Ann Hunt

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Ann Hunt has written about and reviewed dance for the Evening Post, Dominion, Sunday Star Times, DANZ Magazine, Theatreview and various other publications.  Currently she is the dance reviewer for the DominionPost and Theatreview links to her reviews there..

 Ann worked for some years as a freelance actor in Wellington, including two and a half years with the Theatre-in-education group Town and Country Players under the directorship of Murray Edmond. A professional storyteller, trained teacher and Children and Young Adults Librarian, Ann worked in various Wellington Libraries for many years. After moving to the Kapiti Coast, she worked from 2001-2008 as the Children and Young Adults Librarian at Waikanae Library.


Ann Hunt's reviews

And Then It Moved

Christchurch, Auckland, Wellington

15/05/2013 - 15/10/2013

"Buckets go dancing..

"A Privileged Window..

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Footnote Forte Series 2013 - We Have Been There

Wellington, Dunedin, Auckland, Nelson

06/03/2013 - 16/04/2013

"Review: We Have been There..

"Fresh and fascinating..

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Gizza Hoon


08/03/2013 - 16/03/2013

"A night out with the YouTube generation..

"A night out on the town..

Made to Move - The Royal NZ Ballet

Wellington, Auckland, Dunedin

27/02/2013 - 20/03/2013

"Three choreographies, utterly different and utterly delightful..

"Triple bill goes from delicacy to rousing polka..

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Ella and Will


15/02/2013 - 19/02/2013

"A gothic fairtyale with no real heart of darkness..

"Enormous potential and uniqueness..

Footnote Dance: Made in NZ 2011

Christchurch, Wellington

21/09/2011 - 25/09/2011

"Footnote satisfies..

"A programme of breadth and substance..

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Swan Lake On Ice

Christchurch, Wellington, Auckland

30/06/2010 - 25/07/2010

"Russian classic gorgeous served on ice with twist..

"Spectacle serves the story..

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Christchurch, Invercargill, Wellington, Auckland, Palmerston North, Napier

05/06/2010 - 10/07/2010

"Barefoot in Rio with absolutely no bull..

"Feral grace amid dated choreography..

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Steel Ballerina

Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington

15/09/2009 - 11/10/2009

"Moving in parts..

"Play a poignant little pearl..

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Wellington, Auckland

01/10/2008 - 19/10/2008

"Artist pitches Tent on solid ground..

"Silence with intent intensifies; void/avoidance pervades..

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Mozart Dances


22/08/2008 - 29/08/2008

"Splendid fusion of dance and music..

"US dancers provide a mesmerising spectacle..

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Romeo & Juliet

Auckland, Palmerston North, Wellington

18/07/2008 - 24/08/2008

"Thought-provoking and emotional experience..

"All elements in harmony..

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08/03/2008 - 12/03/2008

"Genius avant-garde he is not..

"Why didn’t they write another story?..

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Sacred Monsters


07/03/2008 - 08/03/2008

"Dancing from the heart’s interior..

"A formidable team..

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Shen Wei Dance Arts


28/02/2008 - 02/03/2008

"Urban angst and self-contained beauty..

"Not convinced..

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Cirque Ici: Secret


22/02/2008 - 16/03/2008

"Dark challenge to conventional expectations..

"A different kind of master for the ring..

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