You can see me everywhere! Digital cameras were given to a number of people with disabilities and they were invited to fill the memory card with images they saw when they thought of the word ‘Dance’.  They are presented as a projection on the interior walls of the Christchurch City Council building and we invite you to enter this civic space, find the projection and spend some time seeing what they see, everywhere!

You can see me everywhere! Digital cameras were given to a number of people with disabilities and they were invited to fill the memory card with images they saw when they thought of the word ‘Dance’. They are presented as a projection on the interior walls of the Christchurch City Council building and we invite you to enter this civic space, find the projection and spend some time seeing what they see, everywhere!

Presented in association with the Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna O Waiwhetu Outer Spaces programme, TUMUTUMU is the new solo dance work by Louise Potiki Bryant made in collaboration with, and accompanied live by Richard Nunns. TUMUTUMU combines Louise’s unique performance and dance style with innovative video projection, and an original soundscape by Paddy Free and Richard Nunns.

Presented in association with the Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna O Waiwhetu Outer Spaces programme, TUMUTUMU is the new solo dance work by Louise Potiki Bryant made in collaboration with, and accompanied live by Richard Nunns. TUMUTUMU combines Louise’s unique performance and dance style with innovative video projection, and an original soundscape by Paddy Free and Richard Nunns.

Trilogy. Rebound.  Tracy Scott remounts and develops ‘From Scratch.’ This is a dynamic piece celebrating form, strength and structure.  Andrew Shepherd collaborates with filmmaker Sean James to present a fusion of film and live dance in the emotive new work ‘Calling.’  Fleur de Thier presents ‘Island’, a compelling and thought provoking new dance theatre work integrating set and written text.

Trilogy. Rebound. Tracy Scott remounts and develops ‘From Scratch.’ This is a dynamic piece celebrating form, strength and structure. Andrew Shepherd collaborates with filmmaker Sean James to present a fusion of film and live dance in the emotive new work ‘Calling.’ Fleur de Thier presents ‘Island’, a compelling and thought provoking new dance theatre work integrating set and written text.

Sound and silence, movement and stillness. The relationships between these seeming opposites are explored in Still Standing Silent, a work which utilises the skills of two dancers, two classical musicians, two jazz musicians and a composer.  Created with funding from Creative New Zealand, Still Standing Silent is made up of layers of movement and sound which interact, evolve, and conflict with each other to create a depth of space and time between them.

Sound and silence, movement and stillness. The relationships between these seeming opposites are explored in Still Standing Silent, a work which utilises the skills of two dancers, two classical musicians, two jazz musicians and a composer. Created with funding from Creative New Zealand, Still Standing Silent is made up of layers of movement and sound which interact, evolve, and conflict with each other to create a depth of space and time between them.

Choreographed and written by Kate Bartlett, in collaboration with Rebecca Solomon, Our Catharsis is a work of dance-theatre that looks to address the destabilising effects of life’s apparent fragility.  How do we wear our worry?  In what form do we find cathartic release from this?

Choreographed and written by Kate Bartlett, in collaboration with Rebecca Solomon, Our Catharsis is a work of dance-theatre that looks to address the destabilising effects of life’s apparent fragility. How do we wear our worry? In what form do we find cathartic release from this?

Chant et Danse, Christchurch’s premier cabaret company proudly presents for your entertainment, The Magical Mystery Tour. Our Master of Ceremonies requests your company for a night full of mystery, daring and surprise! Join us on this racy journey into the world of song and dance - plus a few other surprises!

Chant et Danse, Christchurch’s premier cabaret company proudly presents for your entertainment, The Magical Mystery Tour. Our Master of Ceremonies requests your company for a night full of mystery, daring and surprise! Join us on this racy journey into the world of song and dance - plus a few other surprises!

Following their sell-out performances in last year’s Body Festival, Christchurch puppetry theatre company Tablo are back again, this year presenting a hauntingly evocative new work, In Absentia.  In Absentia premiered in this year’s Dunedin Fringe Festival, where it was nominated for Best Theatre, Best Production Design and Best of Fringe, and won Best Production Design for being, in the words of the judging panel: “…a work by master puppeteers.

Following their sell-out performances in last year’s Body Festival, Christchurch puppetry theatre company Tablo are back again, this year presenting a hauntingly evocative new work, In Absentia. In Absentia premiered in this year’s Dunedin Fringe Festival, where it was nominated for Best Theatre, Best Production Design and Best of Fringe, and won Best Production Design for being, in the words of the judging panel: “…a work by master puppeteers.

HOTBOX Rogue has been described as a kind of Rubik’s cube of dance, captivating and hugely energetic. HOTBOXES are new, portable, diverse, dance produced by Touch Compass and includes dancers with and without a disability.

HOTBOX Rogue has been described as a kind of Rubik’s cube of dance, captivating and hugely energetic. HOTBOXES are new, portable, diverse, dance produced by Touch Compass and includes dancers with and without a disability.

Jen McArthur uses clown, physical theatre and dance to portray the subject of Asperger’s Syndrome and the pitfalls of etiquette. Inspired by the humour and directness of autistic children while working on a holiday program. A young woman on the spectrum preparing for a much needed job interview, Echo unwittingly puts our unspoken social rules under the spotlight... and finds a lot of them wanting. Winner of Best Solo Show, NZ Fringe 2012.

Jen McArthur uses clown, physical theatre and dance to portray the subject of Asperger’s Syndrome and the pitfalls of etiquette. Inspired by the humour and directness of autistic children while working on a holiday program. A young woman on the spectrum preparing for a much needed job interview, Echo unwittingly puts our unspoken social rules under the spotlight... and finds a lot of them wanting. Winner of Best Solo Show, NZ Fringe 2012.

Fellow homo sapien, the pinnacle of your success is a civilised appearance. Play human. Avoid taboo. Shed the primordial skin.  A haunting, revealing and provocative new work by Auckland choreographer Shani Dickins, described by reviewers as “an Hieronymus Bosch garden of earthly delights and horrors.”

Fellow homo sapien, the pinnacle of your success is a civilised appearance. Play human. Avoid taboo. Shed the primordial skin. A haunting, revealing and provocative new work by Auckland choreographer Shani Dickins, described by reviewers as “an Hieronymus Bosch garden of earthly delights and horrors.”

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