Tuesday 22 November 2011, 5.15pm for a 5.45pm start
Rona Bailey Room, Te Whaea: National Dance & Drama Centre, 11 Hutchison Road, Newtown, Wellington
Entry by koha. Drinks and nibbles will be served.
Marianne Schultz, a PhD candidate and tutor in the History Department, University of Auckland, will talk about Rona Bailey as a member of the New Dance Group. The New Dance Group played a key role in pioneering modern dance in New Zealand in the 1940s.
Photos and excerpts from the documentary 'Dance of the Instant' (2008, director Shirley Horrocks) will be shown. The evening will also include a live performance by students from the New Zealand School of Dance in a short reconstruction of the 1945 New Dance Group work, 'Sabotage in a Factory'.
Sponsored by the Labour History Project
For further information please contact Hazel Armstrong at legal @ hazelarmstronglaw.co.nz
The New Zealand School of Dance graduation performance
Graduation performance follows the Rona Bailey Memorial Lecture at 7.30pm in the Te Whaea Theatre.