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International Dance Day

When:

Sun 29 Apr 2018, 10:45am–4:00pm

Where: Te Papa, 55 Cable St, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: eisaacs

Public dance workshops, films and performances.

International Dance Day, organised by YouthDance Education Trust, is a community event.

The day starts at 10:45am withTouch Compass performing on the Te Papa forecourt. At 11am the official welcome on the Level Two Foyer will be followed by 10 workshops, with something for all ages and abilities! We close the day with a community dance performance on the marae.

Workshops - Level Two Foyer:
- 11:10 - 11:30 - Warm Up with Lala Simpson and Pembera Marimba Band
- 11:30 - 12:00 - Hip Hop with Braedyn Humphries
- 12:00 - 12:30 - Body Percussion with Sacha Copland
- 12:30 - 1:00 - Samba with Hillary Reid
- 1:00 - 1:15 - Performance Interlude with Le Dance
- 1:15 - 2:00 - Cuban Salsa with Rafael Ferrer
- 2:00 - 2:45 - Scottish Ceilidh with Victoria University Folk Club

Kids Friendly Workshops - Te Marae - Level Four:
- 12:00 - 12:30 - Inclusive Dance with Touch Compass Dance
- 12:30 - 1:00 - Musical Theatre with Talita Archibald
- 1:00 - 1:30 - Zumba (around the world) with Ani Prasad
- 1:30 - 2:00 - Tokelauan Dance with Selina Alefosio

Film Screening - Soundings Theatre - Level Two
11:30 - 2:30 - The Dance Reel - a collection of short dance films from top New Zealand choreographers. Celebrating NZ Dance week, in collaboration with Dance Aotearoa New Zealand.

Performance - Te Marae, 3 -4pm
3 - 4 - Performance by 10 community dance groups.

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