Koru Community Dance theatre is a community based company located in Oamaru, New Zealand.
We promote African inspired dance and music, as well as traditional west African rhythms and dances.
Koru has a strong performance component in order to share the joy with the wider community.
- To share the joyous, transformative power of dance.
- To inspire people to challenge themselves and grow.
- To present a safe and encouraging space for self expression.
- To offer opportunities to create collaboratively and enjoy the benefits of harmonious group energy.
- To bring spice and colour to the larger community through public performances.
Koru Community Dance Theatre offers general community drumming and dance classes and the opportunity to be part of a community dance troupe. We also offer drum and dance workshops to schools and workplaces.
Koru is forming a network of drummers,dancers, and other percussion musicians from around this area, and throughout New Zealand, and hosts guest teachers for workshops and performances.