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Rangatahi Workshop with Rodney Bell – Meremere
July 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm$15 – $20
Thursday 25 July 11 am – 12 pm
Rodney Bell (Ngāti Maniapoto) is a renowned dancer and performer. His artistic expression demonstrates elements of traditional Maori culture, and at the same time he’s continually seeking new ways to enhance his creative process.
Rodney Bell will present a one-off rangatahi workshop providing behind the scenes insight to the creation of Meremere and his own life story and work.
Rodney received the 2017 Arts Access award for artistic achievement and the 2016 Attitude award for Artistic achievement both recognising his most recent work MEREMERE.
Rodney has been dancing professionally since 1994 beginning as a founding member of Touch Compass Dance Trust, which is an internationally renowned physically integrated dance company based inAuckland, New Zealand.
In 2007, he relocated to California, U.S.A, to join AXIS Dance Company, based in Oakland, where he remained principal dancer until 2012. Since return back to New Zealand Rodney has actively work not only as an artist but also worked as an advocator and provocator towards stronger integration and voice for people with diverse requirements and backgrounds with particular interest in arts access.
DO NOT MISS THIS ONE-OFF OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN FROM ONE OF AOTEAROA’S TOP AWARD WINNING PERFORMERS
To book contact [email protected]
- July 25
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
- $15 – $20
- Event Category:
- Event Tags:
- māori theatre, Māoriland Hub, theatre
- Māoriland Hub
- Māoriland Hub
68 Main Street
Ōtaki, Kāpiti Coast New Zealand