From Carol in Westside to Nora in A Doll’s House, Sophie Hambleton is developing a taste for playing strong women. She tells Rebecca Fox about following the work, in this case, back to Dunedin.
Auckland performance artist Kalisolaite ’Uhila is settling into Dunedin life as the Dunedin Public Art Gallery’s 2019 Aotearoa New Zealand Visiting Artist. He tells Rebecca Fox about the origins of...
Former Queenstown resident Martine Baanvinger is taking her latest stage show on tour, telling a true story of lovers in exile in the New Zealand bush.
It has been a whirlwind of a year for Dunedin-trained bass-baritone Joel Amosa since he won the Lexus Song Quest. He tells Rebecca Fox about his year of firsts and performing back in Dunedin.
A belief that New Zealand’s wine story has not been given the ‘‘airplay’’ it deserves inspired David Nash to try to remedy the situation, he tells Rebecca Fox.
Putting his life story on stage as multidisciplinary dance collaboration Meremere has been therapeutic for dancer Rodney Bell. He tells Rebecca Fox about his at times turbulent life.
Getting a part in Opera Otago’s production of The Mikado has uncovered a surprising family history for dancer-singer Kristina Saul.
Nga Puke director Cian Elyse White feels like she is bringing the production back home - Dunedin is where its author lives and where one of the main characters is from.
Eighteen years after Harry Love's adaptation of Aristophanes' The Clouds was first on the stage in Dunedin, it is to return, this time featuring Ralph Johnson and Marilyn Parker.
Aiming to address the ‘‘deficit’’ of young female voices in theatre, Heidi Geissler has picked a work that showcases the most female of all relationships, sisterhood.
The mountains drew Japanese artist Yukari Kaihori to New Zealand and while she has left them behind for Auckland they still form the basis of her work, she tells Rebecca Fox.
Former Alexandra boy Brendon Shanks will perform with Voices New Zealand in Dunedin this weekend. He tells Rebecca Fox about his love of choral singing.
After four years of travelling for work, former Fortune Theatre artistic director Lara Macgregor is relishing the rare opportunity to work in her hometown.
The system of dividing art into different genres has been used by Dunedin Public Art Gallery curators to showcase some of the gallery’s collection. Lucy Hammonds and Laura Gutsell tell Rebecca Fox...
After 16 years running a busy Dunedin cafe Nick Dodds and Kushla Sullivan gave it all up for the easy life ... and lasted eight weeks. They tell Rebecca Fox about seeking a balance between family life and work.
Winter is the perfect time to spice up those comforting stews, curries and puddings that keep us going during the cold weather.
Choreographer Mario Radacovsky’s outlook on life was turned upside down by cancer. Twenty years later he tells Rebecca Fox how it informed his career.
Royal New Zealand Ballet principal dancer Nadia Yanowsky performs as the black swan in Mario Radacovsky’s Black Swan, White Swan. It is a privilege to dance, she tells Rebecca Fox.
Tecwyn Evans takes a break from his home renovation project in Sweden to conduct the Dunedin Symphony Orchestra in a concert to celebrate Matariki. Rebecca Fox talks to those involved.
A chance conversation has led to boxes of material excavated from middens in coastal sites in Fiordland in the 1970s being opened for the first time in years as part of a unique art work created by...