2018 NZ Dance Performances and Reviews

What’s on in dance around the country … plus review links. As always, if your details are not listed, do let me know.

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 #1,
22-23 Feb, Auckland Fringe, Dance Danced Dancing, Josie Archer/Kosta Bogoievski, MOTAT Lower Exhibition Hall 7pm. Reviews: NZ Herald [Monday 26 Feb]
23 Feb – 5 March, NZFestival, Wellington, RUSHES, Movement of the Human, Circa Theatre
Reviews: Theatreview
23-25 Feb NZFestival, Wellington The Piano Royal NZ Ballet St James
26 Feb – 3 March Auckland Fringe Side B Perri Exeter & Joash Fahitua Basement Theatre, 6.30pm
27-28 Feb NZFestival, Wellington Beyond Time St James
1-4 March Auckland Fringe Pumanawa Hawaiki Tu Tapac 7pm
1-4 March Auckland Fringe The Cost of Arms & Legs Dance Plant Studio 1, Toi Tu, 7.30pm
1-4 March Auckland Arts Festival Akram Khan’s Giselle English National Ballet
2-4 March Napier The Piano Royal NZ Ballet Municipal Theatre, 7.30pm
3-4 March NZFestival, Wellington Betroffenheit Crystal Pite St James
4 March – Auckland Fringe – TRIUNE (3 short video works) – James Risbey (et al) – Basement Theatre (daily loop)
4-11 March Auckland Arts Festival Orpheus – a dance opera NZ Dance Company
6-10 March Auckland Fringe Missing Lids HollyNewsome Basement Studio
6-9 March NZ Fringe, Wellington FA’AFA FAFSWAG BATS Propellor Stage, 6.30pm
6-10 March Auckland Fringe HUM Pacific Light Dance Basement Theatre
8-10 March Auckland Arts Festival The Piano Royal NZ Ballet ASB Theatre
8-18 March Dunedin Fringe Festival
8 March NZFestival, Wellington A O Lang Pho St James
11-12 March Dunedin Fringe Dance Dance Revolution GASP! Dance Collective Athenaeum 6pm
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
14-17 Match NZFestival Swan Lake Loch Na hEala Michael Keegan-Dolan St James
15-18 March Auckland Arts Festival À Ố Làng Phố
15 March NZFestival Casus Circus Festival Club
16 March Dunedin The Piano Royal NZ Ballet Regent Theatre, 7.30pm
16-17 March Dunedin Fringe Saudade Atheneum 6pm F/S, 4pm S
16-17 March NZFestival OrphEus – a dance opera NZ Dance Company Opera House
20-24 March NZ Fringe, Wellington Fear of Eggs House of Sand BATS Heyday Dome 7pm
20-24 March NZ Fringe, Wellington The Composer Sophia Therese Circus Te Auhua – Theatre 1 6.30pm
21-23 March Christchurch The Piano Royal NZ Ballet Isaac Theatre Royal, 7.30pm
21 March  NZ Fringe, Wellington Toi Poneke presents Dance residency Te Auaha – Theatre 2, 7pm
21-24 March NZ Fringe, Wellington Live Feed Kosta Bogoievski TBA 8pm
22-23 March Wellington The Flamenco Project Isabel Rivera/Paul Bosauder et al Te Auaha – Theatre 2, 8.30pm
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

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