Monday 3 May at 11:44 am


With this latest work, presented by The New Zealand Dance Company (NZDC) and Auckland War Memorial Museum, Ross McCormack (New Zealand Arts Laureate) steps into new territory with an exploration of modes of communication and how voice expression and dialogue fit into architectural and sacred spaces. McCormack brings the speech into another dimension, dislodging the narrative.

“And just like that these words, that formed a scene, that became a story... left..”

McCormack sees this new work taking the premise into a whole new domain whilst obtaining his core methodology and style of movement. Drawing off recent work inside the realm of theatre there is a new attempt to place the dancer in a more recognizable world.


Grand Foyer

Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 5.30pm and 7.00pm

Cost of Tickets: Free admission

50 approx minutes in duration

We recommend arriving in the Grand Foyer 15 minutes prior to the performance start time. The entire Museum will be open until 8.30pm. Parking is available in the Museum’s underground carpark with the first 30 minutes free. Parking is also available in Auckland Domain.

Please note: this is a ‘promenade’ piece that will move around different floors. Due to the moving nature of the performance, it will not be accessible at all times by those in wheelchairs. However, there are lifts available to take audience members to the different floors the performance moves through.

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