World of WearableArt is proud to support, Variety - the Children's Charity by donating $55 from each WOW Preview Show ticket sold.

WOW Preview Show – Wednesday 28th September

World of WearableArt

WoW is Aotearoa’s largest theatrical production like no other. Be among the first to see this year’s iconic show by attending the WOW Preview Show. 

Aotearoa’s largest theatrical production and spectacle like no other – the World of WearableArt Awards Show – is BACK!

See the stage come alive with incredible works of wearable art, dancers, aerialists, and music that sings to your soul. At the heart of this theatrical spectacular is the world’s leading wearable art competition for designers from across the world working in radical and innovative ways in the mediums of fashion, art, design, and costume.

Escape to another world and lose yourself in the breath-taking creativity of the 2022 WOW Preview Show.

This year, World of WearableArt®(WOW®) is providing Variety, as one of their chosen charities, a fundraising opportunity through the sale of tickets to the WOW Preview Show – the public dress rehearsal of the World of WearableArt Awards Show. WOW will donate $55 from each ticket sold by Variety to support Kiwi kids living in poverty.

This year the WOW Preview Show will be held on Wednesday 28 September at 7pm. Tickets go on sale on Wednesday 20 July at 9am.

There will be three types of tickets available for charity supporters to purchase:

  • Stageside Experience – $185* Includes: a piccolo of bubbles, WOW Souvenir Programme, cheese platter or dessert platter (alternate plating at table)
  • Platinum – $150* These seats are positioned close to the stage on tiered seating stands and include a WOW Souvenir Programm
  • Premium – $125* These seats are premium level seats (no Programme included)

*Additional fees apply. Booking fee: NZ$5.00. Credit and Debit card fee: 2.50%

Tickets must be booked online via this link: Get tickets

If you experience issues booking your tickets online please call WOW on 0800 496 974 during office hours or email

Please note: The WOW Preview Show is a public dress rehearsal held before the opening night of the World of WearableArt Awards Show, therefore there is a possibility there could be interruptions during the show and filming on stage.

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