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Language of Living 2013 North Island Schools Shows

Following an acclaimed launch season in Auckland last year, The New Zealand Dance Company embarks on its first North Island tour with its production Language of Living.

Language of Living showcases some of New Zealand’s finest dancers in innovative and relevant choreography, backed by a visual feast of stunning costume, video and set design and an exquisite sound experience. We invite you and your students to enjoy the brave and beautiful works in this programme in centres across the North Island.

Book Now for School Groups!

Schools can make group bookings to the following shows by downloading and completing this Schools Booking Form. Early-bird discounts apply to all bookings made by Friday 22 March 2013.

AUCKLAND (Evening performance with live music)

ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre, The Edge

Saturday 25 May, 7.30pm (100 mins)
Teachers/Students $15 ($12 early-bird)

WARKWORTH (Matinee performance)
Mahurangi College
Wednesday 29 May 2013, 11am (60 mins)
Teachers/Students $12 ($10 early-bird)

WHANGAREI (Evening performance)

Capitaine Bougainville Theatre, Forum North
Saturday 1 June 2013, 7.30pm (100 mins)
Teachers/Students $15 ($12 early-bird)

OREWA (Matinee performance)
Orewa Arts & Events Centre
Tuesday 4 June 2013, Time TBC (60 mins)
Teachers/Students $12 ($10 early-bird)

HAWKE’S BAY (Evening performance)

Hawke’s Bay Opera House, Hastings
Friday 7 June 2013, 7.30pm (90 mins)
Teachers/Students $15 ($12 early-bird)

WELLINGTON (Matinee performance with live music)
The Opera House
Wednesday 12 June 2013, 1.15 pm (65 mins)
Teachers/Students $12 ($10 early-bird)

For further information please contact us at [email protected].

  • There must be one accompanying adult for every ten students booked.
  • Schools ticket prices are for group bookings only (minimum 8 tickets) and available for these select shows only.
  • Bookings to Language of Living performances not specified on this flier, are available through ticketing outlets at standard advertised rates.
  • A non-refundable deposit of 20% for each booking applies. This will be invoiced when we receive your booking form.
  • A service fee will apply to all bookings.
  • Numbers must be confirmed six (6) weeks before the performance date.
  • Once a booking has been confirmed, no changes, refunds or exchanges can be made. An invoice for the balance payable will be issued once final numbers have been confirmed.
  • Tickets for groups are limited and subject to availability. Seating is allocated on a first in, first served basis.
  • All bookings are made on behalf of the school and the school agrees to pay for all confirmed bookings as they fall due.
  • For Hawke’s Bay & Auckland shows, seats will be allocated in B and C Reserve respectively.