2019 New Zealand Dance Calendar with review links for October – December

Updated regularly. Please send event info and/or review links to be added – raewyn@allmyownwords.co.nz. Follow the links for reviews of dance events during
January – March 2019 ; April – June 2019 ; July – September 2019.

October 2019
2-3 October, Auckland, Tempo Dance Festival – Pohutu, Biana Hyslop with Rowan Pierce and Rosie Tapsell, Q Theatre Rangatira, 7.30pm. Reviews: Theatreview (1), NZ Herald; Theatreview(2)
2-3 October, Auckland, Tempo Dance Festival – About Others, Caitlin Davey, Q Vault, 9pm. Reviews: Theatreview, DANZ Magazine;
3-4 October, Auckland, Tempo Dance Festival – BLOOM, emergent artists shared bill , Q Loft, 7.30pm on 3rd, 8.30pm on 4th. Reviews: Theatreview
4 October, Auckland, Tempo Dance Festival – The Gloaming, Tru Paraha curator, Old Folks Association Hall, 9,30pm. Reviews: Theatreview (1), DANZ Magazine; Theatreview(2)
4-5 October, Auckland, Tempo Dance Festival – The fondness of fools, Fidgit Collective, Q Lounge, 7.30pm on 4th, 9.30pm on 5th
4-5 October, Auckland, Tempo Dance Festival – New Zealand Music Double Bill, Josie & Kosta/Zahra Killeen-Chance, Q Theatre Rangatira, 8pm. Reviews: Theatreview, NZ Herald
4-5 October, Auckland, Tempo Dance Festival – Utopia #9, Kit Reilly, Q Loft 6.30pm on 4th, 8.30 on 5th Reviews: Theatreview
5-6 October, Auckland, Tempo Dance Festival – Not Odd Human, Sam Coren with NZ School of Dance, Q Loft, 6.30pm. Reviews: Theatreview
6 October, Auckland, Tempo Dance Festival – Pform.nz season of Secondary Colours. Q Theatre Rangatira, 6pm Reviews: Theatreview
8-9 October, Auckland, Tempo Dance Festival – FA’ASINOMAGA | Identity, Sau E Siva Creatives, Q Theatre Rangatira, 8pm Reviews: NZHerald; DANZ Magazine
8-11 October, Auckland, Tempo Dance Festival – Karanga, Paea Leach with Forest Kapo, Basement Studio 6.30pm Reviews: Theatreview(1), Theatreview (2)
9-10 October, Auckland, Tempo Dance Festival – Tomo, Atamira with Gabrielle Thomas, Q Loft, 6.30pm. Reviews: Theatreview, NZHerald; DANZ Magazine
9-10 October, Auckland, Tempo Dance Festival – Super Moon, Julia Harvie/Sofia McIntyre, Q Loft 8.30pm Reviews: Theatreview
11 October, Auckland, Tempo Dance Festival – Make No Mistake, Tertiary student improv showcase, Q Loft 9.30pm Reviews: Theatreview
11-12 October, Auckland, Tempo Dance Festival – Death. Disco. Heartbeat, Lara Liew, Q Loft 6.30pm
11-12 October, Auckland, Tempo Dance Festival – GIRL presented by Parris Goebel, Q Theatre Rangatira, 7.30pm Fri/Sat and 2pm Sat
11-12 October, Auckland – DAWN, The Dust Palace with the APO, ASB Theatre
12-13 October, Gisborne, Te Tairawhiti Arts Festival – Meremere, Rodney Bell with MOTH, War Memorial Theatre, Saturday 2pm, 8pm; Sunday 5pm. Reviews: Theatreview
16 October, Gisborne, Te Tairawhiti Arts Festival – Shel We? Tipua Tigafua/Le Moana, War Memorial Theatre, 6.30pm. Reviews: Theatreview
17 October, Gisborne, Te Tairawhiti Arts Festival – Tukutuku by Jolt Dance Company and the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, Lawson Field Theatre. Review: Theatreview
18 October – 2 November, Auckland, Owls Do Cry by Red Leap Theatre. Reviews: Theatreview; Theatrescenes
