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Duration: 22 - 30 June
Dance - HURRY! FINAL DAYS!
Price: $25 - $46
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By Rodney Bell
Director: Malia Johnston
Company: Movement of the Human

A mesmerising multimedia performance memoir by Māori dance artist Rodney Bell

Circa One
22 – 30 June
Tues – Thurs 6.30pm, Fri – Sat 8pm. Sun 4pm
$25 – $46 

Runtime: Approx. 1 hour

Meremere Brings to you the incredible journey and story of Rodney Bell (Ngati Maniapoto from an international career in integrated dance, through years of homelessness in America, to returning home to Te Kuiti, Aotearoa.  The work powerfully layers movement, projected imagery and documentary footage to bring his stories to life in an hour-long work.  A beautiful, and intimate performance experience that invites the audience inside this unique and inspirational memoir.  Meremere features live music by renowned composer Eden Mulholland.

Collaborating Artists include, Rowan Pierce (Audio Visual), Tui Matira Ranapiri-Ransfield (Tikanga, Te Reo, Matauranga Maori Dramaturg), Emma Willis (Dramaturgy), John Verryt (Set Design), Ruby Reihana-Wilson (Lighting), Ian Hammond (Graphic Design)

“Meremere is the ultimate combination of theatre, dance, music, film; of storytelling and image evoking; of power and play” – Leah Carrell, Theatreview 

Graphic Designer: Ian Hammond. Photographer: Tom Hoyle

REVIEWS

PROFOUND… AND WONDERFULLY CRAFTED – Theatreview (Sam Trubridge)

Māori dance artist’s life-affirming dance work brings audience to its feet – The Dominion Post (Ann Hunt)

RNZ Theatre Critic – Sam Trubridge 

Creative New Zealand

 

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