Kōrero: Pacific arts in New Zealand

Black Grace, 2005

Black Grace was set up in 1995 by Samoan dancer and choreographer Neil Ieremia. It was New Zealand's first Pacific contemporary dance group, with dancers of Pacific (several are Samoan) and Māori ethnicity. The group is widely acknowledged as one of the country's best contemporary dance groups and has built up a strong international reputation. Black Grace is shown performing at Jacob's Pillow, the United States' premier dance festival, in 2005.

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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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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Kolokesa U. Māhina-Tuai, 'Pacific arts in New Zealand - Pacific music and performing arts', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/44248/black-grace-2005 (accessed 30 September 2022)

He kōrero nā Kolokesa U. Māhina-Tuai, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014