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21 May 2015
FORTUNE THEATRE 86 HOUR SHAKESPEARE MARATHON Here is our schedule! We may not be running to the minute. This page will keep you up to date with the real running time! [more]

12 May 2015
The play’s the thing—EXPLORING HAMLET A short lecture series exploring Hamlet as Elizabethan audiences would have experienced it, coincides with the Globe Theatre’s upcoming world tour of Shakespeare’s most famous play. Local Shakespeare expert David Lawrence will present the lectures through the Victoria University Continuing Education programme. As well as being suitable for anyone attending the Globe-to-Globe performance of Hamlet in Wellington on 1 to 2 June, he says, it is also aimed at people interested in how Shakespeare’s plays work in performance, both in their original context and today. [more]

8 May 2015
COMEDY FOR NEPAL Hosted by Te Radar Fundraiser for Oxfam New Zealand’s Nepal Earthquake Response The worst earthquake in 80 years has hit Nepal: buildings are flattened, thousands are injured, the death toll has exceeded 8000 and is rising every day. At this stage survivors are in a race against time to secure shelter and adequate sanitation before the monsoon rains begin in early June. [more]

22 Apr 2015
CALL FOR DIRECTORS The Summer Shakespeare Trust (Wellington) is seeking a Director for the 2016 Summer Shakespeare production Directors will be asked to choose from one of the following plays: Henry VIII | Julius Caesar | Love's Labour's Lost | The Comedy of Errors | Much Ado About Nothing [more]

31 Mar 2015
ARTS TO BE TRANSFERRED TO THE MINISTRY FOR PRIMARY INDUSTRIES Theatreview has discovered the Government plans to transfer oversight of the Arts and Creative Industries to the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI). This will apply to all arts and creative products that originate in New Zealand – i.e. where the Intellectual Property (IP) is held by New Zealanders. [more]

28 Mar 2015
ADAM NZ PLAY AWARD 2015 WINNERS ANNOUNCED New Zealand’s dark history and violent present revealed in award-winning plays. PLAYMARKET is pleased to announce the ADAM NZ PLAY AWARD winners for 2015: Anders Falstie-Jensen for Centrepoint and Hone Kouka for Bless the Child. The Adam NZ Play Award recognises and celebrates the best in new writing for the theatre. Director of Playmarket Murray Lynch announced the win at Circa Theatre on 28 March 2015 alongside four other special award winners. [more]

21 Mar 2015
Binge Culture is currently in New York City on our first ever international tour. We are taking part in New Zealand New Performance Festival at La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club. We want to let you know that we are live streaming our six hour durational performance Break Up [We Need to Talk] on Saturday 21 March 1.30pm-7.30pm EST/ 21 March 5:30pm-11:30pm GMT/ Sunday 22 March at 6.30am- 12.30pm NZT at our website, [more]

18 Mar 2015
Celebrating our 25th year of creativity and chaos! 25th NZ Fringe Festival was celebrated Sunday 15th March with an Awards Ceremony at St Peter's on Willis Street, acknowledging the hard work, creativity and bravery of all participants - and encouraging them to push themselves and think out side the box for NZ Fringe 2016. [more]

14 Mar 2015
HUMOROUS ARTS TRUST (Wellington) SEEKS PART TIME ADMINISTRATOR The Humorous Arts Trust is a charitable trust helping grow and support the Wellington comedy community through workshops and regular gigs, including our open mic night Raw Meat Monday and the Wellington Raw Comedy Quest. We are bringing on board a part time administrator... [more]

6 Mar 2015
ADAM NZ PLAY AWARD 2015 The Adam NZ Play Award celebrates the best in new writing for the theatre. Playmarket is excited to announce the shortlisted plays and playwrights for 2015. [more]

5 Mar 2015
AUDITIONS IN CHRISTCHURCH FOR BOTH COURT THEATRE AND DUNEDIN’S FORTUNE THEATRE, 24 MARCH 2015 Auditions for The Court Theatre in Christchurch in conjunction with The Fortune Theatre from Dunedin will be happening at The Court Theatre on Tuesday 24 March 2015. Here's your chance to be seen by both companies. (The Fortune Theatre are also holding their own auditions on Wednesday 11 March, also in conjunction with The Court Theatre). [more]

3 Mar 2015
AUCKLAND FRINGE AWARDS CELEBRATE A CRACKER OF A SEASON. Running over a vibrant three weeks, Auckland Fringe and it’s participating companies and venues, have presented the city with a diverse programme of Theatre, Dance, Comedy and Music. Sadly it all came to a close on Sunday, and was celebrated at the highly anticipated 2015 Auckland Fringe Awards. Hosted by renowned taste-makers The Basement Theatre, the best of the high quality programme were recognized with awards hosted handsomely by Eli Mathewson and Hamish Parkinson. [more]

2 Mar 2015
BATS THEATRE LIMITED STAB 2015 Producer Fixed Term Contract POSITION DESCRIPTION POSITION PURPOSE The STAB commission is an integral part of the annual BATS Theatre programme. STAB originated in 1995 from BATS’ desire to initiate a commission that allowed theatre artists to experiment in a supportive environment. The STAB commission is funded by Creative New Zealand and commissioned by BATS, with BATS acting as the Executive Producer. The purpose of this position is to be the Wellington based producer for the project that has received the 2015 major STAB commission. This project is a collaboration between BATS, Long Cloud Youth Theatre and Canberra Youth Theatre. [more]

28 Feb 2015
Barking Gecko Theatre Company ARTISTIC DIRECTOR Barking Gecko Theatre Company is a professional Western Australian theatre company specialising in productions for children, teens and families that tour nationally and internationally. Barking Gecko is known for developing and presenting ambitious, surprising and critically acclaimed productions for audiences from rural towns through to the Sydney Opera House. [more]

26 Feb 2015
The arts sector is invited to make submissions on Auckland Council's Long Term Plan (which contains planning for the arts and creative sector) - closing date is 16 March 2015. Crerative Coalition have a guide to help with writing your submissions. [more]

26 Feb 2015
Atamira Dance Company Vacancies - Business manager (20 hrs/week) and Marketing Manager (20 hrs/week) [more]

26 Feb 2015
Footnote New Zealand Dance - Vacancy: Office Manager (30 hrs/week) [more]

26 Feb 2015
Carrie Rae Cunningham appointed Artistic Director for TEMPO Dance Festival from May 2015 [more]

26 Feb 2015
Vacancy: General Manager, TEMPO Dance Festival - from 1 may 2015 [more]

24 Feb 2015
ELI KENT AWARDED INAUGURAL AUCKLAND THEATRE COMPANY PATRONS’ PLAYWRIGHT FELLOWSHIP Auckland Theatre Company (ATC) is thrilled to announce Eli Kent has been awarded the inaugural Auckland Theatre Company Patrons’ Playwright Fellowship prize. Eli is one of New Zealand’s most exciting and original playwrights. His first play Rubber Turkey, written when he was just 19, earned him the Peter Harcourt Award for Outstanding New Playwright of the Year at the 2008 Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards. The Intricate Art of Actually Caring, originally presented by Eli and his mate Jack Shadboltin his Mount Victoria bedroom, went on to tour throughout New Zealand and won Best Theatre in the NZ Fringe Festival 2009 and the Montana Award for the Most Original Production at the 2009 Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards. [more]

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