Regent Theatre, The Octagon

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A Festival of Russian Ballet

Dunedin, Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch

28/10/2011 - 13/11/2011

"A festival of music, movement and colour..

"Audience declares evening a resounding success..

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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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Invercargill, Dunedin, Nelson, Christchurch

13/07/2010 - 24/07/2010

"Pure delight in finding the light..

"Everyday objects made magic with extraordinary skill..

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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Carl Barron

Taupo, Hastings, Invercargill, Queenstown, Gisborne, Dunedin,

05/11/2009 - 14/11/2009

Peter Pan

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

30/10/2009 - 10/12/2009

"A window to magical world of adventure, secrets and spectacle..

"Applause richly deserved for rollicking performance..

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La Sylphide

Wellington, Christchurch, Invercargill, Auckland, Dunedin, Napier

30/07/2009 - 03/09/2009

"Perpetuating imperial European cultural legacies..

"Polished performances capture true spirit of this melodramatic dance..

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Wind Dancer: the story of Shona Dunlop MacTavish


28/02/2009 - 28/02/2009

"A courageous dancer in unusual settings..

Burlesque As You Like It – Not A Family Show

Dunedin, Auckland

03/03/2009 - 27/03/2010

"Skilful, popular and gently thought-provoking..

"Pretty good bang for your buck..



07/10/2008 - 08/10/2008

"Toddlers hilarious..

"Rocking with laughter..

Black Grace Grass Roots Tour


12/06/2008 - 12/06/2008

"Celebratory and playful..


Christchurch, New Plymouth, Wellington, Dunedin

10/03/2008 - 14/09/2013

"Funny, touching, joyous, beautiful, accessible, stunning …..

"A rare cool..

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Swan Lake

Palmerston North, Napier, Dunedin, Auckland, Wellington

25/05/2007 - 24/06/2007

"Making the world a kinder, better place..

"Back to the future with a new view of classical ballet..

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Tao: The Martial Art of Noise

Wellington, Dunedin, Christchurch, Auckland

23/09/2006 - 29/09/2006


The Butler

Dunedin, Hamilton, Tauranga, Christchurch

09/06/2006 - 16/10/2010

"Dinner party evoked through dream-like logic, comedy, disturbances, visually rich mobile tableaux …..


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