Tempo Dance Festival 2012 Q+As: Mary Jane O'Reilly

Mary Jane O'Reilly is the choreographer of saucy neo-burlesque show Inflagrante which is part of Tempo Dance Festival 2012. We asked Mary Jane some serious (and cheeky) quick questions about this years Tempo.

My favourite part of Tempo Dance Festival 2012 is…In Flagrante of course!

My secret guilty pleasure dance song is...New Album by Rufus Wainwright -especially 'Sometimes you need' Phil and I have been dancing around the kitchen to this!

The worst injury I have had is…Neck injury from being dropped from a lift

My tip for staying injury free is...doing yoga and pilates and my own stabilising fitness

My Tempo Dance Festival 2012 performer crush is....Jared Hemopo

My best warm up tip is…Yoga

My best choreography tip is...have a very strong concept to begin with
My favourite Auckland dance performance this year was…not counting Tempo - Waka and Black Grace

People should come to see my show because...it's sexy and funny

  • Twenty-six shows, three performers, eight original epic songs, each one up to 12 minutes long, Wheel of Experience winds up its tour of New Zealand in Auckland this week.

  • Multi-talented performer, Julia Croft, has just returned from the national tour of Indian Ink Theatre Company's comic masterpiece Kiss the Fish. In the lead up to their encore season, Julia takes a moment to let us in on rehearsals with fellow actors...

  • Royals of Kihikihi is a wonderfully vicious Kiwi production that is filled with surprises, great one liners and lots of laughs. It holds the mirror up to families in small town NZ,...

    Johnny Givins
    Theatreview
  • NZTrio's Loft concerts have become something of a signature for the group; Aucklanders now know this is where you can experience chamber music up close and personal, with vigorous and...

    William Dart
    New Zealand Herald

Eat & Drink at Citizen Q

Visit Q

So you’re coming to Q. You’ve even picked a show and bought your tickets. You’ll need to know how to get here. But that’s just the beginning. Arrive early and head to the cafe, you can have dinner or just a snack. You’re only missing one thing - a drink. It’s lucky we’ve got a great bar then... more

Support Us

Whether you’re an individual who loves the theatre, or a company who’s looking to forge a new creative partnership, we’d love to hear from you.

More about Supporting Q