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Sculpture Meets Dance

Hamilton

24/02/2024 - 03/03/2024

"Interacting with the environment as they go..

Cringeworthy - Swinging in the 60s!

Wellington, Palmerston North

01/04/2023 - 17/03/2024

"Bingo for boomers: A sashay through the 60s at a thousand miles an hour..

"Smooth, confident, quality pop – enthralling and memorable..

Some Regrets

Wellington

25/02/2024 - 26/02/2024

"Infectious personality, genuinely and naturally very funny, lights up the room..

Abby Howells – La Soupco

Wellington, Hamilton

09/03/2023 - 25/02/2024

"Full of originality, disarming honesty and fanciful narrative..

"A lively and insightful ride, bouncing between two states of being..

IYKYK

Wellington, Kerikeri, Palmerston North, Hamilton, Auckland, Christchurch

20/07/2023 - 27/03/2024

"Beautifully executed movements..

"Dancers in their prime..

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Jungle Book re-imagined

Wellington

23/02/2024 - 25/02/2024

"Glorious dance artists..

"A brilliant piece of dance/theatre..

THE ICE CREAM IS MELTING!

Hamilton

24/02/2024 - 25/02/2024

"Breathtaking, enchanting, greatly appreciated by families..

Mary Bumby's HIVE OF STORY

Hamilton

24/02/2024 - 25/02/2024

"Power and inspiration in the great traditions of storytelling..

MEOW MEOW’S PANDEMONIUM

Wellington

24/02/2024 - 24/02/2024

"Relentlessly funny, a dish of rare delight..

Lick Off My Tears, Death is Also Dying

Wellington

21/02/2024 - 24/02/2024

"It’s a beautiful madness..

"Expresses the issues of our time..

PasodobleCircus "La Primera Tourné"

Wellington, Nelson

24/02/2024 - 17/03/2024

"Charmed and thoroughly entertained..

The Perfect Image

Auckland

20/02/2024 - 24/02/2024

"An excellent script and delightful performances show Sam Brooks at his very best..

SOCIAL ANIMAL

Hamilton

23/02/2024 - 24/02/2024

"Well-written and full of humorous insights and revelations..

Twenty Minutes To Nine

Wellington

22/02/2024 - 03/03/2024

"Difficult material, mixed results..

Hāpaitia

Wellington

21/02/2024 - 24/02/2024

"Two tragedies challenged and questioned with panache and love..

Old Hat, Fresh Pain

Auckland

22/02/2024 - 25/02/2024

"Porous, unapologetically alive – Free Palestine..

The Man from Gonville and other adventures in Tinderland

Wellington

22/02/2024 - 25/02/2024

"Refreshing, relatable and engaging..

Sirens Of The Silver Screen

Auckland

22/02/2024 - 24/02/2024

"'Sirens of the Silver Screen' is all razzle dazzle, laughter, and completely delights..

Our Own Little Mess

Wellington

22/02/2024 - 25/02/2024

"Sets a very high bar for NZ Festival shows worth going to; deserves a long life and to travel far…..

Delightfool

Wellington

22/02/2024 - 24/02/2024

"A ribald hour of wit, sparkle and innuendo with a touch of vulnerability..

Hatupatu Kurungaituku - A Forbidden Love

Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch

20/02/2024 - 10/03/2024

"Courageous and innovative ..

"Love that flies...

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The Butterfly Who Flew Into The Rave

Auckland, Wellington

20/02/2024 - 09/03/2024

"A powerhouse in all aspects..

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