dancers

By TRACEY ROXBURGH It's time to give it a twirl. Next month Salsa Queenstown’s hosting the resort’s inaugural salsa and Latin dance festival, which’ll include some of New Zealand’s top teachers offering workshops and bootcamps to dancers — and would-be dancers. Running...

Cream of the dancing crop

By TRACEY ROXBURGH Two young Queenstown dancers have new silverware for their mantelpieces after recent success at the Central Southland Piping and Dancing Comp, held in Winton. Grace Reid, 9, collected the trophy for the under-14 restricted sword dance, while Ava...
By PHILIP CHANDLER Wakatipu High school’s taking a politically-correct approach to its next musical. A student cast and crew of about 90 is staging the popular 1971 musical, Grease, about a high school romance set in ’50s America, next week. Three months...
By MATTHEW MCKEW A suburban talent show’s raised more than $2500 for a Lake Hayes Estate community defibrillator. The Hayes’ talent show featured everything from rappers to dancers, and a 14-year-old who sang an Adele song and ‘‘gave us all goose...

Dancing firepower wanted

By PHILIP CHANDLER Queenstown dance studio owner Anna Stuart’s looking for 50 to 100 trained or non- trained dancers to help put together a mega dance performance. She’s been chosen to perform a new piece, ‘Tahi Aroha’, for Three Lakes Cultural Trust’s...
By PHILIP CHANDLER An accomplished Wakatipu-raised performer’s just waiting for Melbourne’s airport to reopen before taking on the biggest role of her life. Alexia Brinsley’s one of two females, along with 16 hot male dancers, selected for the Australian edition of Channing Tatum’s...
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