2015

Brouhaha

Malia Johnston

Malia Johnston (World of Wearable Arts Stage Director and Principle Choreographer 2002-2014) and her long standing creative partners composer Eden Mulholland and AV Designer Rowan Pierce create Brouhaha; a bold, loud and energetic world in which the dancers are explorers and artful unravelers of rawness and refined beauty. “A tour de force of dance, music and light.” (DANZ Magazine)

Brouhaha was presented in the program Lumina

The New Zealand Dance Company proudly presents one of its most sought after and celebrated programmes – Lumina.

Three incomparable pieces of contemporary dance explode off the stage in “ground-breaking” and “hypnotic” (NZ Herald) spectacles resulting in a “tour de force of dance, music and light.” (DANZ)

Artistic Director Shona McCullagh tasked the three dynamic creative teams with creating a world where light was the connective force of the programme. Featuring some of Holland and New Zealand’s finest choreographers, composers and designers, Lumina is a rich world “presenting a veritable explosion of fantastically illuminated spaces, images and superbly performed contemporary dance.” (NZ Herald)

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"Lumina revealed a depth of talent in every aspect of the production, with lighting, costumes and production matching the virtuosity of the dance works."

DANZ Magazine



2018 INTERNATIONAL TOUR

Paris, FRANCE
Théâtre National de Chaillot
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 at 7:45pm
Thursday, 12 April 2018 at 7:45pm
Friday, 13 April 2018 at 7:45pm

Liverpool, ENGLAND
The Capstone Theatre
Tuesday, 17 April 2018 at 7:30pm


2016 INTERNATIONAL TOUR

Neuss, GERMANY
Internationale Tanzwochen

Stadhalle Neuss
Thursday, 21 January 2016 at 8pm


Leverkusen, GERMANY
Bayer Kilture 2015/2016 Season
Erholungshaus, Leverkusen
Saturday, 23 January 2016 at 7:30pm

The Hague, HOLLAND
Holland Dance F
estival
Theatre Ann het Spui
Friday, 29 January 2016 at 7:30pm
Saturday, 30 January 2016 at 7:30pm
Sunday, 31 January 2016 at 2:30pm


2016 NORTH ISLAND TOUR

Whangarei
Capitaine Bougainville Theatre
Wednesday, 4 May 2016 at 7:30pm

New Plymouth
TSB Showplace
Friday, 27 May 2016 at 7:30pm

Mahurangi
Mahurangi College
Friday, 6 May 2016 at 7:30pm

Napier
Napier Municipal Theatre
Sunday, 15 May 2016 at 6pm

Wellington
The Opera House
Saturday, 21 May 2016 at 7:30pm


2015 PREMIERE SEASON

Auckland
Maidment Theatre
Wednesday, 19 August 2015
Thursday, 20 August 2015
Friday, 21 August 2015
Saturday, 22 August 2015


REVIEWS

“In a word, stunning! This programme explodes on the senses in sound, light and powerful, exhilarating dance!” 

Dr Debbie Bright, Theatreview

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"Fiercely beautiful and filled with anger, sorrow and hope, it affects in a quite subliminal and unforgettable way." 

Ann Hunt, Stuff

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"a tour de force of dance, music and light." 

Francesca Horsley, DANZ

“…the company's dancers respond tirelessly to the challenges of the choreography with precision, passion and athleticism.” 

Dr Ian Lochhead, Theatreview


CREATIVE TEAM

Choreographer
Malia Johnston

Composer
Eden Mulholland

AV Designer
Rowan Pierce

Lighting Designer
Jo Kilgour

Set & Costume Designer
Kasia Pol

2018 DANCERS
Bree Timms
Carl Tolentino
Chrissy Kokiri
Eddie Elliott
Katie Rudd
Xin Ji

2016 DANCERS
Carl Tolentino
Chrissy Kokiri
Chris Ofanoa
Eddie Elliott
Katie Rudd
Lucy Lynch
Tupua Tigafua
Xin Ji

2015 DANCERS
Carl Tolentino
Chrissy Kokiri
Chris Ofanoa
Katie Rudd
Lina Limosani
Lucy Lynch
Tupua Tigafua
Xin Ji

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