Black Grace

Performance Art Company Director of the Year 2020: Neil Ieremia
<p>Neil Ieremia is one of New Zealand’s most accomplished choreographers, a creative entrepreneur and inspirational leader. Motivated to provide a different perspective and fresh voice in the dance scene, Ieremia founded Black Grace in 1995. Since then, he has changed the face of contemporary dance in New Zealand and turned Black Grace into one of the most recognizable and iconic cultural brands. His Company tours the length and breadth of New Zealand developing new audiences and a new appreciation for dance. Internationally, his work has been presented Australasia, Europe, Asia and North America. In 2016, Ieremia was appointed an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to dance.</p> <p></p>