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International Dance Day
Muse
Dancer:  
Director: Caroline Bindon 
Composer: Kim Jae Duk 
Editor: Caroline Bindon 
Stylist: Andreas Mikellis 
Happy International Dance Day 🌎. Find your muse and let them inspire you to move wherever you are today.
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Andrew and Villa
Dancer: Villa Junior Lemanu 
Director:  
Combining dance and filmmaking, Fale worked alongside us to uncover richness at the intersection of movement and digital storytelling.
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Amit
Dancer:  Amit Noy 
Director:  
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Island Magazine photoshoot
Island Magazine
Dancer: Katie Rudd     
Director: Caroline Bindon 
Composer: Kim Jae Duk 
Costumes:   Fashion Designers Kate Butterworth, Bianca Cipolla, Paris Georgia, Emma Jing, Commas, Taylor Groves, Grace Grant, Olli 
Editor: Caroline Bindon 
Stylist: Rachel Fair  and Stylist Assistant Rina Sviatskaia 
In 2021 NZDC were invited by Island magazine to be part their inaugural issue. Our in house film maker Caroline created this film to share the collaboration and creativity present that day.
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Josie + Kosta
Dancer:  Josie Elizabeth Archer Kosta Bogoievski   
Director:  
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Fale
Dancer:  
Direction:  
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Webisodes

The Fibonacci
Tor Colombus discusses her work 'The Fibonacci'. Tor uses the mathematical Fibonacci sequence and its mysterious golden spirals as a point of departure, examining and creating physical language that at its heart explores energy pathways through movement, as the connecting force between us all.
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Uku - Behind the Canvas
Eddie Elliott discusses the themes of his work, the power of vulnerability and the strength within struggle. Eddie draws from the pūrākau (storytelling) held within Te Ao Māori interwoven with NZSL (New Zealand Sign Language) and inspiration from visual artist Andy Denzler.
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Matariki for Tamariki
The extraordinary Sean MacDonald treats us with a heartfelt reflection of his intention, inspiration and journey of creating his work, 'Matariki for Tamariki'.
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Auckland Live Pick n’ Mix
Join our incredible dancers for a fun filled workshop for tamariki. Become a beautiful bird with a routine that everyone can flap their wings to, just make sure you’ve got plenty of room to spread your wings!
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If Never Was Now
Australian choreographer Stephanie Lake gives a sneak peek into her creative process. The piece is a surreal hive of activity reflecting the beauty and brutality of the natural world. The dancers were challenged and pushed to their physical extremes, blowing audiences away.
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Sigan
KIM Jae Duk is an incredible Korean choreographer and composer who was commissioned to create a work for the Company during the 2017 premiere season of Kiss The Sky. Out of this creation came the riveting 'Sigan'. Not only did Jae Duk set his movement on our dancers, but he also composed the music, which features traditional Korean instruments.
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This Fragile Planet #1
Nina Nawalowalo & Tom McCrory, Co-Directors of The Conch, collaborate with choreographer Ross McCormack, the incredible dancers & actors of NZDC to create this work. Inspired by the delicacy of our ecosystems, our effect on mother earth, and the beauty of art and nature intertwining, 'This Fragile Planet' explores the strength of intergenerational democracy and the power of regeneration across the natural world.
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This Fragile Planet #2
Ross McCormack, choreographer for 'This Fragile Planet', worked alongside directors Nina Nawalowalo & Tom McCrory of The Conch, costume & set designer Rona Ngahuia Osborne of Native Agent, composer/sound designer John Gibson & an incredible cast of actors & dancers to bring you this magical journey of hope, inspiration & empowerment amidst the climate crisis.
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Matter
With set and choreography by Ross McCormack, one of New Zealand’s finest and internationally acclaimed dance artists, 'Matter' features a surreal world of poles, appearing as spear-like plinths forcing the space apart. In this highly anticipated theatrical work with a score by Jason Wright, questions of purpose, indecision, and environment are contemplated in a startling and powerful dystopian world.
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