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A NIGHT OUT WITH THE YOUTUBE GENERATION

Print Version

NZ Fringe Festival 2013
Gizza Hoon
Director/choreographer: Brigid Costello
Composer: Tane Upjohn-Beatson

at BATS Theatre (Out Of Site), Cnr Cuba & Dixon, Wellington
From 8 Mar 2013 to 16 Mar 2013
[1 hour]

Reviewed by Ann Hunt, 12 Mar 2013
originally published in The Dominion Post

In Gizza Hoon director Brigid Costello and composer/sound designer Tane Upjohn-Beatson give us their response to pop music in 2013.

Inspired by the YouTube generation and late-night Courtenay Place antics they explore the relationship between commercial pop and young Kiwis' social interaction. It's funny, frenetic and in your face.

On an empty stage, designers Robin Aitken and Alex Keegan have hung three long rectangular lanterns which are manipulated up, down and around by a dancer at the side of the stage. Bright lights illuminate them and the dancers can clamber inside as well. [More
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