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Up and Coming - Short and Sweet Dance Fest
26 Jan 2012

Short + Sweet Dance Festival, in association with STAMP at THE EDGE, presents a celebration of the hottest short dance works in New Zealand.

It’s simple, really. All genres, all styles, all abilities, but with one little rule – no dance over 10 minutes!

7 - 9 Feb at 7pm, 10 & 11 Feb at 8pm, 11 Feb at 2pm
GALA FINAL on Sat, 11 Feb at 8pm, followed by awards and shenanigans
Book at or ring 0800 BUY TICKETS

Short + Sweet is the biggest little 10-minute dance festival in the world. Contemporary, hip hop, circus work, dance theatre, belly dancing, multi-media, burlesque – S+S has a little something for everyone all in bite-sized performances.

And everyone gets to have their say - audience members vote each night for their favourite works, and, along with a distinguished panel of S+S adjudicators, choose the best works to go on to the Gala Final on the last night of the festival. From there, the best of the best will be chosen for awards in performance and choreography.

GROUP 1 (7 & 9 Feb): Serene Lorimer, Zahra Kileen-Chance, Sweaty Heart Productions, Sarah Knox, Emily Campbell and Kate Bartlett, Backlit Productions, Katie Burton, Treat Station Collaborative, Sarah Houbolt, Nita Latu, Alexa Wilson, Wasabi Dance Crew

GROUP 2 (8 & 10 Feb): Joshua Cesan and Simon Watts, Melanie Clark, Anitra Hayday, Liana Yew and Georgie Goater, Christina Houghton, Anna Bate, Tracy Trinder, Maaka Pepene, The Wolf Pack and Morag Brownlie

WILDCARD Extravaganza (11 Feb at 2pm): Philippa Pidgeon, Grae Burton, InsideOut Dance, Eric Beltran, Glendowie College Dance Company, Jennifer de Leon, Jeremy Haxton, Matthew Moore and Mark Bonnington, Merrin Cavel, Phoenix Bellydance Group, Carlene Newall and Grace Crawford

Big thanks to STAMP at THE EDGE and Whittaker's Chocolate for their support. for info and stuff