Auckland Arts Festival 2018
Auckland Arts Festival 2018
Auckland Arts Festival returns in March 2018 with an exciting schedule that features dance, theatre, visual arts and music.

With so much to take in in such little time, we've rounded out our must-see moments from the 2018 lineup.
Auckland Arts Festival 2018
The Drums Of Fire - Auckland Arts Festival 2018

21 Mar 2018 - 25 Mar 2018

The Catalan festival tradition of correfoc, or fire-run, burns brighter than ever under Deabru Beltzak, a Basque street theatre group who for more than 20 years have turned cities into blazing infernos with their dazzling cocktail of percussion and pyro. Masters of costume and fire play, the players behind The Drums of Fire (aka Les Tambours de Feu) are also sorcerers of a certain kind of ritua...
À O Làng Pho - Auckland Arts Festival 2018

15 Mar 2018 - 18 Mar 2018

A delight for all the family, this joyous circus show celebrates village and city life in Vietnam through captivating storytelling and one-of-a-kind acrobatic props, including bamboo poles and woven rattan baskets. Full of laughter, personality, thrills and imagination, this charming new work by French Vietnamese company Nouveau Cirque du Vietnam has won over audiences around the world with its...
Akram Khan’s Giselle - Auckland Arts Festival 2018

01 Mar 2018 - 04 Mar 2018

English National Ballet’s stunning new production of the classic ballet Giselle, choreographed by dance superstar Akram Khan, is coming to New Zealand exclusively for Auckland Arts Festival in March 2018. One of the most famous ballet companies in the world, English National Ballet has undergone a spectacular artistic resurgence under powerhouse artistic director and lead principle dancer, Tam...
House Of Mirrors - Auckland Arts Festival 2018

08 Mar 2018 - 25 Mar 2018

Constructed from 40 tonnes of steel and 15 tonnes of glass, the giant 400-square-metre House of Mirrors brings a new sense of size, amazement and fun to the carnival mirror maze. Mesmerising participants of all ages across Australia, this wondrous attraction comes to the Festival Playground, Silo Park for the duration of Auckland Arts Festival 2018. A recurring motif in art, performance and cin...
Candide - Auckland Arts Festival 2018

23 Mar 2018 - 25 Mar 2018

This March, Auckland Town Hall will be refashioned into “The Best of All Possible Worlds” for a stunning new production of Leonard Bernstein’s Candide. Sparkling with wit and humour, Candide is part opera, part musical and entirely irreverent, drawing on everything from European operetta to Latin American dance rhythms. The story follows our hero and his sweetheart, Cunégonde, as they journe...
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