26 Jan 2020

Dance Epidemic hits with Michael Parmenter

From Standing Room Only, 1:30 pm on 26 January 2020

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A dance epidemic broke out in Strasbourg in 1518,  and a new show about it stars foremost New Zealand contemporary dancer and choreographer Michael Parmenter.

Over the decades he's worked with our top dance talent and choreographed ambitiously large-scale works like Jerusalem and Orpheus. More recently, he's been teaching social dancing, from tango to French casual dance Bal Folk.

At the moment he's in rehearsals for Lucy Marinkovich's show Strasbourg 1518 created for the 2020 New Zealand Festival in Wellington.