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.
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.
Artist Talks, Dance 23 – 25 Feb
Drawing on the rich inspiration of the film The Piano, the Royal New Zealand Ballet is honoured to stage the world premiere of this new full-length dance work by Jiří and Otto Bubeníček.
Artist Talks, Music 16 – 17 Mar
Drums that strike themselves. Loudspeakers that pivot and pirouette. Pianos whose keys tap dance ghostly toccatas. Welcome to Mechanical Ballet, a brave new world where self-playing instruments rule.
Artist Talks, Theatre 10 Mar
Led by writer Tusiata Avia and director Anapela Polata’ivao, hear from the strong female voices behind Wild Dogs Under My Skirt in this free, public post-show Artist Talk.
Artist Talks, Dance 23 Feb
Discover what inspired the transformation of the much-loved, award-winning New Zealand film into The Piano: The Ballet in this free, public pre-show Artist Talk.
Artist Talks, Music 24 Feb
Travel through time, cultures and continents with early music master Jordi Savall in a discovery of the ancient music of Spain and Mexico in this free, public pre-show Artist Talk.
Artist Talks, Dance, Theatre 15 Mar
Get up close and personal with the boundary-busting cast of The Wellington Airport Season of Swan Lake / Loch Na hEala in this free, public post-show Artist Talk.
Artist Talks, Music 16 Mar
Delve into the fascinating world of self-playing, mechatronic music with the creative minds behind Mechanical Ballet in this free, public post-show Artist Talk.
Artist Talks, Dance, Music 17 Mar
Hear how the myth and music of Orpheus inspired Michael Parmenter's new epic OrphEus – a dance opera in this free, public pre-show Artist Talk.
Artist Talks, A Waka Odyssey, Kupe Dreaming 27 Feb
A fascinating expert panel discussion about the first Pacific people's journey to Aotearoa.
Artist Talks, Theatre 28 Feb
Meet the dynamic cast behind the five-star, UK smash-hit The Weta Digital Season of Barber Shop Chronicles at this free, public post-show Artist Talk.