AUCKLAND ARTS FESTIVAL 2019

Start & End Dates: 
Mar 7 2019 - Mar 24 2019
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Auckland Arts Festival 2019


Spanning theatre, dance, music, cabaret, circus and visual arts, Auckland Arts FestivalAhurei Toi o Tāmaki Makaurau returns in March 2019 featuring New Zealand and international acts to inspire, provoke and entertain.

Q Theatre hosts five works as part of the 2019 Festival: a new NZ play oozing with 80s nostalgia, two plays with poetry at their heart - a revival of an acclaimed work with six formidable Pasifika actresses and a delightful Portugese solo show that will touch your heart and soul; a delightfully dark theatre gem for curious children and adventurous adults, and a visual arts work which promises to change your mood.

Alive with the energy and rhythm of raw and lyrical performance poetry and oral traditions, Silo Theatre’s new production of Tusiatia Avia’s Wild Dogs Under My Skirt features six formidable Pasifika actresses and will challenge your perceptions of culture, life, and love; An ode to language and literature, Portuguese playwright and actor Tiago Rodrigues’ beautiful play By Heart invites 10 audience volunteers to learn a poem, by heart, on stage; Auckland Theatre Company and Te Rēhia Theatre take a step back to the 80s with Albert Belz’s Astroman, a touching story of family, friendship and courage (and an epic soundtrack); Trick of The Light’s delightfully dark The Bookbinder has been acclaimed around the world and finally has its Auckland season as part of the Festival. And for something a little different in the Barfoot & Thompson Lounge – Tell The Mood Machine how you’re feeling and receive some art and writing to match.

A globally recognised celebration of art and culture taking place every March, Auckland Arts Festival is a place for ambitious ideas by storytellers, provocateurs and creators and reflects our contemporary, cosmopolitan city with its many communities.

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