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Tempo Dance Festival 2022 - Half | Life

28 Sep 2022 to 29 Sep 2022
Wed 28 September - Thurs 29 September
Half | Life is an intriguing multidisciplinary full-length work by Lo|Co Arts - an ensemble of acclaimed mixed-genre artists working to create engaging contemporary experiences.
Event type: 
Dance, Live event, Multidisciplinary
$25 - $45
Q Theatre
305 Queen Street, Auckland CBD.


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Half | Life is an intriguing multidisciplinary full-length work by Lo|Co Arts - an ensemble of acclaimed mixed-genre artists working to create engaging contemporary experiences. Directed and choreographed by Loughlan Prior and composed by Claire Cowan and Tom Dennison, the performance incorporates ground-breaking MiMU music technology, and explores the vertical integration of digital space with live performance below. 

Featuring an outstanding company of dance artists (Laura Saxon Jones, Kirby Selchow, Kit Reilly, Tabitha Dombroski and Björn Åslund) and one musical enchantress (Claire Cowan), this production is a contemporary meditation on self-expression, the effects of an altered subconscious and the governance of subliminal control. 

Tickets available here:

Director / Choreographer - Loughlan Prior 
Composer - Claire Cowan 
Composer / Sound Engineer - Tom Dennison 
Dramaturge - The Friday Company / Brigitte Knight 
Photography - Celia Walmsley 
Film - Jeremy Brick 
Animation - Glynn Urquhart 
Lighting and Scenic Design - Filament Eleven 11

This event is part of the wider Tempo Dance Festival, so if you can't make it to Half | Life, check out the Tempo Dance Festival 2022 programme below for more events at Q Theatre. 

Tempo: Te Rerenga o Tere is proudly presented by New Zealand Dance Festival Trust and supported by Creative New Zealand, Foundation North and Auckland Council.