Celebrate UNESCO’s International Dance Day by trying out some new steps – we have fun, free workshops for all ages.
Presented by the YouthDance Education Trust.
10.45am Touch Compass
Wellington Foyer, Level 2
11am Welcome by Wellington Mayor Justin Lester with the official International Dance Day message.
Workshops, Wellington Foyer Level 2
11.10–11.30am Warm up with Lala Simpson and Pembera Marimba Band
11.30am–12pm Hip Hop with Braedyn Humphries
12–12.30pm Body Percussion with Sacha Copland
12.30–1pm Samba with Hillary Reid
1–1.15pm Performance interlude with Le Dance
1.15–2pm Cuban Salsa with Rafael Ferrer
2.00 - 2.45pm Scottish Ceilidh with Victoria University Folk Club
Kids friendly Workshops, Te Marae Level 4
12–12.30pm Inclusive Dance with Touch Compass
12.30–1pm Musical Theatre with Talita Archibald
1–1.30pm Zumba around the world with Ani Prasad
1.30–2pm Tokelauan dance with Selina Alefosio
The Dance Reel, Soundings Theatre Level 2
11.30–2.30pm A collection of short dance films from top New Zealand choreographers
Celebrating NZ Dance week, in collaboration with Dance Aotearoa New Zealand.
Performance, Te Marae Level 4
3–4pm Performance by:
Alien Junk Monsters, Caraka Seni (Indonesian), The Company NZ (Hip Hop), Danza MIA (South American), Filifest Dance Group (Filipino), Kerry School of Irish Dancing, Lavelua Crew (Tokelauan), New Zealand School of Dance (Contemporary), Salsa Magic, Tracey Odell School of Modern Dance (Jazz) , Touch Compass (Inclusive Dance)