Douglas Wright

(b. 1956)

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(b Tuakau, S. Auckland, 1956)

New Zealand dancer and choreographer. He trained in dance and gymnastics and in 1980 joined Limbs Dance Company for which he choreographed several works. Between 1983 and 1987 he danced with P. Taylor's company and in 1988 with DV8. In 1984 he formed his own company in New York, moving with it to New Zealand in 1989. He has choreographed many works for this, including Gloria (mus. Vivaldi, 1990), Forever (mus. various, 1993), Inland (2002), and Black Milk (2006). He has also created works for Australian Dance Theatre, Royal New Zealand Ballet, and others.

Subjects: Dance.

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