15 Feb 2019

Chinese dance collaboration tours NZ

From Nine To Noon, 9:41 am on 15 February 2019
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Photo: Joshua Faleatua (Footnote) and Christy Poinsettia (GMDC) Photo by Eden Mulholland

A unique dance tour of the country is getting underway that sees a collaboration between two of the longest-running contemporary dance companies in New Zealand and China. Footnote New Zealand Dance and Guangdong Modern Dance Company have come together to create a show, called 'Hemispheres'.

Kathryn talks to Footnote's General Manager, Richard Aindow and Georgia Beechey-Gladwell.

The tour of New Zealand kicks off today, February 15th starting in Auckland and making its way to Palmerston North, Christchurch, Dunedin and Wellington. It has already toured four centres in China. It is koha entry.

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Photo: Photo by Zhong Huizhen