Curated by Alexa Wilson February 4-9, 2019 at Basement Theatre

Reflecting an international trend taking the dance world by storm, the boundary-breaking and inclusive craft of alternative dance in New Zealand will be celebrated through the inaugural Experimental Dance Week Aotearoa 2019.

An award-winning dancer, choreographer, collaborator and teacher who has worked in New Zealand and around the world, Alexa Wilson returns home to curate the festival after eight years based in Berlin.

The inaugural Experimental Dance Week Aotearoaprogramme includes 14 ticketed events plus satellite pop-up performances, featuring high-quality performances from 25 live artists, workshops, panel-led open discussions and a book launch. The celebratory week aims to highlight this unique discipline by recognising the 20-year history of Experimental Dance in Aotearoa and foster the growing community of creative minds behind the movement.

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