19 October, Nelson Arts Festival – The Clearing, Footnote NZ Dance, Theatre Royal, 8pm. Reviews: Theatreview
20 October, Nelson Arts Festival – My Grooves, Jacob Chown/LauraJones and friends, Theatre Royal, 3pm. FREE
21-23 October, Nelson Arts Festival – Make/Shift Space, Amrita Hepi, 10am – 5pm
23 October, Wairarapa, Kokomai Festival – The Wonderwombs, The Dust Palace
24 October, Wellington – The Clearing, Footnote NZ Dance, Opera House, 7.30pm. Reviews: Theatreview; Dominion Post
24-27 October, Nelson Arts Festival –Herelessness, Chloe Loftus, Founders Heritage Park 8.30pm Reviews: Theatreview
25-26 Oct, Tauranga Arts Festival 2019 – LIMBO, Addison Theatre, Baycourt – 2pm/8pm
25-26 October, Nelson Arts Festival – The Wonderwombs, The Dust Palace, Theatre Royal. Reviews: Theatreview
25-27 Oct, Tauranga Arts Festival 2019 – A Call to Dance, Tauranga Art Gallery, 10am & 1pm
26 October, Palmerston North – The Clearing, Footnote NZ Dance, Regent on Broadway, 7.30pm. Reviews: Theatreview
29 October, Auckland – Manifesto of a Good Cripple, Suzanne Cowan, Basement Theatre 8pm. Reviews: Theatreview (1) ; Theatreview(2)
31 October, Auckland – The Clearing, Footnote NZ Dance, ASB Waterfront Theatre, 7.30pm
Reviews: Theatreview, NZ Herald (paywalled)
November
2 November, New Plymouth – The Clearing, Footnote NZ Dance, TSB Showplace, 7.30pm. Reviews: Theatreview
6 November, Wellington – Hansel & Gretel, Royal NZ Ballet, Opera House, 7.30pm
Reviews: Theatreview; Dominion Post, DANZ Magazine; Theatrescenes
9-11 November, Christchurch – Facets of the Same Jewel, Rebound Dance Company, Papa HOU, 7.30pm
13 November, Palmerston North – Hansel & Gretel, Royal NZ Ballet, Regent on Broadway 7.30pm. Review: Theatreview
14-18 November, Auckland, UNITEC Showcase 2019. Raye Freedman Centre, 7.30pm. Review: Theatreview.
15 November, Hamilton – ENOUGH, Mikey Sorensen, Meteor Theatre, 8pm. Review: Theatreview
16 November, Napier – Hansel & Gretel, Royal NZ Ballet, Municipal Theatre, 7.30pm.
20-30 November, Wellington – NZSD Graduation Season 2019, Te Whaea, 7.30pm Reviews:Theatreview (1), Theatreview (2); DANZ Magazine
21-22 November, Christchurch – Hansel & Gretel, Royal NZ Ballet, Isaac Theatre Royal. 7.30pm. Reviews: Theatreview
23 November, Auckland – One Night Only, Dances by Neil Ieremia, Black Grace, ASB Waterfront Theatre, 7.30pm
27 November, Invercargill – Hansel & Gretel, Royal NZ Ballet, Regent Theatre, 7.30pm.
28 November – 7 December, Wellington – Flying Down Sand Dunes by Well Fare State, BATS Heyday Done, 6.30pm (return season)
30 November, Dunedin – Hansel & Gretel, Royal NZ Ballet, Regent Theatre, 7.30pm. Review: Theatreview
30 November – Christchurch – Otautahi Tiny Performance Festival, COCA, all day – see programme. Reviews: Theatreview
December
5-7 December, Auckland – Hansel & Gretel, Royal NZ Ballet, ASB Theatre, 7.30pm Reviews: Theatreview, NZ Herald
10-21 Dec, Auckland – Toptown, Dynomtion, Q Theatre Loft, 7.30pm. Reviews: NZ Herald
13-14 December, Takapuna – Hansel & Gretel, Royal NZ Ballet, Bruce Mason Centre, 7.30pm
17-21 December, Auckland – The Wonderwombs, The Dust Palace, Q Theatre Rangatira.
Reviews: Theatreview

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