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Movement Biography: Tyler Carney

Movement Biography: Tyler Carney

For the second video in our Footnote Movement Biography series (see Georgia’s here), we’re featuring NZSD-trained Tyler Carney. Tyler is a total animal lover/cat-lady and is our resident style guru. Read our quick-fire interview with Tyler and watch her video below to learn more about…

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Increasing access to the Arts

Increasing access to the Arts

As part of a programme that began in 2016 in partnership with Arts Access Aotearoa, we have been working on building conversations around accessibility into the planning of our New Zealand tours whenever possible. We believe that contemporary dance, and art in general, should be…

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CONTRAST reviews

CONTRAST reviews

“This is a programme which allows us to reflect on how we live and interact with others. It is intriguing and absorbing.” Tania Kopytko, Theatreview Read more… “The Footnote dancers are to be proud of themselves. A new generation of dance athletes showing us the…

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CONTRAST media release

CONTRAST media release

A double-bill of exceptional new dance work   Footnote New Zealand Dance has been at the forefront of contemporary dance for over 30 years. One of their missions is to foster a connection with New Zealand artists who are working overseas and to bring their perspectives back…

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Choreographic Submissions Open For 2018 Programmes

Choreographic Submissions Open For 2018 Programmes

Footnote New Zealand Dance creates an environment that offers opportunities for New Zealand choreographers based in Aotearoa or overseas to make and present their work to nationwide audiences. To support this mission, and to encourage practitioners to engage with the company in Wellington, the company’s…

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Claire O’Neil appointed as member of Footnote’s Artistic Advisory Panel

Claire O’Neil appointed as member of Footnote’s Artistic Advisory Panel

Footnote New Zealand Dance is pleased to announce the appointment of Claire O’Neil to its Artistic Advisory Panel (AAP). An experienced contributor to the New Zealand and international dance community, in recent years Claire choreographed MTYLand, Just Bet/Ween Us and Lifeworld (in five parts) for…

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Choreolab 2018

Choreolab 2018

Applications now open for Footnote’s Choreolab 2018! January 16th – January 27th 2018 Whitireia Performance Centre, Wellington Footnote New Zealand Dance Choreolab is firmly established as the most significant professional development event for dance practitioners in New Zealand, drawing artists from around the country and…

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CONTRAST tickets are on sale!

CONTRAST tickets are on sale!

We’re hitting the road for the second time this year, with our brand-new double-bill season featuring works by Sarah Foster-Sproull and Emma Murray. These two choreographers have both created truly mesmerising, thought-provoking and valuable work for our major season for 2017 and we can’t wait…

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Movement biography: Georgia Beechey-Gradwell

Movement biography: Georgia Beechey-Gradwell

Welcome to the first in our new video series exploring the personal worlds’ of our company members. In the first of these ‘movement biographies’ we’d like to introduce you to Georgia Beechey-Gradwell. This wild-haired and warm-hearted dancer was born in her family home in Island…

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Footnote New Zealand Dance Intensive: Research and Development

Footnote New Zealand Dance Intensive: Research and Development

Footnote’s second annual Intensive provides an opportunity to work with Sarah Foster-Sproull, Claire O’Neil, and Balazs Busa for a week-long professional development workshop. Dive into the worlds of these fantastic tutors to draw out new ideas for your own practice. Push boundaries, go deeper and…

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