Festival Tickets On Sale

A very busy morning in the box office with many shows selling out as expected. Black Grace’s performance in Wanaka was for the first to sell out at approx 8.15am closely followed by all 14 performances of SALON, the 6pm … Continued

2013 programme announced

The 2013 programme is out now! Featuring an international mix of theatre, art, dance, conversation and music against the spectacular autumn scenery of Lake Wanaka. Highlights include two world premieres as well as the power and energy of NZ’s top dance company and … Continued

2013 Festival Launch

Thursday 14 February we have a Valentine’s date at the Lake Wanaka Centre where we will reveal the programme for the fifth Festival of Colour. Queenstown launch the following morning on Friday 15 February at 8am at the Frankton Boat Shed … Continued

Actors needed

Our local production of ‘Tracing Hamlet’ starts rehearsals soon – we do need another couple of male actors so if anyone missed out on the auditions last year and wants to work with one of our top theatre directors and … Continued

Online superstars

We are really pleased to have been selected by Creative New Zealand as one of three arts organisations in the country to receive one-to-one coaching to develop and implement a new online marketing initiative of our choice. Coaching focuses on … Continued

New website

The new festival website is up and running – which is fully mobile enabled, which means that you can keep track of all the festival goings on wherever you are and whatever device you use be it phone, tablet or … Continued

NZ Life and Leisure promotion

Make sure you buy a copy of this month’s NZ Life and Leisure promotion – especially if you live some distance from Wanaka! As well as being a fantastic magazine with heaps of interesting articles it features a great competition … Continued

Happy New Year

Happy new year to all our readers. There has been no rest over the holidays in the festival office, with the programme in full design mode and being sent off to the printers next week. It is jam packed with … Continued