Mana Wahine - Okareka Dance Company

Mana Wahine - Okareka Dance Company
Kia ora! The internationally acclaimed Maori contemporary dance company from Aotearoa – Okareka Dance Co – is bringing the amazing MANA WAHINEto Brisbane’s Powerhouse Feb 26 & 27. Women's power, authority, energies and essence, sisterhood and maternality, authority and anger, playfulness and presence of mind are celebrated in Okareka Dance Company's aptly named Mana Wahine. Epic in scale, and largely abstract in nature, Mana Wahine is above all a rich fusion of choreography, music, tikanga Maori and performance practices, AV, lighting and performance design. These elements are enriched and enlivened by the dancing of five powerhouse performers  http://okareka.com/portfolio/mana-wahine/ Kia ora! The internationally acclaimed Maori contemporary dance company from Aotearoa – Okareka Dance Co – is bringing the amazing MANA WAHINEto Brisbane’s Powerhouse Feb 26 & 27. Women's power, authority, energies and essence, sisterhood and maternality, authority and anger, playfulness and presence of mind are celebrated in Okareka Dance Company's aptly named Mana Wahine. Epic in scale, and largely abstract in nature, Mana Wahine is above all a rich fusion of choreography, music, tikanga Maori and performance practices, AV, lighting and performance design. These elements are enriched and enlivened by the dancing of five powerhouse performers “ Okareka Dance Company has hit the jackpot with this exploration of the strength, the spirit, the wiles and the primal beauty of woman, specifically Maori Woman.  Five extreme dancers, three choreographers at the top of their game, a totally in-tune composer, exquisite lighting and audio visual design and a wealth of cultural wisdom come together in one of the best contemporary dance performances we have seen in years “  NZ Herald Bernadette Rae
Attend

Time & Date

Friday, 26 February 2016, 07:00 PM - Saturday, 27 February 2016, 07:00 PM

Location

The Powerhouse Brisbane,
119 Lamington Street
New Farm QLD 4005
Box Office +61 7 3358 8600

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Cost

$25 - $39