Article Title:In Tempo: GLBTI highlights
Author or Credit:Jacqui Stanford
Published on:7th October 2013 - 10:41 am
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Text:Auckland’s Tempo Dance Festival has a range of GLBTI-interest performances ready to roll, including a sexy ‘girl-on-girl, guy-on-guy circus-dance cabaret’ from circus theatre company The Dust Palace. Here are a few selections for readers: Tempo 10th Anniversary Gala Mr Gay World and NZ’s Got Talent entrant Chris Olwage will perform his Black Swan piece for the 10th Anniversary Gala evening. The line-up also includes Michael Parmenter’s Tango. Date: 12 October 8.30pm Venue: Q Theatre - Rangatira Tickets: $20-$40   Val Smith in Prime A festival favourite of cutting-edge dance from choreographers in their prime. Featuring new works by Katie Burton, Felicity Molloy, Tia Reihana and Val Smith. Circle in Box – Val Smith This piece mourns the construct of the circle as a ritual space for community transformation. The black box theatre is summoned to test its potential for containing ceremonial experience. What paranormal affects emerge through being present to the circle in the box? Dates: 17 October 8.30pm, 18 October 6.30pm Venue: Q Theatre - Loft Tickets: $10-$25 Show Duration: 60 minutes Y Chromozone Bursting with energy, this all-male showcase celebrates the stunning talent of some of New Zealand’s most acclaimed dancers. This year's show includes performances by the Royal New Zealand Ballet, Michael Parmenter, Edward Clendon and Mr Gay World Christopher Olwage. Dates: 16 October 8.30pm, 17 October 8.30pm Venue: Q Theatre - Rangatira Tickets: $20-$40 Show Duration: 60 minutes Same Same but Different, The Dust Palace 'same same, but different' is a girl-on-girl, guy-on-guy circus-dance cabaret exploring all the possibilities (wink) of same sex relationships. The stellar cast: International cabaret legend Azaria Universe (Le Clique), concert pianist Flavio Villani, ex-Shortland St bad-boy Mike Edward, Almighty Johnson's goddess Eve Gordon, Winner of Best Aerial Performance for 2013 Aaron Burr, notorious Edward Clendon and naughty Rochelle Mangan. R18. Contains nudity and adult themes. WIN TICKETS HERE! Dates: 18 October 10pm, 19 October 10pm Venue: Q Theatre - Rangatira Tickets: $54 (R18) Show Duration: 60 minutes Mario Faumui’s Fine Fatale as part of Pacific Dance Triple Bill Co-presented by Tempo and Pacific Dance NZ Faumui brings Polynesian vogue in the form of Finé Fatale. A HOT new dance form bringing you the 'Past', the 'Now' and the 'Future'! An establishment of a new era of dance bringing you the "best of both worlds." Date: 19 October 6.30pm Venue: Q Theatre - Loft Tickets: $10-$25 Show Duration: 60 minutes See the video teaser below.  Jacqui Stanford - 7th October 2013    
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