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.
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.
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.
In celebration of their decade anniversary, The Performance Arcade has teamed up with creative producers from across Wellington to present What If The City Was A Theatre?, a city-wide explosion of innovative, outdoor works and performances. Director of The Performance Arcade Sam Trubridge dives into three of the 10+ programme streams set to take over Wellington City.