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Black Grace presents UrbanYOUTHMovement

20 Jan 2011

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Who Are You?

Black Grace is proud to present a new dance work by UrbanYOUTHMovement - Who Are You?

“I told these young people that my perception of their generation is that they binge drink, are impatient and want everything NOW.They are unable to make a lasting commitment, are generally lazy and wouldn’t know what a hard days work was if it kicked them in the backside.Then I told them to prove me wrong.” – Black Grace Artistic Director, Neil Ieremia

The result is the latest work created by Neil Ieremia and performed by UrbanYOUTHMovement.

From nearly every walk of life, from all over Auckland, young dancers between the ages of 16 – 21 are led through a demanding and often life changing creative process to voice their concerns, face their fears and express their hopes for their generation.

“UrbanYOUTHMovement … engaging and entertaining, but potentially transformative and ultimately uplifting.” – Theatreview, 2009

Musgrove Studio, Maidment Arts Centre
2 – 4 March, 7.30pm
5 March, 12.30pm & 7.30pm
Bookings: phone Maidment (09) 308 2383
www.maidment.auckland.ac.nz

Playhouse Theatre, Glen Eden
8 – 10 March, 7.30pm
Bookings: phone iTICKET (09) 361 1000
www.iticket.co.nz

Mangere Arts Centre
16 – 19 March, 7.30pm
Bookings: phone iTICKET (09) 361 1000
www.iticket.co.nz

Ticket Prices
$30.00 Adults
$20.00 Concession

* Booking fees may apply

* Schools matinee performances are available in each venue, please go to www.aucklandfestival.co.nz/for-school-.aspx