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Karim Sahai and Kelsi Doscher: Big Look-See Photos

Karim Sahai and Kelsi Doscher: Big Look-See Photos


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This weekend, Wellington arts institutions opened their doors for the "Big Look-See", allowing the public a look at what happens behind the scenes.

Scoop's photography crew checked out some of what was on offer.


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The general public was invited to a training session hosted by The Royal New Zealand Ballet at the St. James Theatre on Courtenay Place


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Dancers of the Royal New Zealand Ballet warm up while piano player (unseen) provides tempo.


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For dancers of the Royal New Zealand ballet, training is a six-days- a-week occurrence.


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A series of gracious dance routines were presented to the public, after a warm up session


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A dancer stretches after the public presentation
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Wellington-based "The Learning Connexion" provides training towards a Diploma of Art and Creativity. Many students' and tutors' work were exhibited at Shed 11 throughout the weekend


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At Shed 11's "Silhouette" workshop, Jessica Silich of Berhampore casts a shadow on a dark sheet while her father Johnny traces her outline. The sheet will then be cut out along the white line.


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U.S.-born artist Rick Menard exhibits several paintings at Shed 11. Menard specialises in nature and landscape scenes as well as illustration.


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Organist David Trott plays at the Old St. Paul's. He later offers insights and historical tidbits about the "king of instruments"

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