NZ Body Art Showcase ‘Once Upon A Time’
Saturday 26 August 2017
The Bruce Mason Centre, Auckland

The NZ Body Art Showcase’, an ‘Extreme Makeup Extravaganza’ offers the audience contemporary and indigenous styles of body painting and special effects makeup for film and television.

This year’s theme ‘Once Upon A Time ‘ will present a show that merges the talents of performers with over 90 of the country’s most exciting artists, dancers and models that range in age from 9 to 68, male and female, all representing the diverse multicultural dimensions of our unique country. The showcase incorporates the Body Art Awards, acknowledging and promoting the many talented makeup artists.

Not only do New Zealand’s finest artists compete across a diverse range of genres that includes special effects, fantasy, creatures, masks and body painting but now the showcase is attracting international artists.

Through the use of the ‘continual’ catwalk, themed music, light, sound, and props, the audience will witness an ever-changing illusion. The use of state of the art audio-visual screens will enhance the impact by capturing and displaying the intricate work of the artists.

Now in it’s 9th Year, this must see event, will not disappoint. Join us for an evening that celebrates creativity with artists not only from New Zealand but from all around the world.

Elite: $95.00  + booking fee
Premium: $85.00  + booking fee
A-Reserve: $69.00  + booking fee
B-Reserve: $45.00  + booking fee
C-Reserve: $35.00  + booking fee

Cutting edge, contemporary, creative: body art is all of these and more. Come see for yourself.

On Saturday 26 August 2017 New Zealand’s Body Art Showcase will open the doors of the Bruce Mason Centre Theatre, Takapuna, Auckland, to an extravaganza of visual delight primarily focusing on the art of body painting, prosthetic technique’s, special effects make-up, the art of illusion and storytelling.

With spot prizes for audience participation of the ‘Once Upon A Time’ theme, we look forward to offering you exciting examples of contemporary and indigenous styles of body painting.

Permanent categories include:

  • Body Painting (Hand Painted Brush & Sponge)
  • Open Body Painting (Hand paint and Airbrush combined)
  • Special Effects Prosthetics (Fantasy and Creatures)
  • Fluorescent Illusion

New category

  • Masters (open medium non judged)

The catwalk and themed music will feature over 90 of the country’s most exciting collection of performers. Audiences have already come to expect this high calibre and encompassing art, dance and movement.

The 2017 event will be the best and biggest ever. Make this year the year your firm purchases a corporate table. This high visibility method of support assures that your firm is among the elite of sponsors.

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You’ll not want to miss our exciting show.