I Dont Know How To Dance

Live Show 9th-12th March 

Bats Theatre, Wellington

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The trio enjoyed SOLD OUT audience and send their big thanks to BATS Theatre and NZ Fringe Festival.  

The performances were fully accessible and relaxed, with Captioning, touch tours and integrated audio descriptions. 

They were nominated for  ‘The Arts Access Creative New Zealand Arts For All Award’ as they were the first creative company in NZ to include integrated audio descriptions. 

"simply wonderful"... "charged with a poetic intensity that is truly original" ... "Bonnie Schwarz is simply wonderful – fresh and irresistible with a voice that touches the inner soul." - New Zealand Theatre Review 

"'scenes that could drag a joyful response out of Eeyore himself."... "a sumptuous theatre experience. It’s unique, beautiful and inclusive"..."This is one of my favourite shows in fringe so far."

- Art Murmers (Austin Harrison)

A new piece of gig-theatre about why and when we as humans dance

And a new single to capture the show

Award winning UK alternative-folk duo,

Good Habits, are joined by contemporary dancer, Cade Hansen, to present their latest international collaboration. Displaying their virtuosic cello-accordion playing within original electro-acoustic genre infused composition, they tell a new story.

In 'I Don’t Know How To Dance', Good Habits invite voices from across the globe to share their experiences and interactions of dance, which become woven into the audio tapestry of the show. Amongst this, they tell a story of confidence, culture, and identity, embodied by Cade Hansen (New Zealand School of Dance) 

 

Through an energetic connection where the musicians dance and the dancer is amongst the music, the performance takes us on an invigorating journey through genre and dance as a social ritual, exploring it’s diverse roles and meanings. 

Cade Hansen: 

Cade is a 2020 graduate of the New Zealand School of Dance majoring in Contemporary Dance. He has previously performed at the Tempo Dance Festival, Auckland Fringe Festival and the World Of Wearable Arts in 2018.

 

Accessibility:
This relaxed performance uses captioning and integrated audio description. A pre-show touch tour will available on the 9th, 10th and 11th at 8:00pm. Feel free to get in touch with any questions and requirements.

The Random Stage is fully wheelchair accessible; please contact the BATS Box Office by 4.30pm on the show day if you have accessibility requirements so that the appropriate arrangements can be made. More about accessibility at BATS can be found by bats.co.nz.

Photo by John Flatt. johndflatt@gmail.com

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Dance is empowering, romantic, expressive, silly. 

Dance is our culture and our self-esteem.

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