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Tue Feb 21st, 2017

Doors open: 6:00pm
Gig starts: 7:00pm
Entry: All Ages

Cover charge: $25-42.00

An all-star line-up of leading New Zealand arts creatives headlines Rushes a fantastical foray into the world of movement, music and design making its world premiere in Auckland in February 2017.
Award-winning choreographer Malia Johnstone, singer/songwriter Eden Mulholland, video artist Rowan Pierce, set designer John Verryt and dancer Taiaroa Royal are just some of the names behind the sensory explosion that has left preview audiences buzzing.

An inter-arts experience like no other, Rushes lays out a loop of ephemerally-wrapped rooms that beckon the viewer with a whirlwind of live dance, film, song and soundscapes to stimulate the senses and leave you gasping for more.

Multiple performers spanning cultures and generations inhabit the space and navigate the extraordinary, from floors spurting water to walls that literally fall down. Live musicians paint a dazzling aural backdrop, dozens of dancers wend their bodies amidst the elements, and AV projections tower above.

Forget about sitting still, and embrace the rush to the senses. Rushes will leave you energised and exhilarated.

Tue 21 Feb Sat 25 Feb
Tue & Wed, 7pm | Thu - Sat, 8pm
Lower NZI, Aotea Centre
Tickets: Concession $25, Under 30s $29, Group of 6 $36, Adult $42 or 0800 111 999
Duration: 75 minutes, no interval

At Auckland Live we are committed to adding to the vibrancy of our city through live performance, international companies and our local artists and arts communities. We champion new and existing works in theatre, dance, music and visual arts, and pride ourselves on opening the doors to people of all ages to engage with live entertainment.

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