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.
Giving herself an excuse to sing the songs of her favourite country music artists has been a bonus for Tami Neilson, but the real reason behind her latest show is to lift the lid on gender inequality in country music.
A new play to debut at the Dunedin Arts Festival is not about telling the truth, but might have truths to tell, writes Tom McKinlay.
New Zealand pianist Stephen De Pledge performs during the St Paul’s at One concert at Dunedin’s St Paul’s Cathedral yesterday afternoon.
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.
NZ opera singer Anna Leese is curator for the 2021 Dunedin Arts Festival show St Paul’s at One. She talks about her busy life as a mother, wife, artist, music teacher and part-time student.
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.
As the Dunedin Fringe Festival closes and two other arts festivals loom, their directors peruse each other’s offerings.
New Dunedin Arts Festival director Charlie Unwin finally got to release his first programme this week. He tells Rebecca Fox about the highlights and lowlights.