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For Arts Sake - Mary Jane O'Reilly Television (Full Length) – 1996 Arts/Culture

For Arts Sake - Mary Jane O'Reilly

Television (Full Length) – 1996 Arts/Culture

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Arts magazine series For Arts Sake screened on TV ONE for two hours on Sunday mornings for 22 weeks in 1996. This segment on dancer/choreographer Mary Jane O'Reilly marks the launch of her new company Auckland Ballet. The founder of the celebrated Limbs Dance Company talks about still being involved in dance in her mid-40s, the formation of her new company, the similarities and differences between ballet and contemporary dance, and her move into making dance films. The item also features excerpts from some of O'Reilly's dance works.

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Made with funding from NZ on Air.