Jennifer Shennan

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The Meridian Season of The Sleeping Beauty

Palmerston North, Dunedin, Wellington, Napier, Invercargill, Auckland

28/10/2011 - 04/12/2011

"A feast of virtuoso dance..

"Truly first rate pure escapism..

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Arohanui – The Greatest Love

Wellington, Auckland

06/10/2011 - 21/10/2011

"Blazing the trail for Maori performance potential..

"Kapa haka greatest treasure in epic tale..

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Black Grace: Verse 2

Wellington, Auckland

12/09/2011 - 11/10/2011

"Celebrating the vitality and strength of dance..

"Unfaltering energy..

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Fairy Stories


12/03/2011 - 09/04/2011

"A sheer torrent of unstoppable talent..

"Yes camp and naughtiness, expect ’em | Plus all the rest of love’s rich spectrum..

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Members of Our Limbs


12/12/2010 - 12/12/2010

"Madcap antics and zany delight..

"Emotional truth at the heart of success..

The Real Inspector Hound


29/11/2010 - 29/11/2010

"Offered High Amusement..

"Not worthy..

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KYLIÁN: New Zealand School of Dance Graduation Season, Programme 1


17/11/2010 - 04/12/2010

"Dancing with integrity, flair and artistry..

"Revelling in Kylian works..

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KIWI: New Zealand School Of Dance Graduation Season, Programme 2


18/11/2010 - 03/12/2010

"Revelling in Kiwi works..

"Passion, strength and versatility meet the demands of diverse choreographies..

The Nutcracker

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

29/10/2010 - 09/12/2010

"Slick theatrical magic!..

"The Nutcracker - great to watch..

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Kôwhiti Matariki Festival of Mâori Contemporary Dance


24/06/2010 - 27/06/2010

"Lifetimes in Dance; backwards and forwards to the present life..

"Pathos and Power..

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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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2010 Made in New Zealand

Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin

26/04/2010 - 26/05/2010

"Footnote’s triumph lies with Purlieu..

"Physically robust ensemble in tight performance mode..

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One Way


21/05/2010 - 29/05/2010

"A bright future..

"Stumbling blocks to seeing choreographers’ true potential..

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From Here to There

Invercargill, Hastings, Dunedin, Wellington, Christchurch, Auckland

06/02/2010 - 27/03/2010

"Passions, allusions and challenging complexity..

"Exuberant dance would have graced the festival..

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Good Morning, Mr Gershwin


17/03/2010 - 21/03/2010

"They can’t take this away from me..

"Exhilarating combination of dance and film electrified by Gershwin..

Happy As Larry


07/03/2010 - 10/03/2010

"When fun and games turn serious..

"Fresh and intoxicating charmer..



27/02/2010 - 01/03/2010

"Excellence and irritation..

"Post-modern dance theatre of vast philosophical theme..

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Dancing On Your Grave


02/02/2010 - 05/03/2010

"Mock-Gothic singing and dancing like puppets from Hell..

"Clever cabaret show compromised by tight row seating..

Inside Out


01/03/2010 - 08/03/2010

"Delightful new twists on old tricks..




26/02/2010 - 06/03/2010

"Everybody was kung-fu dancing..

"A generous gift for our enlightenment..


Greytown, Wellington

01/03/2010 - 07/03/2010

"Whimsy with a touch of slapstick keeps the crowd in giggles..

"Stimulating creator-performers..

Thricely? Precisely. A Pocket Full of Pips


17/02/2010 - 27/02/2010

"Obsession skilfully crafted..

"Strong and courageous demonstration of internal conflicts..