Creative portfolio

Java Dance Theatre

Founded in 2003 by artistic director Sacha Copland with graduates of the New Zealand School of Dance, Java is a New Zealand based professional dance company that consistently creates and presents original works of its own immersive brand of dance theatre. Java’s work includes immersive festival shows with live music, schools tours & site-specific events with programmes crafted for adults, teenagers & kids.

Java’s mission is to capture audiences in New Zealand and internationally with visceral dance theatre that clambers into your senses and gets underneath your fingernails, built on intense physicality, sensory engagement, and full audience immersion. Java has performed to over 100,000 people around NZ, Australia, the United Kingdom and Asia.


Facebook: facebook.com/javadancetheatre 
Instagram: @JavaDanceCo
Website: javadancecompany.co.nz
Twitter: twitter.com/JavaDanceCo 
Youtube: youtube.com/user/javadancecompany


The Wine Project

05/10/2017 - 08/10/2017

A dance theatre work with live music that tells a magic, dangerous and ancient story of tending the vines, crushing the grapes, and fermenting the juice.

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Dirt and Other Delicious Ingredients

11/10/2017 - 14/10/2017

A playful and squishy family dance theatre work with live music that starts in the dirt and ends in the sky.

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