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Adam Dodd is a father of two and a traditional artist. He has a long-standing involvement in community and student theatre, and has been recognised by the Palmerston North Student City initiative for his support and contributions.

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Theatre and dance reviews since 2006.

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CHANCE

Palmerston North

17/02/2021 - 19/02/2021

"Leaves you musing on the strange thrill and horror of love..

A COLLECTION OF NOISES

Palmerston North

08/12/2020 - 12/12/2020

"Engaging and nuanced, uncomfortably fascinating, invites introspection..

THE POND

Palmerston North

02/10/2019 - 03/10/2019

"Playful and direct with a children's book cadence..

ATTACK OF THE KILLER B-MOVIE

Wellington, Palmerston North

16/02/2016 - 13/10/2018

"Commendable in its inclusivity..

"A heaped helping of cheesy retro cinema goodness..

LASHINGS OF WHIPPED CREAM

Auckland, Palmerston North, Wellington

11/02/2014 - 12/10/2018

"Ecstatically fun and provocatively engaging..

"Renders the extraordinary intriguingly ordinary..

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FEMME NATALE

Wellington, Palmerston North

23/05/2018 - 07/10/2018

"Hilarious, human, viscerally resonant..

"Revelations..

FIRING LINE

Palmerston North

06/10/2018 - 07/10/2018

"Visually captivating, nuanced and polished..

DAUGHTERS

Palmerston North

03/10/2018 - 06/10/2018

"Quirky, nuanced, genuinely personal and sometimes painful..

PETER PAN

Palmerston North

07/07/2018 - 29/07/2018

"Peter Pan has a real hook..

"Boisterous, riotous and punchy..

ROPABLE

Palmerston North

04/11/2017 - 16/12/2017

"Riotous comedy too much fun to sustain suspense..

MAGICIANS

Wellington, Palmerston North, New Plymouth, Auckland

19/10/2017 - 04/11/2017

"Slick acts generate entertaining show..

"An alluring challenge to sceptics..

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CHATROOM

Palmerston North

18/10/2017 - 21/10/2017

"Engaging and provocative..

SONGS FOR NOBODIES

Christchurch, Palmerston North, Invercargill, Wanaka, Wellington, Tauranga, Dunedin

17/06/2017 - 25/09/2018

"An evening of inspiration..

"Harper’s big talent showcased on stage..

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ENIGMA

Wellington, Auckland, Palmerston North

09/08/2016 - 07/07/2017

"Infectious energy and flirtations..

"Serving the ‘copulāre ergo sum’ niche..

Alexander Sparrow is DJ TRUMP

Auckland, Palmerston North, Wellington

24/05/2017 - 07/10/2018

"Irresistible..

"Captivating showmanship in presenting the offensive, confrontational and piteous..

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DEAD DADS CLUB

Palmerston North, Wellington, Dunedin

06/04/2017 - 13/03/2018

"Dances between objective honesty and pure love for her father’s conflicting sides..

"About as life affirming as you could imagine..

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GOD AWFUL COMPANY

Palmerston North

19/05/2017 - 27/05/2017

"An undeniably entertaining romp..

MY WAY OR THE HEMINGWAY

Palmerston North, Auckland

05/05/2017 - 20/05/2017

"Clever and well-polished..

THE PRESIDENT

Hamilton, Palmerston North, Wellington, Auckland

26/10/2016 - 12/11/2016

"The Future is Now..

"Funny, clever, depressing..

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FLEABAG

Palmerston North

02/09/2016 - 01/10/2016

"One-actor play a no holds-barred look at modern womanhood..

"Bitingly clever..

THE JOURNEY OF HŌIHO / TE HAERENGA O HŌIHO

Palmerston North

13/07/2016 - 16/07/2016

"A thoroughly entertaining journey..

OPHELIA THINKS HARDER

Palmerston North, Hamilton, Wellington

30/04/2016 - 03/06/2016

"The thing to catch the conscience of us all..

"Laughter-loaded and gets you thinking..

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HAMLET

Auckland, Wellington, Palmerston North, Hamilton

11/04/2016 - 27/05/2016

"A very articulate production..

"Inspirational work..

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