The first mixed bill from new RNZB artistic director Patricia Baker comprises four ballets — three choreographers and one composer — the latter being the connecting element,...
When a shocking episode happens, it is rarely the case that only those immediately involved are implicated. A new Dunedin play charts the ripples of responsibility, writes Tom McKinlay.
The Fortune Theatre's wardrobe has been saved for use in Dunedin, following the institution's demise.
Francia Russell came half-way around the world to help out a former student and dancer. The American former ballet dancer and stager tells Rebecca Fox about rising through the ranks in ballet.
From classical to contemporary, Royal New Zealand Ballet dancer Katherine Minor does not miss a beat when changing styles in the company’s latest production Dancing with Mozart. She tells Rebecca...
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child won the Tony Award for best play, while Glenda Jackson and Andrew Garfield took home acting prizes and Bruce Springsteen received a special prize.
"I’d rather see you dead at my feet than sinning against the Light!"
Celebrated poet and playwright James K. Baxter was often found at the Careys’ dinner table. Chris Carey tells Rebecca Fox he is really pleased Dunedin’sGlobe Theatre is taking the opportunity to re...
A large contingent of young actors from Queen's High School are in Wellington for a national festival of Shakespeare.
Barbara Frame reviews The First Time at the New Atheneum Theatre.
Cold nights and murder mysteries go together well, and Ladies in Retirement has many of the traditional ingredients: a lonely, marsh-surrounded house, money, a dodgy-looking intruder, bitter...
Penny Neilson reviews Moscow Ballet La Classique's The Nutcracker.
Four short plays are to get their moment on stage, despite Fortune's closing, writes Kim Dungey.
Connectedness - being inter-connected or disconnected - is a reality of society today. Do we engage, disengage, be part of the many, or one of the few?
Amateur theatre is great fun, giving actors of all ages the opportunity to "be somebody else", writes Elizabeth Bouman.
Former Dunedin man Jimi Wilson is part of the team creating a different kind of dance experience for Footnote Dance Company’s latest national tour. He tells Rebecca Fox about the primal process.
The demise of the Fortune Theatre has been described as "like a death in the family'', as the Dunedin arts community reels in shock.
Two Dunedin high schools are bringing an Australian film to the stage.
The curtain's closed for Dunedin’s Fortune Theatre, after a shock announcement by the theatre trust. The ODT looks back on its history and asks what the future of theatre in the city might be.
The Australian musical Priscilla, Queen of the Desert opened for a season last night in a packed Regent Theatre. Dunedin Music Theatre's producer Doug Kamo and team (production manager Heidi...