In their New Zealand premiere, L.A. Contemporary Dance Company presents ADAPTATION, a visceral evening of thought-provoking and cutting-edge contemporary dance featuring new work by one of LA’s leading dance companies.

Performed by this captivatingly virtuosic company, the four works in ADAPTATION reflect the diversity and energy of a city on the edge of the Pacific; a unique destination where the West Coast meets the world.

Offering moments of beauty, chaos, humour, and tenderness, LACDC brings to our shores a taste of new perspectives on the human condition. A must-see show - get your tickets now before this spectacular show sells out.

Q&A // There will be a post-show artist talk following the opening night performance facilitated by Tempo's Artistic Director Carrie Rae Cunningham.

WORKSHOP // Can't get enough of LA Contemporary Dance? Don't miss the chance to be taught by members of one of LA's leading dance companies. For more details visit Tempo's website

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VIP CULINARY EXPERIENCE // Tempo has partnered with The Sugar Club to bring you an exclusive dining and dance experience to indulge the senses. Book a VIP Culinary Experience and receive a Chef's menu including drinks, curated and explained by Executive Chef Josh Barlow, with assistance from Peter Gordon (subject to availability), in The Sugar Club's private dining room before enjoying premier seats at the opening night of ADAPTATION

Give your name at the door at the entrance to SkyCity's The Sugar Club at 5 PM and you will be shown to Tempo's exclusive dining room for your culinary experience. Then head down the road to Q Theatre to see the L.A. Contemporary Dance Company's NZ premiere performance of ADAPTATION at 8:30 PM.

Please note this experience is limited to 12 bookings, and that you will need to arrive at The Sugar Club at 5 PM in order to guarantee completing the culinary experience in time to see ADAPTATION at Q Theatre at 8:30 PM

Please ensure the name on the ticket matches the name of the person who will be attending the culinary experience at The Sugar Club so the correct name is on the door list.

Please note when you purchase your ticket your details will be shared with the promoter.


LACDC is a... wonderful example of LA dance, which prides itself on technically skilled performers who flavor their artistry with an LA savvy 
                                                                       - LA Dance Review

LACDC is one of the '25 Things We Love About Los Angeles'.... 
                                                                       
Dance Spirit Magazine


Presented as part of Tempo Dance Festival 2018

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TEN-TRIP PASS // Be one of Tempo's biggest festival fans with a Ten-Trip Pass and save. Pay $200* and select ten shows across the festival. Use them all yourself, or share with family and friends! Your Ten-Trip Pass can be used to book tickets from 20 September - two weeks before opening night of Tempo Dance Festival 2018