dancers – Works in progress – UNITEC, 7.30pm
15-16 February – Auckland – blackOut – Tru Paraha with Sean Curham (lighting) and performers: Jesse Quaid, Anja Packham, vicky kapo – KMC 8.30. Reviews: Theatreview #1, Theatreview #2
17 February – Auckland – Justin Haiu – new work showing – Te Oro, 2pm
22 Feb – 3 March – NZ Fringe, Wellington – Die Hard Rock Cafe Muller – Choreoco (Rutter/Larsen) – BATS Propellor Stage, 8.30pm.  Reviews:  Theatreview #1, Theatreview #2,   DANZ MagazineArt Murmurs, Dominion Post/Stuff
22-23 Feb, Auckland Fringe –  Dance Danced Dancing, Josie Archer/Kosta Bogoievski, MOTAT Lower Exhibition Hall 7pm. Reviews: NZ Herald 
23 Feb – 5 March, NZ Festival, Wellington – RUSHES, Movement of the Human, Circa Theatre
Reviews: Theatreview,    Stuff
TOURING: The Piano, Royal NZ Ballet
Reviews:  Wellington 23-25 Feb, NZ Festival 2018 :  Theatreview, DANZ Magazine, Dominion Post/Stuff;
Napier 3&4 March: Hawkes Bay Today, Theatreview;
Auckland 8-10 March, Auckland Festival 2018:  Theatreview,   NZ Herald Theatrescenes
Dunedin  16 March  Theatreview
Christchurch 21-23 March  
Palmerston North 28 March
26 Feb – 3 March, Auckland Fringe – Side B – New works by Perri Exeter & Joash Fahitua, Trip the Light Dance Collective,  Basement Theatre, 6.30pm. Reviews: DANZ Magazine,  NZHerald
27-28 Feb, NZ Festival, Wellington – Beyond Time, St James. Reviews: Theatreview,  Dominion Post/Stuff
1-4 March, Auckland Fringe – Pumanawa, Hawaiki Tu, Tapac 7pm.
Reviews:  DANZ Magazine
1-4 March, Auckland Fringe – The Cost of Arms & Legs, Dance Plant, Studio 1, Toi Tu, 7.30pm Review: DANZ Magazine
1-4 March, Auckland Arts Festival – Akram Khan’s Giselle, English National Ballet
Reviews: NZ Herald, TheatrescenesTheatreview,   DANZ Magazine
3-4 March, NZ Festival, Wellington – Betroffenheit, Crystal Pite/Kidd Pivot, St James, 8pm  Reviews: Theatreview, Dominion Post/Stuff 
On tour: Once Upon a Dance – Jan Bolwell and Mona Williams
4 March – Palmerston North – Review: Theatreview
14 March – Dunedin Fringe – Review: Theatreview
6-10 March, Auckland  – Missing Lids  Holly Newsome,  Basement Studio 6.30pm. Review: DANZ Magazine; Thoughts on Dance
6-9 March  NZ Fringe, Wellington  – FA’AFA  FAFSWAG, BATS Propellor Stage, 6.30pm. Reviews: Theatreview, Dominion Post/Stuff
 OrphEus – a dance opera, NZ Dance Company,
9-11 March, Auckland Arts Festival, Civic Theatre, 7pm.
16-17 March, Wellington – St James 7.30pm
Reviews – Auckland: NZ Herald,  TheatrescenesDANZ Magazine 
Wellington: Dominion Post/StuffTheatreview
11-12 March, Dunedin Fringe – Dance Revolution Dance, GASP! Dance Collective, Athenaeum 6pm     Reviews: Theatreview
 14-17 March, NZFestival – Swan Lake Loch na hEala, Michael Keegan-Dolan, St James  House. Reviews: Theatreview , DANZ Magazine
13-17 March,   NZ Fringe, Wellington – Snap That, AM Dance Collective, Te Auaha – Theatre 2, 6.30pm
 14-17 March,  NZ Fringe, Wellington- Josie’s Solo, Josie Archer, play_station 7pm
15 March, NZFestival – Casus Circus, Festival Club
 16-17 March, Dunedin Fringe –  Saudade, Atheneum  Review: Theatreview
 16-17 March, Dunedin Fringe – ELEMENTAL at St Clair Hot Salt Water Pool. Review: Theatreview
20-24 March, NZ Fringe – Fear of Eggs House of Sand BATS Heyday Dome 7pm. Review: DANZ Magazine
21 March NZ Fringe Toi Poneke presents Blueprint by S.U.B. (Dance residency) Te Auaha – Theatre 2, 7pm. Review: DANZ Magazine
21-24 March, NZ Fringe, Wellington – Live Feed, Kosta Bogoievski (private address)
 22-23 March, Wellington – The Flamenco Project, Isabel Rivera Cuenca/Paul Bosauder et al, Te Auaha – Theatre 2, 8.30pm  Review: Theatreview
 27-31 March, Auckland – Tender is the Night, Tallulah Holly-Massey and Kosta Bogoievski, Basement Studio 6.30pm
 28 March, Palmerston North – The Piano, Royal NZ Ballet, Regent on Broadway, 7.30pm
for performances and reviews for April to June 2018  go here

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