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Angela graduated in Visual Arts and studied poetry at the university of Otago before working as a biographer with the Nelson Hospice. During three recent years in Europe she became fluent in Italian and worked as an ESOL tutor. Her poems have appeared in Landfall, Best NZ Poems and Blackmail Press. Angela is a current recipient of the 2020 NZSA Complete Manuscript Assessment for her first novel, The Myth of Above-Water.

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Wahine Mātātoa: the (mostly) true story of Erihāpeti Pātahi

Dunedin

21/06/2024 - 23/06/2024

"Comedy protects audience from our painful history of (ongoing) colonisation and sexism..

"Beautifully encapsulates the binding power of whakapapa to connect us through time..

Queer Deportment

Dunedin

20/04/2024 - 20/04/2024

"An ordinary morning turns into a queer festival..

Our Jurisdiction

Auckland, Dunedin

19/09/2023 - 18/03/2024

"Tilting side to side like sailboats..

"Holds time hostage; a distortion reiterated in movement..

Rojos

Global

14/03/2024 - 24/03/2024

"The stage becomes a forest...

The Veiled Isle

Dunedin

25/06/2022 - 25/06/2022

"Surreal and Original..

THE MOUSETRAP

Dunedin

19/05/2022 - 28/05/2022

"Cast Delivers Twists, Intrigue in Christie’s Classic Whodunit..

"The Secret Lives On..

THE PINK HAMMER

Dunedin

02/12/2021 - 11/12/2021

"Confident hands guide a funny, absorbing tale..

"Undemanding, highly entertaining NZ comedy..

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Dance Danced Dancing 2021

Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington, Hastings

29/07/2021 - 17/08/2021

"It is a suspensive sculptural experience...

"Stripping back of the so-called real and metaphoric smoke and mirrors...

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SIMPLE ACTS OF MALICE

Dunedin

14/04/2021 - 17/04/2021

"Difficult material delivered with boundless malevolent energy..

Duo

Dunedin

27/03/2021 - 28/03/2021

"The Exquisite Dance of Distance Relationships..

This Piece Won't Change the World

Dunedin

18/03/2021 - 20/03/2021

"A Zesty Duet, with the House Lights On..

ALADDIN The Pantomime

Dunedin

03/12/2020 - 13/12/2020

"Madcap, wondrous, sumptuous, kindly and vivid..

SGCNZ’s e-National University of Otago Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival 2020

Global

08/11/2020 - 31/01/2021

"Scenes from The Tempest | Julius Caesar..

"Scenes from Twelfth Night | Much Ado About Nothing..

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HEART'S DESIRE

Dunedin

05/11/2020 - 07/11/2020

"External tedium contrasted with thrilling internal havoc..

"A witty, satirical gem..

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