Whats On

Tempo runs a number of exciting dance events throughout the year, including Tempo Dance Festival. These are great opportunities to watch, support and/or participate in dance in Auckland.

DAILY PROGRAMME GUIDE

Plan your festival experience day by day with our nifty Tempo daily guide to make the most out of this year’s simply unmissable programme.

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Sequence

02/10/2019 - 12/10/2019

In celebration of the important role that lens-based media has to play in the creation and documentation of dance, this exhibition profiles the work of one of our sector's most treasured photographers, Ralph Brown. 

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Karanga

08/10/2019 - 11/10/2019

What is it like to embody the concept of karanga in a contemporary performance model? How does it feel and how might it be shared?  What does it sound like? How does it move? Karanga is a duet: resilient, dark, receiving. It is a performance experiment and a bodily encounter with fragments, energies and grief.

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Super Moon

09/10/2019 - 10/10/2019

Evolving. Adapting. Dark. Charming. Julia Harvie (Movement Art Practice) and Sofia McIntyre (In Flagrante) collide in Super Moon, the double-bill that is both electrifying feminist memoir and biological morphing allusion.

 

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TOMO

09/10/2019 - 10/10/2019

A first full-length work by choreographer Gabrielle Thomas, TOMO dives between the boundaries of light (Tama Nui Te Ra) and darkness (Te Marama) to evoke a hauntingly spellbinding experience.

 

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Vogue Workshop with COVEN

09/10/2019

Catch COVEN's wickedest cat swipes and dramatic dips, where you will learn to give and take the vogue ha and create conversation with your voguecabulary like you've seen on the ballroom floor.

 

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GIRL

11/10/2019 - 12/10/2019

GIRL is an intimate show created by Parris Goebel, that looks into the journey females take to discover their inner power. Expressed by a strong diverse, female cast.

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Death. Disco. Heartbeat

11/10/2019 - 12/10/2019

My friend Joe took his own life. It’s the kind of loss that moves in and takes permanent residence in your heart. This show isn’t about him; it’s about everything that came after.

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Tertiary Improvisation Showcase: Make No Mistake

11/10/2019

Live dance. Live music. Live decisions. Live a little. One night only.

Tempo’s improvisational tertiary dance showcase tuned by improvisation master Kristian Larsen. Featuring performers from Unitec and University of Auckland dance programmes.

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Carangi Kiki Ball

11/10/2019

Catwalk your way into an evening of vogue, drama, runway, pussy and legends on the floor. Join the circle of vogue or channel your best OWWWWWW into your favourite fem performers graceful dips. 

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BOOM BOOM ROOM

12/10/2019

We’re closing the festival with a bang! Party into the morning at Boom Boom Room, the free multi-venue arts party jam packed with some our city's hottest dance performers, live musicians, and art installations.

 

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DAILY PROGRAMME GUIDE

Plan your festival experience day by day with our nifty Tempo daily guide to make the most out of this year’s simply unmissable programme.

View Programme

DAILY PROGRAMME GUIDE

Plan your festival experience day by day with our nifty Tempo daily guide to make the most out of this year’s simply unmissable programme.

View Programme

DAILY PROGRAMME GUIDE

Plan your festival experience day by day with our nifty Tempo daily guide to make the most out of this year’s simply unmissable programme.

View Programme