Project Overview



Since graduating from the Wellington Performing Arts Centre (now Whitireia Performance Centre) with a Diploma in Commercial Dance: Distinction, Virginia has performed in various choreographies and works, in Auckland, Wellington, Glasgow, and Melbourne. She continued her dance training at UNITEC pursuing a Bachelor in Performing Screen Arts majoring in Contemporary Dance, honing her choreographic skills and creating work for Tempo Dance Festival.

Choreographic works include:

  • and i breathe and it goes, dance film, performed by Alice Boulton-Breeze, soundtrack by Emi Pogoni, May 2017
  • and i breathe and it goes, performed by Alice Boulton-Breeze, part of Choreography in Wider Contexts module, MA Performance, Leeds Beckett University, May 2017
  • Self Love is a Revolutionary Act, part of the MORAL PANIC series, premiering at SIBIU INTERNATIONAL THEATRE FESTIVAL, June 2017
  • Moral Panic 1.0, Autumn Variety Show, Newtown Community Centre, Wellington 2016
  • Big Juicy HeartQueerlesque, Ivy Bar, Wellington 2013
  • i’m a get your heart racing in your skintight jeans, for S.A.M.P.L.E., Thistle Hall, Wellington 2013
  • i am standing on the threshold of a decent conversation, for Wellington Freelance Dance Festival, Matchbox Studios, Wellington 2012
  • Who is this person, solo for Sarah Iwaskow, UNITEC, Auckland 2008
  • Don’t forget the buttons, Fresh Cuts, Tempo Dance Festival, Auckland 2008
  • An Alternative Version of Your Own Life, Dance Your Socks Off! Festival, BATS Theatre, Wellington 2007
  • I’m just sorting my shit out, Dance Your Socks Off! Festival, NZ Film Archive, Wellington 2006
  • Inertia Creeps, debut solo choreography, WPAC, Wellington 2003

Photo credits:

  • Jaye Kearney, Leeds Beckett University, 2017
  • Stephen Daniels, LAB, 2017
  • Tim Hackett, 2007
  • Alana Yee, 2013
  • DeTune, 2006
  • Rachel Ruckstuhl-Mann, UNITEC, 2008
  • Alana Yee, 2013
  • Tempo Festival, 2008
  • Virginia Kennard, 2012
  • Rachel Ruckstuhl-Mann, UNITEC, 2008
  • Tempo Festival, 2008
  • Detune, 2006