Experience the vibrancy of the Pacific Dance Festival 2024 as it sweeps through Auckland this June, offering a kaleidoscope of live performances, immersive workshops, captivating open rehearsals, dazzling fashion shows, and dance films. Spanning various venues across the city, the festival extends its reach even further, with one show journeying to the Turner Centre in Kerikeri, Northland.


TOTO | ASB Waterfront Theatre | 5-6 Jun

Kick off the celebration with AUĒ Dance and the talented Viv Hosking-Auē, as they take you on a mesmerizing journey exploring the symbolism of blood in a dance performance that delves into the theme of 'TOTO' across diverse cultural landscapes.


WEREDINGO | Q Theatre | 6-7 Jun

Journey into First Nations Australia world of shapeshifting dance and poetry by KARUL and Thomas E Kelly.

The Station

The Station | ASB Waterfront Theatre | 7 Jun
Embark on a journey where paths converge and stories intertwine at ‘The Station,’ by Fresh Movement and Freshmans Dance, a metaphorical meeting point for people from all walks of life.


TOLU | Kiri Te Kanawa | 27 Jun

Marking the Festival grand finale on June 27 is the special event that is TOLU (meaning 'three' in the Pacific). This exceptional event, a collaborative masterpiece between Pacific Dance NZ and the NZTrio, promises an unparalleled ethnomusical journey that transcends boundaries and enraptures the senses. A harmonious fusion of dance and music, these leading artists come together following three years of meticulous preparation, culminating in an unforgettable performance that resonates with cultural richness and artistic excellence.

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Last updated: 01 May 2024