Great memories of past Tutus on Tour productions mean Abigail Boyle is perfect in the role of ballet mistress for this year’s tour, she tells Rebecca Fox.
Dunedin-based singer Jason Henderson is the first New Zealander to be accepted to attend the St Louis Cabaret Conference.
Alexander Ekman, the self-effacing choreographer of the three works being performed by the Royal New Zealand Ballet this season, hates mediocrity. He tells Rebecca Fox about his ‘‘crazy’’...
An internationally renowned authority on Bach, Masaaki Suzuki loves to share the German composer’s music, he tells Rebecca Fox on the eve of his Dunedin performance.
Dunedin artist Ana Teofilo Fa’anunu is about to have her first solo show in Auckland. She tells Rebecca Fox about taking that next step.
The Remarkable Theatre Company is stretching its wings with its latest production, Serial Killers, a ‘‘funny, naughty, sexy, cynical’’ Kiwi play. It has even brought Auckland director John Goudge...
Michael Coughlin has gone back to school, is trying his hand at cafe food and getting home at nights. Life for the Dunedin chef has been through some changes recently, Rebecca Fox learns.
There is nothing Hawke’s Bay winemaker Gordon Russell likes more than pushing the boundaries. The New Zealand wine identity spoke to Rebecca Fox about enjoying wine at its most raw.
It has been nearly 20 years since the first Essentials of Human Nutrition textbook was written. Author and co-editor Prof Jim Mann tells Rebecca Fox about the increasing popularity of the book, now in its fifth edition.
Playing the violin has shaped Russian musician Ilya Gringolts’ life. He explains to Rebecca Fox about playing good music.
Never the Sinner is a play that looks into the 1920s Chicago killing of a 14-year-old boy by two young men.Dunedin director Lewis Ablett-Kerr says there's a lot more to it than first appears.
Works from New Zealand’s top female photographers have been brought together in one spot in Dunedin. The show’s curators tell Rebecca Fox about the vision behind Milford Gallery’s ‘‘The Gendered...
Mary Poppins is about family, dysfunctional as it may be. For four of the Taieri Musical and DKCM production’s actors it is also about family, as Rebecca Fox discovers.
Two Dunedin chefs have beaten tough selection criteria to achieve top roles in New Zealand’s culinary world.
As the push for people to eat more fresh fruit and vegetables as part of a healthy diet grows, so does the potential for contamination, discovers Rebecca Fox.
Wellington artist Eve Armstrong is a bit of a magpie, so she was in heaven looking through Dunedin’s op shops. She tells Rebecca Fox how her finds changed the direction of her latest exhibition.
British pianist Kathryn Stott has performed around the world for the past three decades. She tells Rebecca Fox being a born traveller helps.
It has taken a lot of thought and searching for Louise Petherbridge to direct Ibsen’s classic Ghosts. She tells Rebecca Fox she is up for the challenge of the Globe’s next play.