Dance, Music 27 – 28 Feb
Meditative and explosive. Modern and spiritual. This remarkable fusion of martial arts, tai chi, contemporary dance, bold percussion and stunning visual effects will hook you in with its powerful, hypnotic pull.
Theatre 07 – 11 Mar
Watch a home, brimming with the stuff of life, evolve before your very eyes on stage in this interactive art installation with a twist – created by multi-award-winning actor, illusionist and inventor Geoff Sobelle.
Circus, Dance, Family 08 – 11 Mar
Whisk the whole family away to a village in Vietnam at À Ố Làng Phố – a circus show of extraordinary feats and infectious fun.
Access, Theatre 24 Feb – 04 Mar
A sell-out London hit that tackles the big topics against an energetic backdrop of banter, boasting and African beats.
Access, Family 01 – 11 Mar
If this is the future of digital technology, then we like it. More than just screens, this is pure artful inspiration where you make the magic. Come and play.
Access, Artist Talks, Theatre 24 Feb – 01 Mar
The giddy atmosphere of 1920s Paris and Spain explodes from the stage in this unique dramatisation of Ernest Hemingway’s classic first novel, The Sun Also Rises.
A Waka Odyssey, Family, Free 23 Feb
As dusk falls, join a cast of thousands on Wellington’s stunning waterfront for the once-in-a-lifetime 2018 New Zealand Festival opening night event, Kupe.
Dance, Theatre 03 – 04 Mar
This cutting-edge dance–theatre hybrid has taken international stages by storm. See why, in this, its final world tour performance. You won’t regret it – or forget it.
Artist Talk, Dance, Theatre 14 – 17 Mar
An extraordinary adaptation of the beloved classic. Soaring dance, boundary-busting theatre and song combine with live Irish folk music with a Nordic noir twist.
Artist Talks, Dance, Music 16 – 17 Mar
Revel in the world premiere of this epic dance work from one of New Zealand’s most acclaimed choreographers, Michael Parmenter, with The New Zealand Dance Company, inspired by the myth and music of Orpheus.
Family, Music 10 – 11 Mar
For the first time ever, watch the original Star Wars: A New Hope with its spectacular Oscar-winning soundtrack performed live by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra.
Music 24 Feb
Prepare for a rapturous night of spine-tingling music from the best early music performers in the world.