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Sarah Knox (MCPA)

is a lecturer in Dance Studies at the University of Auckland. She currently teaches practice and theory including choreography, dance technique, professional practices, is responsible for a large proportion of the department’s performance programmes and international tours, and is involved in Postgraduate supervision. Sarah has published research including ‘Artists Narratives’ in the book Moving Oceans: Celebrating Dance in the South Pacific (co author Dr. Rosemary Martin, Editors Associate Professors Ralph Buck and Nicholas Rowe, Publisher: Routledge). Sarah holds a Master of Creative and Performing Arts where she explored professional contemporary dancers’ experiences of agency within choreographic collaboration. She is currently studying towards a doctorate investigating the acculturation of creativity in choreographic education at tertiary level. Sarah trained at the New Zealand School of Dance and has performed with Black Grace, Footnote New Zealand Dance and has worked extensively as a freelance artist since 2002. She is also a dance-maker and has created works for the New Zealand Fringe Festival (2010, 2012), Tempo (2015), Footnote New Zealand Dance (2008, 2010, 2016), University of Auckland (2016) and Dance Nucleus (Singapore, 2016).. She began reviewing for Theatreview in 2015.
See: http://www.creative.auckland.ac.nz/people/dance/sarah-knox

Sarah Knox's reviews

SYNTHESIS

Auckland

28/02/2017 - 01/03/2017

"Dance fusion with personal appeal..

"Synthesis: They don’t come for the ladies..

MEA TAU

Auckland

28/02/2017 - 04/03/2017

"Mea Tau: Hilarious, clever, effervescent..

DREAM MAN

Auckland

24/02/2017 - 25/02/2017

"She entices us in..

COMPOSURE

Auckland

25/02/2017 - 25/02/2017

"Composure: occasionally, and sometimes unsettled..

MINIATURES

Auckland

11/10/2016 - 11/10/2016

"Miniatures: a world, within a world, within a world..

FRESH 2016

Auckland

05/10/2016 - 07/10/2016

"Creative thinking and a strong narrative evident in all five pieces..

"Emerging works in a diversity of genres..

INSOLENT RIVER: A TANGO

Auckland

04/10/2016 - 06/10/2016

"Abstract and metaphysical, and mundane..

"Alternate casting offers subtle interpretive differences..

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Short + Sweet Dance 2016 - Season 2

Auckland

02/09/2016 - 03/09/2016

"Short + Sweet dance: A short time is a good time..

GISELLE - The Royal NZ Ballet

Wellington, Napier, Christchurch, Dunedin, Auckland

11/08/2016 - 03/09/2016

"Simply superb in every way..

"Giselle: Delicate, defined, and dynamic..

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Manaia - short works premiere season

Auckland

05/07/2016 - 09/07/2016

"New works in development..

"Manaia-connected choreographies..

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SUNSET AFFAIR

Auckland

05/07/2016 - 08/07/2016

"Sunset Affair: A melancholy gathering..

TRANSFER

Wellington, Auckland

29/06/2016 - 07/07/2016

"Experimental and traditional dance works face to face..

"Unforgettable dance experiences..

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Everything Anyone Ever Wanted

Auckland

21/06/2016 - 25/06/2016

"Everything Anyone Ever Wanted: Subjugating the fear of living..

YOU DANCE 2016

Auckland

31/05/2016 - 01/06/2016

"Dance is flourishing in our schools!..

"YouDance: Yes, you certainly can dance..

INFINITE SPACE

Auckland

20/08/2015 - 21/08/2015

"Full of promise but falls short..

BALLET REVOLUCION

Auckland

17/06/2015 - 21/06/2015

"Technique and talent outshine limitations..

"A Ballet Revolucion Indeed..

BBEALS

Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin

13/03/2015 - 28/03/2015

"A MYSTIQUE OF MAYHEM, WITH HUMOUR..

"All hail Jenny: Bbeals at the Maidment..

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3 in 2 1

Auckland

09/02/2015 - 12/02/2015

"3 in 2 1... Go!..

"3 in 2 1... Go!..

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