Learn to Dance – Takapuna with Modern Jive

Date: June 16th, 2020 - December 8th, 2020

Learn to Dance with Us! A relaxed, social environment where you’ll feel welcome and learn a step or two.

Beginners kicks off at 7pm, Intermediate at 8pm followed by freestyle ( a chance to practice) – EVERY Tuesday night at Takapuna Primary!

Please bring a water bottle, hand towel, deodorant and a spare T-shirt.

Cost casually is $15pp or ask about our beginners concession, Intermediate concession or 3 month membership.

Watching Modern Jive, is like a fusion of Salsa, Jive and Swing, it is commonly danced to any four-beat rhythm…

…which means that the musical options are extremely diverse. In any one freestyle session, the music played may include chart songs, classics, or something with a Latin twist. The songs can range from slow to quick and lively. The basic step remains the same, allowing for the moves to be stylised to suit the music choice.


Visit the Facebook event page for more details.

Encore Theatre Collective is proud to present a dazzling new production of Seussical The Musical, based on the immortal works of Dr Seuss. Seussical brings to life many infamous and well-loved Dr Seuss characters, including Horton the Elephant, Gertrude McFuzz, Mayzie La Bird and, of course, the Cat in the Hat. These characters and stories weave together in a whimsical and wacky musical extravaganza, played out against an uplifting score, and highlighting the show’s universal messages of love and acceptance – reminding us all that “a person’s a person, no matter how small.”

Since launching in 2019, Encore Theatre Collective has made an incredible mark on the Auckland theatre scene and redefined the standard of youth theatre in New Zealand. Hot on the heels of their sold-out season of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, the June season of Seussical features 120 of the country’s finest young talent, ranging in age from 9-23.

With spectacular choreography, unbelievable production design, and slick vocals, Encore Theatre Collective’s Seussical The Musical is the theatrical offering of 2021 that you will not want to miss!

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