Stepping out of their comfort zone and soon to be stepping in time, this year’s Rocking With The Stars contestants have been announced.
A last-minute cast change in Giselle gave us a wonderful treat with Mayu Tanigaito reprising her role as the titular character, last seen by New Zealand audiences in 2016.
It has taken about 13 years for dancer Sara Garbowski to get the opportunity to dance a major role in Giselle, a ballet she first danced in as a 17-year-old apprentice. She talks to Rebecca Fox...
The sequins were shining, the colours were bright, and the shoes were tap, tap, tapping in Mosgiel over the weekend.
REVIEW: I was struggling to pick favourites from this, Wanaka’s ninth Festival of Colour. Then came Meremere, writes Nigel Zega.
Natyaloka is the only Indian dance school in Otago that teaches Bharatanatyam, a major form of Indian classical dance.
REVIEW: Wanaka's week for arts aficionados launched with powerful performances from the Royal NZ Ballet celebrating two new works and from Maori collaborators addressing climate change.
For Otago fans of dance there is a plethora of opportunities to get your fill of contemporary movement, thanks to the Dunedin Arts Festival and the Festival of Colour.
Top New Zealand dancer and choreographer Taiaroa Royal is re-establishing his connection to Otakou by returning to the stage to dance in Dunedin production Wairua.
Twirling LED poi during rehearsals for the show Wairua, before its premiere in the Dunedin Arts Festival last night, is New Zealand dancer and choreographer Taiaroa Royal.
Being oceans apart during a global pandemic did not stop a New Zealand dancer from performing a duet with adancer in London for this year’s Dunedin Fringe Festival.
When Chloe Loftus says she has to break in a new partner every time she performs her dance show, she is not talking about a human dancer. Loftus talks to Rebecca Fox about finding her feet in the air.
Dunedin actor Peter Hayden has long wanted to work with top NZ director and choreographer Sara Brodie again, so the NZSO's production of The Soldier’s Tale was too good an opportunity to miss.
Helping people of all abilities to experience the joy of dance is a labour of love for the team behind Dunedin’s Gasp! Dance Collective.