A high intensity 'Nesian' dance class designed for women to dance, laugh and learn. With movement drawn from different parts of Oceania, this class focuses on developing an understanding of how women from across our region move.
“Nesian Dance Class is challenging in the best of ways... It moves your body, your mind, your heart and shifts the way you see yourself". - Julia
Class will be conducted with Julia Mage'au Gray. This class will be Live Streamed on Facebook into this event page.
Julia Mage'au Gray is a dancer, choreographer, skin marker (tattooist), photographer and film-maker who is interested in exploring her Papuan and Mekeo heritage within an urban Australian and New Zealand context. Her performances frequently combine dance with evocative video narratives. Now based in Auckland, Gray co- founded the performance group Sunameke in 1997. Dress or adornment, including the marking of the body with tatu (tattoo), is often of particular significance in her performances and films.
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