WIRED is a state of mind, examining what it is to touch: to be touched, and what it is to be human in a chaotic world. The modern world is an artificial system of lines reaching from one person to the next. Lines that touch, speak, listen and feel – replacing faces with interfaces. In collaboration with Collusion Music & Dance, WIRED combines contemporary dance, acrobatics and live music for our most ambitious show yet.
Our Early Bird offer has been extended to next Wednesday (20 December), so book now for $10 off the full ticket price. WIRED premieres at Q 24-28 January. Check out the link below for more info and to buy tickets!
Presented by Okareka Dance Company and Collusion Music Dance Ensemble in association with Q Theatre WIRED is a state of mind, examining what it is to touch, to be touched. What it is to be human in a chaotic world. It is a journey towards something essential, A moment where we come to life, A rebirt...
Meet the cast of our latest work, WIRED - premiering 24 January 2018.
This week: Aaron Burr
"Aaron started his performing career as an aerialist for the all-female stiltwalking company Empress Stiltdance. Shortly after he was picked up by travelling New Zealand circus, Circus Aotearoa, as their Chinese Pole performer and sound man. Aaron travelled to and from stands at the big top and Empress Stiltdance performances for six months.
After touring New Zealand he took part in a month long artist-in-residency in Cairns, Australia; progressing and polishing the Empress show, Kahuku. With Empress he has also performed tissu for Chinese New Year in Hong Kong and stilt adagio/aerials for Australia Day in Sydney.
He has trained handstands, straps, tumbling and flexibility at the Beijing International Art School (Zhongguo Zaiji Tuan). Soon after his return to New Zealand he won Best Aerialist and People’s Choice Award at the Golden Canaries, Wellington. He has also performed in Magenta Diamond’s Cabinet of Curiosities, Same Same But Different, Knock Knock, and Jungle Fantasy – as well as in a number of private performances and corporate functions."
Want more info about WIRED and where to book tickets? Check out our website here - okareka.com/portfolio/wired/
We have a special Early Bird offer if you purchase your tickets before 20 December.