Sell out shows and rave reviews for Footnote New Zealand Dance

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Now 2015 Dress Rehearsal, Footnote Dance Company Photo: Elias Rodriguez/ www.eliasrodriguez.co.nz

Source: New Zealand Dance

Sell out shows and rave reviews for Footnote New Zealand Dance

NOW 2015 has received glowing reviews after a sold out show in Wellington. Comprised of four new original works from four New Zealand choreographers, the work is now embarking on a tour of Auckland and Hamilton.

With a diverse and demanding mixed programme, NOW 2015 is being described as  having “something for everyone.” The Dominion Post reviewer Anne Hunt promises that “depending on your taste, there’ll be something here for you.”

Revilery – Natalie Maria Clark

“It was delivered with a great deal of skill in the moving. The dancers are 101% committed to everything they are asked to do.” Radio New Zealand reviewer Jennifer Shennan

“It is very well danced with intense, emotional commitment by all five of the present Company” The Dominion Post reviewer Anne Hunt

“…dark and soulful.” Theatreview reviewer Sam Trubridge 

Five – Jared Hemopo

“It is a beautiful, lyrical work…” Theatreview reviewer Sam Trubridge

 “Impressive integrity.” Radio New Zealand reviewer Jennifer Shennan

“Contains lovely sweeping movement which is beautifully danced.” The Dominion Post reviewer Anne Hunt

Oomph – Anna Bate

“Highly entertaining.” Radio New Zealand reviewer Jennifer Shennan

“..Complex, dense, and accomplished..” Theatreview reviewer Sam Trubridge

Gins and Nets –  Katharina Waldner

“I found it very moving…I was thrilled by it.” Radio New Zealand reviewer Jennifer Shennan

“… very intriguing.” The Dominion Post reviewer Anne Hunt 

Radio New Zealand dance reviewer Jennifer Shennan was impressed by  Footnote New Zealand Dance which celebrates its 30 year anniversary next month, describing the company as  “…extremely gifted movers and they move as an exceptionally tight ensemble.”

A similar impression was expressed by Theatreview reviewer Sam Trubridge “The dancing is impeccable, and the ensemble works wonderfully through the diverse demands of this bill – proving their fantastic cohesion and individual talents at each turn.”

You can see NOW 2015 for yourself in Auckland at the Maidment Theatre on Thursday 16 and Friday 17 July or in Hamilton at The Meteor on Sunday 19 July. Tickets are on sale now from the Footnote New Zealand Dance website:  footnote.org.nz

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Selwyn Manning, BCS (Hons.) MCS (Hons.) is an investigative political journalist with 23 years media experience. He specializes in reportage and analysis of socioeconomics, politics, foreign affairs, and security/intelligence issues. Selwyn has extensive experience as a commentator and has provided live political analysis to a wide range of television and radio organizations broadcasting in New Zealand, Australia and globally including the BBC (Five Live, London) and BBC (World Service). He is currently a correspondent to Australia's FiveAA radio, and is a regular live-on-air panelist on Radio New Zealand's The Panel with broadcaster Jim Mora.

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