Tempo Dance Festival is the annual dance festival presented by the New Zealand Dance Festival Trust actively promoting dance at all levels and across all forms and communities, serving 700+ dancers (60% of which are under the age of 25) and 10,000+ audience members and participants.

Tempo celebrates its 14th festival in 2017 and includes professional, emerging, student, cultural, community and youth dance across a wide array of dance styles.

Events in Tempo 2017 take place 4 - 15 October at Q Theatre, Aotea Square, The Bruce Mason Centre, Auckland Art Gallery and Wellesley Studios.

To learn more about the history of Tempo and the New Zealand Dance Festival Trust, go to the Tempo History page.

Tickets for most Tempo shows can be purchased through the Tempo website www.tempo.co.nz or through the Q Theatre website www.qtheatre.co.nz.  

 

Tickets for Dirt and Other Delicious Ingredients by Java Dance can be purchased through Ticketmaster www.ticketmaster.co.nz

 

IndepenDANCE workshop The Available Body with Brian Carbee - contact www.independancenz.org.  

 

Alternatively, tickets can be purchased through Q Theatre Box Office in person at 305 Queen Street, Auckland CBD (10am–6pm, M-F) or by phoning (09) 309 9771.

(Service fees may apply.)

Q Theatre is located at 305 Queen Street, Auckland CBD (two doors up from Auckland Town Hall). Click HERE to get directions and view a map.

Tempo accepts Expressions of Interest from individual artists and choreographers, companies, dance groups, studios, students and schools each year.

You can download a Tempo 2018 Expression of Interest form that is available HERE. Cut-off dates for Expressions of Interest for Tempo 2018 is 31 January 2018.  Please contact Carrie Rae Cunningham, Tempo Artistic Director, if you have any questions about the Expression of Interest process: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please note that Expressions of Interest for Tempo 2017 are now closed. 

TEMPO NEEDS VOLUNTEERS! If you're keen to work with Tempo behind the scenes as part of an exciting, fast-paced festival event, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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