Theatre, Film and Dance

Explore the world of performing arts and film right here on the Kāpiti Coast. From touring national productions, international masterpieces and local talent, it's all right here - all year round.

Tutus On Tour

Kāpiti Performing Arts Centre, 32 Raumati Rd, Paraparaumu

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The Royal New Zealand Ballet is delighted to expand the company's much-loved regional touring programme in 2020 to Wellington's Kapiti Coast, featuring works tailor-made for the RNZB by trail blazing choreographers at home in New Zealand and on the world stage. These hour-long performances are tailor-made for intimate venues, and suitable for all ages.

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NZSO Setting Up Camp: Goldberg Variations

Coastlands Theatre, Kāpiti Performing Arts Centre, 32 Raumati Rd, , Paraparaumu

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J S Bach’s Goldberg Variations is a masterpiece. First written for harpsichord, it opens with a beautifully tranquil and ornamented Aria followed by 30 intricate and distinct variations.

“The different instruments will add a huge amount of colour to the variations, making an already exquisite work even more mesmerising for audiences” says NZSO Concertmaster and Baroque Series Director Vesa-Matti Leppänen. “Bach’s Goldberg Variations is hauntingly beautiful and a work of genius. It’s the most incredible piece."

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Māoriland Film Festival 2020

68 Main St, Ōtaki

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Get set for the largest Indigenous film festival in the Southern Hemisphere. Māoriland exists to uplift the perspectives and stories of Indigenous peoples.

In March 2020 Māoriland Film Festival will once again present amazing films from all parts of the world with the theme of Me Reretau - Be in Balance.

Keep an eye out for the festival programme - which will be available from Waitangi Day - February 6, 2020.

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Friends! The Musical Parody

Southward Theatre, Otaihanga Rd,, Paraparaumu

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So, no one told you life was gonna be this way, nor did they tell you about the hilarious new musical that lovingly lampoons one of TV’s all-time greatest shows in the hit New York and Las Vegas show Friends! The Musical Parody.

Friends! The Musical Parody takes a hilarious look and remembers the TV phenomenon that ruled the 90s and became a cultural institution with millions of fans across the globe. Now it’s your chance to be part of the next chapter in the Friends saga. It’s the cliff hanger episode. The one you don’t want to miss! Once you see it, Friends! The Musical Parody will make your day, your week, your month, or even your year!

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