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Upcoming dance events in Auckland

Upcoming dance events in Auckland -- rest of May and all of June

May 12 onwards:

THE CANARY IN ME- directed by Katherine Tate.
An installation performance by Myalgic Encephalitis sufferers occupying the shop window space, to bring visibility to their often invisible experiences of relentlessly needing to rest, as those around them actively pass by. On ME Awareness Day, 12 May at Emma Lee Linen Ltd , 237 Broadway, Newmarket. 9am-9pm. Koha. For more details contact Katherine Tate, 09 3760034

CONTACT IMPROVISATION JAM SERIES. The CI community is growing in size and the Monday night Jam Series provides an opportunity for newcomers to gather with old hands and dance together. Monday nights 15, 22, 29 May, 7pm, $3, Unitec Dance Studios, Carrington Road, Point Chevalier. Phone Val Smith 021 1529 780.

The Human Aerial by Jennifer De Leon and Sjouke van Houten at the occasion of the book launch of The Human Aerial by Dr. Robin Kelly. Thursday 25 May 5.30pm for 6.00pm start at Hopetoun Alpha, Beresford Court, Auckland Central.

BARE - untamed, unleashed. IMPROVISED PERFORMANCE features regulars Min Kyoung Lee, Alys Longley, Val Smith, and Stu Philips with Guest performers. Bare is a space to witness, present and explore improvised dance, theatre and music performance. Sunday 28 May. Old Folks Coronation Hall, Gundry St off Karangahape Road, $7 For more details, contact Val Smith, thiswillasochange@gmail

June:


The Performers Secret Workshop led by Internationally acclaimed theatre director Bert van Dijk teaches actors, dancers, singers, directors how to invest your physical and vocal actions with feeling, intention and imagery. June 3 & 4, 10 - 5PM, Luxembourg Gardens, Cenral AKL More details at www.theater-tools.com/workshops.html

Monday night CONTACT IMPROVISATION JAMs. 5, 12, 19, 26 June, 7pm, $3, Unitec Dance Studios, Carrington Road, Point Chevalier. Phone Val Smith 021 1529 780.

STOMP 1 hr30 minutes of non-stop high energy witty and and rhythmically complex entertainment 13 - 18 June , various times. Auckland is premiere season for NZ of this show. THE CIVIC, The Edge®. Tix: Adults $75, Seniors $65$, Children $35 Book at Ticketek (09) 307 5000 More info: www.stomponline.com [Wellington season follows, 27 June - early July]


New Zealand Book Council presents Dancing with Words: Douglas Wright One of New Zealand’s leading dancers and choreographers, Douglas Wright reads from his new book, Terra Incognito. Wednesday 14 June 6pm, St Columbus Centre, 40 Vermont Street, Ponsonby. Students/unwaged $10.00, Non-members $12.00. Freephone: 0800 258 255, or Email: events@bookcouncil.org.nz _.


Late Night Choreographers present brand new choreography in unexpected and unpredictable formats, this month from Lucy Miles, Paul Young, and Guy Ryan. 23 & 24 June 9:00pm at Beresford St Fale opposite the Fire Station. Tickets $10 door sales, bookings from info@lnc.co.nz.. More info at www.LNC.co.nz

BARE - untamed, unleashed. IMPROVISED PERFORMANCE EVENING featuring regulars Min Kyoung Lee, Alys Longley, Val Smith, and Stu Philips with guest performers. Bare is a space to witness, present and explore improvised dance, theatre and music performance. Sunday 25 June Old Folks Coronation Hall, Gundry St off Karangahape Road, $7 For more details, contact Val Smith, thiswillasochange@gmail

Footnote Dance Company present Feats of Fancy- five brand new contemporary dance works by New Zealand choreographers Jeremy Nelson, Raewyn Hill, Moss Patterson, Malia Johnson and Deirdre Tarrant, custom-made to New Zealand music. Imagination, ideas, identity, illusions and impact!. Monday 26 and Tuesday 27 June 7.00pm Herald Theatre, The Edge Adults - $35, RAD/DANZ Members - $20 Seniors/Students/Groups 10 or more/under 14/unwaged - $20 Bookings 307 5000 Supported by STAMP
(Auckland is premiere season)


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