A petition to save a popular Queenstown dance school is well on the way to its goal.
In what one parent calls “a real bombshell”, Queenstown’s largest and longest-standing dance school shut up shop this week.
Playwright and dance theatre leader Jan Bolwell says her Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit award has given a welcome boost to the public profile of people in the arts.
Loughlan Prior and Claire Cowan let their imaginations run wild when creating Hansel and Gretel for the Royal New Zealand Ballet. They tell Rebecca Fox about ticking off a few firsts.
The extraordinary work of Dunedin dancer and choreographer Shona Dunlop MacTavish is being resurrected in her memory.
Lycra will be the outfit of choice at the Queenstown Events Centre this weekend when the resort hosts the NZ Schools Hip Hop, Sport Aerobics and Fitness Championships for the first time.
Thierry Guiderdoni and Patricia Barker’s roles might be behind the scenes these days but they still remember the feeling of performing the ballets themselves. They tell Rebecca Fox about passing...
Contemporary dancers Jake Callender and Sophie McClean perform with other members of the Otago Dance Association Performance Troupe in the atrium at the Otago Museum yesterday afternoon.
A group of talented young dancers from a Mosgiel studio will compete at the highest level of dance on offer in New Zealand, a choreographer says.
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.
After five years in the field of inclusive mixed-ability dance, Hahna Briggs will travel to the United States next month to train with the best.
Out on the wiley, windy Octagon in Dunedin are Terry MacTavish (left) and Theresia Nel, at the Southern Most Wuthering Heights Day Ever on Saturday.
His family did not have the money for him to go to university but Antonio Bukhar has forged a different path to higher education.
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.
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.
Jenna Morris-Williamson describes dancing as her happy place and could not imagine a life without it. But behind closed doors, the vivacious dancer has battled demons during her time at dance school.