Shemaia Dixon

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Shemaia Meleane Dixon is a Wellington based disabled creative. Shemaia is originally from Christchurch where they grew up in a Tongan family. Shemaia studied theatre as a child and attended Hagley Theatre company for two years before moving to Wellington where they are pursuing a Bachelor of Arts with a double major in history and theatre. As Shemaia is queer, Tongan and was born with Cerebral Palsy, they are fiercely passionate about representation in the arts.

Shemaia Dixon's reviews

The Man from Gonville and other adventures in Tinderland


22/02/2024 - 25/02/2024

"Refreshing, relatable and engaging..

Whore's Eye View


20/02/2024 - 24/02/2024

"Historical, comedic, personal, engaging and informative..

Piper Blaster: Dairy Queen


16/02/2024 - 18/02/2024

"A wonderful mix of rural charm and opulence..

Marc & Marisha Time Travel Wellington!


23/10/2023 - 09/03/2024

"A wonderfully abnormal show that provides a unique experience..

"An engaging and immersive audio tour through time, wrapped in humour..

Exes and Nos


16/02/2024 - 17/02/2024

"Warm, inviting and entertaining with an abundance of potential..

No Hetero


16/02/2024 - 17/02/2024

"Beautifully familiar to a queer audience and insightful for a heterosexual audience..

We, The Outsiders


31/01/2024 - 03/02/2024

"Some stories are happy, some are sad, all are important..

"Wonderful interplay between personal and second-hand narratives..



17/01/2024 - 20/01/2024

"Fantastic chemistry and engaging flow..

Can I Get an Underground Location and a Mythical Creature?


14/10/2023 - 14/10/2023

"Entertaining for avid players and those who know nothing about Dungeons and Dragons..

Farce Onion: A Spoons Out Mystery


13/10/2023 - 13/10/2023

"“A testament to the genre that leaves me laughing until my ribs hurt”..

The Solarpunk Archives


12/10/2023 - 12/10/2023

"A breath of fresh air that leaves you both relaxed and empowered for environmental change..

Double Dipping: Queen and Friend / The Mechanical


11/10/2023 - 11/10/2023

"Together they create one hysterically high spirited experience..

5 SLICES OF ANOTHER LIFE – Development Season


21/09/2023 - 24/09/2023

"Forces audiences to think while laughing until they cry..



15/09/2023 - 17/09/2023

"Delightful, informative and entertaining for young and old alike..

"Important to everyone and especially relevant now..