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Recycled Art Workshops

Mask making, costuming, prop production depending on needs. Creation of art from junk.

Artist Information

Junk & Disorderly


Phone: 063282823 or 0212031186

Email: aotearoa_bound@hotmail.com


Sustainable and reuse arts group specialising in large scale willow structures for community processions
Gained experience in UK, major events
Thames Lantern Festival 2002, 2003
Camden Car Free Day 2001,2002
Boysun Bahori, Uzbekistan - UNESCO 2004
War Child Summer Camp, Croatia 2003
NZ events to date include
Fantasy in Lights Opening Lantern Procession, Feilding 2006, 2007
Gladstone School Scarecrow Fair 2006
Parihaka Peace Festival 2007
Riverside Organic Festival 2008
Palmerston North Wearable Arts Week 2005,2006,2007 including gifted and exceptional module and peer tutoring
upcoming term 3 2008 'Taihappening'
As Aotearoa Bound travelled overland with Beattie, our mobile workshop with alternative power, from UK to India, working with community groups, schools, special needs units and NGOs.
Main projects took place in Mostar,Bosnia
Mazaar-i-Shariff, Afghanistan.
Now based in The Old Dairy Factory,Rangiwahia,Manawatu we are still able to travel away for extended projects as Beattie has travelled home with us.
We are participant led in our creations and believe strongly that participants be given the chance to show their work off to the wider community.

Programme Information

Arts Practice Medium: Visual Arts

Topics or Genres of Expertise: Lighting and audio, technical production

Languages Spoken: English

Target Age Group: Junior Primary, Middle Primary, Senior Primary, Junior Secondary

Preferred Group Size: Large (20+)

Regions: National

Space and Resources Required: Whiteboard and workshop space, preferably a theatre or drama workshop

Indicative Costs:

  • $40 per hour

Mode of Delivery: Workshop

Cultural Context: European, European


Another Dance Company moved from the U.K to New Zealand in August 2010.

A.D.C's work includes;
- professional contemporary choreography & performance
- dance education for young people and adults within formal education and the community
- project management.

Our dance education work includes performance projects, cross-curricular work, dance P.E, extended schools clubs and S.E.N projects.

Performance projects range from choreographing dance with young people to planning, creating and managing performance events.

Another Dance Company create cross-curricular projects to engage young people in curriculum subjects through dance. A.D.C's main focus in this area so far has been to bring literature to life through movement. A.D.C. secured funding from the Clore Duffield Foundation (U.K.) to work with 6 different schools on a dance and text project. Each group created a dance based upon a story, which they went on to perform. The entire project was conceived, planned, choreographed and managed by A.D.C.

Another Dance Company deliver dance P.E. sessions with a focus upon developing and refining movement skills. Sessions can include music and drama components for a more holistic performing arts experience.

A.D.C facilitate longer term in-depth projects with a real focus on the development of young people. Dance is the medium to achieve change in other areas of young people's lives. Agreed specific aims, decided with the school and pupils, steer the content of the delivery. Through Creative Partnerships (a flagship government initiative in the U.K) Another Dance Company have delivered focused projects to raise confidence and aspirations, and to improve reading and writing skills.

Another Dance Company create and deliver sessions and performance projects for young people with special educational needs. Past projects have included regular sessions leading to performances, intensive arts week dance activities, and youth group projects. A.D.C work in both primary and secondary S.E.N. schools as well as with community groups.

Another Dance Company deliver a range of adult projects.
Past work includes;
-teaching the dance & movement component of the Circus in Performance Course at Greentop Circus,
-leading adult community sessions,
-establishing and organising Sheffield Dance Collective; monthly workshops with guest teachers for the professional dance community.

A.D.C create and facilitate inset training days for teachers. Mentoring programmes support performing arts specialists working in education. Another Dance Company devise and manage projects from conception to evaluation.

Laura Aldridge, artistic director of Another Dance Company, has a BPA in Contemporary Dance from the Northern School of Contemporary Dance (U.K) and 4 years experience in dance education.

Programme Information


Fee negotiable and references supplied depending on the programme chosen.

Programme Materials Provided for Schools: No

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