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TE TUPUA – The Goblin

Wellington, Whangarei, Dunedin

20/10/2021 - 18/05/2024

"Energy is high throughout..

"INTENSE, FAST-PACED TALE OF EARLY COLONIAL AOTEAROA..

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Satan vs God

Global

14/03/2024 - 24/03/2024

"Not the same as being in the room..

Whore's Eye View

Wellington

20/02/2024 - 24/02/2024

"Salted with humour and expressive pauses..

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

Yellow Hut

Dunedin

19/03/2024 - 23/03/2024

"Yellow Hut great start to the Globe’s year..

"This show is a slow burn..

Gerard Dougherty - Jokes about Birds

Dunedin

14/03/2024 - 16/03/2024

"A lot of audience engagement..

Untold Stories

Dunedin

15/10/2023 - 15/10/2023

"Audiences leave with much to think and talk about..

Re:In:Act | ODETTE

Dunedin

15/07/2023 - 15/07/2023

"Her body exquisitely, a vessel for the memory of her mother..

Romeo and Juliet 2023

Wellington, Auckland, Dunedin, Christchurch, Palmerston North

04/05/2023 - 03/06/2023

"A gripping romantic tale...

"Devote attention to the company’s past as well as to its future...

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The John Show

Dunedin

23/03/2023 - 25/03/2023

"Amusing, with occasional pathos..

Cartographies of a Future

Dunedin

25/03/2023 - 26/03/2023

"A multi-media interactive installation work..

ACCESS

Wellington, Dunedin

22/02/2023 - 25/03/2023

"A work with enormous potential, but …..

"Provokes bubbles of genuine laughter or small in-breaths of empathy..

Artefact - How to Behave in a Museum

Global, Dunedin, Nelson, Christchurch, Auckland, New Plymouth

20/03/2022 - 12/10/2023

"ENJOYMENT CURATED TO PERFECTION..

"Charming Funny and Human..

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The Most Naked

Auckland, Wellington, Dunedin

24/06/2021 - 22/10/2022

"Stripping Away the Layers on Nudity..

"A cabaret of skin and bone..

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TE WHEKE

Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Whangarei, Hastings, Palmerston North, Dunedin

11/06/2021 - 19/10/2022

"A Graceful Whakapapa..

"Te Wheke Has Many Tendrils..

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Otepoti Hip-Hop Hustle (ŌHHH)

Dunedin

15/10/2022 - 15/10/2022

"Sharp, fun to watch and infectious..

Ātete - To Resist

Dunedin, Wellington

15/10/2022 - 16/09/2023

"Swaroopa Unni’s bravery is inspiring..

"Beauty and Formality Belies the Challenge..

DRY SPELL

Dunedin, Christchurch

13/08/2022 - 20/08/2022

"Cohesive, generous, beautiful, interesting, considered – and fun..

"Mincing, Lurking and Dreary Smirking..

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Matt and Ben

Dunedin

26/05/2022 - 28/05/2022

"New theatre company makes a splash with rollicking comedy..

"Polished, Funny and Believable..

Vivid Dreaming

Global, Auckland

23/03/2022 - 10/09/2022

"Vivid Dreaming Round 2 – starkly contrasting contemporary pieces..

"Picturesque smoothness...

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INHERENT AWKWARDNESS

Global

17/03/2022 - 27/03/2022

"Various approaches to virtual performance..

AGENTS PROVOCATEURS

Wellington, Dunedin

22/02/2022 - 15/09/2022

"Incredibly powerful with a charming cheek..

"A clever idea charmingly executed..

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The Movement

Palmerston North, Porirua, Dunedin, Auckland, Havelock North

01/05/2021 - 19/06/2021

"Serendipitous rather than extra-mortal..

"Brave and thought provoking programme,..

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The Ryman Healthcare season of The Sleeping Beauty

Palmerston North, Wellington, Dunedin, Christchurch, Auckland, Invercargill, Napier

29/10/2020 - 06/12/2020

"An evening at the ballet..

"A ballet with lockdown at its centre..

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