Free of a frail body, Shona Dunlop MacTavish's ''shining spirit'' is free to dance again.
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.
On their 10th anniversary, circus theatre company The Dust Palace is going from strength to strength. Rebecca Fox talks to its founders about how they tell a story.
Maths meets dance in the premiere of a new contemporary work by New Zealand choreographer Victoria Columbus. She talks to Rebecca Fox about the Fibonacci sequence.
Penny Neilson reviews Hemispheres, a collaboration between dancers from different countries and backgrounds.
They may come from different countries and different backgrounds, but those involved in Hemispheres share a passion for dance. Rebecca Fox talks to the dancers.
Dancers from Footnote New Zealand Dance and Guangdong Modern Dance Company (from left) Christy Poinsettia Ma, Su Zihao and Emma Cosgrave stretch out on the St Paul's Cathedral steps yesterday,...
People should move much more and not ‘‘outsource’’ their movement, says 2018 Caroline Plummer Fellow in Community Dance Matthew Onarheim-Smith. He tells Rebecca Fox about the necessity for people...
Clear skies and scientific research at Lauder have merged with the arts for the filming of a dance work this summer.
Penny Neilson reviews The Imperial Russian Ballet Company's performance at the Regent Theatre on November 24.
Douglas Wright, a dancer and choreographer recognised as one of the major influencers of modern dance in NZ has died. He was 62.
Shaun James Kelly and Marie Varlet never had the experience of dancing in The Nutcracker as children, but they are making up for it now. Rebecca Fox talks to the pair about the traditional...
Val Caniparoli might think he is a ‘‘glutton for punishment’’ in creating his fourth Nutcracker ballet, but New Zealand audiences are glad he has. Rebecca Fox talks to the American...
In their debut appearance at Arts Festival Dunedin, Christchurch's Rebound Dance Company present the triple bill - choreographed by the company's three co-founders - Born Out Of Curiosity, writes reviewer Penny Neilson.
James Burchell has an extra spring in his step this week after being awarded a ballet scholarship to study at Vitacca Vocational School of Dance in Houston, Texas.