Movement Art Practice Presents

Ōtautahi Tiny Performance Festival

Ōtautahi Tiny Performance Festival

14 hours of curated, new-wave performance in the heart of Christchurch

MAP provides a variety of ways to gain insight by actively engaging with contemporary movement, whether you are an absolute beginner,
a professional artist, a potential or avid fan!



We celebrate the art of performance, and are committed to fostering environments where artists are free to perform.


Uncompromising in our commitment to excellence, professionalism and rigorous artistic inquiry.


We celebrate the ability of contemporary movement to offer informing and enduring experiences.


A flexible and informed organisation that calls for a shift in cultural perspective with movement at the heart.

New in 2019
Somatic Movement.

A regular somatic practice is helpful in prevention and rehabilitation of injuries and improvement in alignment. A great class for any level to complement your regular dance practice. 

New in Spring

Julia Harvie returns to MAP running a Saturday morning Open Adults 10 - 11.15am. 

appreciation through experience

MAP provides a platform for community dancers
to get to rub up alongside practising dance artists in a variety of ways


We have a range of classes available throughout the year, which cater to a wide range of abilities and interest, working with out skilled tutors.

movement labs.

Join guest artists for one-off workshops and learn about the choreographic process, attend an artist talk or read artist reflections on our blog.

artist residencies.

We offer space and time for you to research and share ideas through research in-studio, teaching, and contributing to our blog.

corporate workshops.

Give your team a team building experience they won’t forget. Learn to problem solve and think outside the box.

Funding Partners.