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Tempo Dance Festival 2015


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Oct 19 to Oct 20 2015

The annual festival that celebrates dance in all its forms and styles. Tempo Dance Festival 2015 is the 12th festival under the Tempo banner and Q Theatre is thrilled to have the festival back this year.


Sep 30 to Oct 18 2015

Emerging choreographers take on contemporary dance, mixing traditional forms with aerial circus, interactive props and Pacific folklore.




Oct 6 to Oct 7 2015

This festival favourite, all-male dance showcase features a selection of strong, sensual and daring new works performed by acclaimed male dance artists.



Oct 6 to Oct 7 2015

Footnote New Zealand Dance presents a spirited new production celebrating their 30th birthday. Part reflection and part premonition, it acknowledges the massive contribution of NZ choreographers throughout Footnote’s evolution.

Oct 15 to Oct 17 2015

For one night only, Ross McCormack directs and stars in an outstanding new work that collides sculpture with gutsy performance to create a visceral style of Physical Movement Theatre.


Oct 13 2015

Nathan needs a home for his permanent floating crap dice game. To raise cash, he bets high-roller Sky that he can't date the cute doll. Full of dash, panache & dancing, this is a vintage musical with a heart of gold.

Oct 29 to Nov 22 2015

This jaw dropping satiric cabaret is back in Vault for five Xmas shows after their sell-out season in May at Q. Guaranteed outrage and provocation best shared with friends.


Nov 12 to Nov 21 2015

Join NZTrio in the intimate Loft Theatre at Q for another thrilling series of musical works, including three new commissions by New Zealanders David HamiltonChris Cree Brown, and Ken Young.  

Nov 8 2015

  • This time every year Q Theatre is a moving, leaping, striding, pulsing beast driven by the best that dance has to offer in NZ. This time of year Q Theatre is home to the Tempo Dance Festival. And to give us the scoop on this year's Festival delights and tell us a bit about her life in dance, we had a Q&A with Tempo's new Artistic Director...

  • Everyone who gets stuff done at Q - whether it be selling you tickets, making you that much needed coffee, cooking you up a feast, showing you to your seat or rigging the lighting that helps take the show to a whole other level - all of these folks are amazing pros and...

  • We are delighted to announce that our Key Sponsor Barfoot & Thompson are continuing their long-term support of Q Theatre and in 2015 have committed to becoming our Principal Sponsor.

  • Playwright and stutterer Sam Brooks' one-man show Stutterpop debuted earlier this year in the Auckland Fringe to great reviews and had many people telling Sam just how brave it was.


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