Story: Contemporary dance

Black Grace

Black Grace's work Method, described by choreographer Neil Ieremia as ‘like a bunch of my mates running round the backyard, having the time of their lives’,  is seen here being performed at Jacob’s Pillow (the premier United States dance festival). The piece was originally a collaboration between Black Grace and the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, which played the score, Bach’s Brandenburg concerto no. 3.  

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Reference: Black Grace: from Cannon’s Creek to Jacob’s Pillow. Producers, Aileen O’Sullivan and Toby Mills; director, Aileen O’Sullivan. Seannachie and Tawera Productions, 2007

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Courtesy of Seannachie Productions and Tawera Productions

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How to cite this page:

Marianne Schultz, 'Contemporary dance - Contemporary Māori and Pacific dance', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 July 2021)

Story by Marianne Schultz, published 22 Oct 2014