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Daring Douglas Wright <br>(1956-2018)</br>

Daring Douglas Wright
(1956-2018)

Revered New Zealand dancer and choreographer Douglas Wright died in Auckland on November 14, 2018, aged 62. He was “undoubtedly one of New Zealand’s most magnificent and important artists of…

Standing Ovations in Holland for Douglas Wright’s rapt

Standing Ovations in Holland for Douglas Wright’s rapt

Pre-eminent New Zealand choreographer and award-winning writer Douglas Wright’s work rapt was performed in The Hague at the prestigious Lucent Danstheater in April to standing ovations from sold-out houses. The invitation from one of…

Top 50 title for Wright

Top 50 title for Wright

Ghost Dance, the 2004 memoir by dancer and choreographer Douglas Wright, has been selected in Richard Canning’s Fifty Gay & Lesbian Books Everybody Must Read (Alyson Books, New York, 2009). ‘This untypical…

Part 1: Gloria – The Celebration of Life

Part 1: Gloria – The Celebration of Life

Part one of Gloria – the celebration of life performed by the Douglas Wright Dance Company of Wellington.

Part 2: Gloria – The Celebration of Life

Part 2: Gloria – The Celebration of Life

Part two of Gloria – the celebration of life performed by the Douglas Wright Dance Company of Wellington.

Part 3: Gloria – The Celebration of Life

Part 3: Gloria – The Celebration of Life

Part three of Gloria – the celebration of life performed by the Douglas Wright Dance Company of Wellington.

Part 4: Gloria – The Celebration of Life

Part 4: Gloria – The Celebration of Life

The final part (four) of Gloria – the celebration of life performed by the Douglas Wright Dance Company of Wellington.

Douglas Wright’s “poem of love, cruelty and death”

Douglas Wright’s “poem of love, cruelty and death”

During his dance career Douglas Wright was said to resemble Nijinsky in his face, his flair and his soaring leap. He now has the taut, high cheekbones, full lips and furrowed brow of…

Elegy in Utah

Elegy in Utah

Chris Graves present’s Douglas Wright’s AIDS-lament, Elegy, in Salt Lake City.

Dance arc

Dance arc

Dance film Arc features “virtuosic performances by the brilliant Douglas Wright”.