Flying violins! Speed skating ballerinos! Astonishing musical buffoonery!
Three major choreographers interpret one masterpiece from Beethoven
One Festival, Many Voices
Three guest curators have selected many of the events in the 2020 Festival. Experience their worldview through their signature selections.
Jo Randerson, writer, actor, theatremaker and as of New Year's Day 2021, Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit, is a well-known face in the Pōneke arts scene. But what you might not expect is Randerson's love of science, and how it continues to inform her art practice.
Taki Rua’s latest production Sing to Me offers audiences a charmingly poetic, yet playfully modern, love story set against the backdrop of a climate in crisis. The Wellington world premiere kicks off on February 27 at Te Whaea Theatre, followed by a season at Auckland Arts Festival as part of a five-centre national tour.
Claire Mabey, the prolific force behind Verb Wellington and the New Zealand Festival of the Arts Writers Programme, talks her new hybrid festival of music and words, The Garden Party. Coming to the Wellington Botanic Gardens from 20 - 21 February.