Sunset Affair

5 - 8 July

In the wake of the setting sun, be transported, transfixed and transformed. Auckland’s most stylish choreographers Georgie Goater, Tallulah Holly-Massey and Zahra Killeen-Chance invite you to welcome in the night with their presentation of three new works. A classic love story, an intimate study, the vivid and banal, an unmissable soiree.


Tallulah Holly-Massey was awarded the most innovative choreography for her work Stray (Short and Sweet 2015), and is a choreographic talent to watch. Tallulah is collaborating with dancers Solomon Holly-Massey, Lisa Greenfield and Adam Naughton to create her latest work.


After making Good Evening Vietnam with Kristian Larsen, Georgie Goater is still inquisitive. “...quirky, clever and sometimes awkward ... full of beautiful moments … building suspension and frustration” - (Roxanne de Bruyn).  This time, the spotlight is cast from the awkward, upon the inanimate, summoning life to the inert. Performed with dancer Alisha Mclennan, human and alien presence are passed around the stage.


 Zahra Killeen-Chance's last work The Fallen Mystery, was “wonderfully eerie and uncanny…a beautifully presented package … thoroughly compelling” - Erin Harrington. This time she presents another stylised and polished work, a love story, where the other half may or may not show up...


60 min


Check out our interview with the Sunset Affair ladies right now on the Basement blog.