What is Tempo Dance Festival?

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 theĀ Tempo History page.

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