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Short + Sweet Dance

2 hours (incl. 10 minute interval)

Performance Time: 8:00pm

10, 11 September - Dance Group 1 

13, 14 September - Dance Group 2 - details of acts in each group below

15 September - Gala Finale for Short + Sweet Dance featuring the best of the Short + Sweet Dance Festival and a prize-giving ceremony.

Concession Rate:  Available for students with ID and seniors with Gold Cards. 

Please note this event is for ages 16+.

Wheelchair Access: Please visit TAPAC or call 098450295 to book seats that are accessible for wheelchairs.

Short + Sweet dance TAPAC

10 minutes to make a statement, 10 minutes to connect, 10 minutes with Short+Sweet Festival Dance! See some of Auckland's most exciting new short dance works in this dynamic festival....

In 2019, Short+Sweet Festival Auckland encompasses Theatre and Dance across a two-week season at TAPAC. Dubbed the world’s biggest little festival, Short+Sweet is a performing arts festival that celebrates the 10-minute performance format across theatre, dance, song and cabaret. 

With Festivals across the world, Short+Sweet is all about providing a platform for actors, dancers, singers, writers, film makers, choreographers, musos and directors to collaborate, experiment and create high quality new work in a professional theatre environment reflecting each Festival city.

2019 celebrates the 10th and final year of this fantastic little festival, don’t miss out!

For a full programme of dance acts visit


Choreographer               Name of Piece

Chancy Rattanong           Chance Dance  

Natalia Loane                    U hear ignorance, I hear DIVINITY            

Jenny De Leon                   Forgiveness       

Victoria Medina                Nothing or All    

Sharvon Mortimer           essoF boB           

Miriam Eskildsen              Cold Coffee       

Harsha Prakash                 Nalanda              

Joshua Eliu                          WITHDRAWN    

Presley Ziogas                    Idyllic Tissue      

The Legacy Project          To my past self 

Xavier Breed                      WITHDRAWN    

Emma Cosgrave                Hummingbird(s) (Part one)         

Kit Reilly                               A Brief Moment

Joanna Cook                       Line(Age)           


Olivia O'Brien                     Appe-tight         

Chas Samoa                        Tautangata        

Heather Maday                 Arms of a Dream             

Rewa Fowles                      Lumino

Rosa Strati                           A Shared Body  

Padma Akula                      Across; Let us space.      

Nicole Wilkie                     Restriction         

Lydia Rasmussen              Nice to meet you            

Elijah Kennar                     We'll see            

Evie Logan                         a-popt*sis          

Katie Burton                       Unsure yet         

Cameron Carter-Chan      Move   

Syrai-Tiare Taumihau       Well?    

Sarah-Louise Collins         The Black Fairy 

Amelia Grey                       Ephemeral         

Kisha September               Shift Shift