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Kahurangi New Zealand Māori Dance Theatre

Job details

Kahurangi New Zealand Māori Dance Theatre
30 Nov 2017
Hawke's Bay
Work type
Full time employment, Contract
Work classification
Performing Arts


"Whaia e koe te iti Kahurangi ki te tūohu koe me he maunga teitei."

We are seeking new talent to join our professional Māori dance theatre company.  Based in Heretaunga, Hawkes Bay, we perform traditional and contemporary repertoire based on kaupapa Māori and Polynesia. Our core outreach is local, regional, national, and international (North America). Work opportunities are both full-time and seasonally based.

You will have the following skills and attributes:

  • A sound working knowledge of Te Reo Māori.
  • A good understanding of kapahaka and aligned skills.
  • A strong singing voice.
  • Performance fit and maintains a high level of personal health and fitness.
  • Quick to learn and retain repertoire.
  • Open to performing theatre and contemporary performance.
  • Committed to Māori Performing Arts and all related aspects.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Full drivers license. (prefered)
  • Available for national and international touring.
How to apply

Please send through:

  1.  A one-page expression of interest, that outlines your aspirations in Maori Performing Arts, and what you believe you could bring to Kahurangi Maori Dance Theatre.
  2.  Current full curriculum Vitae
  3.  Video footage option including:
  • a) A fresh performance of Tutira Mai nga Iwi (solo, acapella, or supported with guitar).
  • b) 1 x 2 min (approx) excerpt of a traditional item, and
  • c) 1 x 2 min (approx) excerpt of a contemporary item.

Please forward your application or any inquiries to:

Terri Crawford
Performance Manager
0800 827 373

Written by

Kahurangi New Zealand Māori Dance Theatre

18 Oct 2017