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A different kind of Dunedin sound

Wednesday 5 October 2022

Most people are aware of the indie rock style of music called the Dunedin Sound, but it seems there could be another category of music the city is renowned for – classical singing.

Six60 scholarship recipients announced

Wednesday 24 August 2022

Four musically talented University of Otago students have been selected as the recipients of the Six60 Scholarships for 2023.

Ones to Watch: Jake Callender

Tuesday 16 August 2022

Following their performance dreams is Bachelor of Arts (Theatre and Dance) graduand Jake Callender who took a less direct path to his chosen field.

Lunchtime Theatre returns

Wednesday 10 August 2022

Lunchtime Theatre is back and students are “chomping at the bit” to tread the boards once again.

Capping Show theme expected to be a hit

Monday 11 July 2022

It may be the longest running student revue in the world, but the creators of Otago University’s Capping Show are not running out of ideas yet.

Ones to Watch: Samuel Leaper

Tuesday 21 June 2022

The third-year Bachelor of Music student has had a busy year between studying, sound engineering, working with his band Black-Sale House and even taking on his first Musical Director role.

Shakespeare but make it Kiwi

Thursday 17 February 2022

It’s lights, costumes, action - but not as we know it for the cast of this year’s Summer Shakespeare.

Ones to Watch: Brent Caldwell

Thursday 17 February 2022

Some of the greatest actors to cross our screens had long careers in other industries before pursuing their cinematic dreams. With an ever-growing number of careers one person can have in a lifetime, it makes sense to switch it up every now and then.

Inaugural Six60 Scholars announced

Monday 15 November 2021

Four University of Otago students with a passion for music have been selected for the opportunity of a lifetime as part of a new partnership with one of New Zealand’s most well-known music groups.

Strong female characters

Wednesday 16 June 2021

What do you get when you cross the woman on the ten dollar note and punk rock? A musical of course.

A young rapper with a message to inspire

Tuesday 27 April 2021

Tane Mercer is not just any performer. With a story of resilience and a passion for encouraging other young people he is already making waves in the world of rap music.

Beethoven's Big Bash – Wednesday 14 April

Thursday 22 April 2021

Dunedin's town hall filled with the music of Beethoven last Wednesday evening with many of Dunedin’s amateur musicians revelling in the chance to perform alongside the Dunedin Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Peter Adams.

From cult classic to Dunedin stage

Friday 16 April 2021

The final curtain call is just moments away for a group of performers bringing a popular Broadway show to the local stage.