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GURU OF CHAI

Auckland & Wellington, Wellington, Nelson, Hamilton, New Plymouth, Wanaka, Auckland, NYC, USA, Christchurch, Raumati

11/02/2010 - 11/08/2024

"Polished expertise, inimitable direction, 'a wonder in spades'...

"A gripping experience..

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TRYGVE WAKENSHAW - NAUTILUS

Auckland, New Plymouth

28/04/2015 - 09/06/2024

"A madcap, brilliant, fabulously funny, hilariously naughty tonic..

"Engaging, challenging and at times confronting..

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DIRTY WORK - An Ode to Joy

Auckland, Nelson, Christchurch, Wellington, Tauranga, Hamilton, New Plymouth

16/06/2023 - 25/05/2024

"Joy is at the heart of this feel-good comedy and important social critique..

"Sisyphus myth hits home hard yet something doesn’t quite land..

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Michael Jackson HIStory Show

New Plymouth, Hastings

28/02/2024 - 29/02/2024

"A lot of love..

"Act of redemption for the legacy..

Skin Hunger - Solo

Hastings, Auckland, New Plymouth

27/10/2023 - 15/06/2024

"‘Skin Hunger-Solo’, seen through a new lens, should be on your ‘must-see’ list. It's great work!..

"A captivating show of contrasts ... sadness to laughter ... grief to desire .....

UPU

Wellington, Gisborne, New Plymouth, Hastings

16/06/2021 - 28/10/2023

"A spectacular showcase for Oceanic talents, voices and perspectives..

"A powerful, emotional, humorous, joyful, beautiful and potent celebration..

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Aro

New Plymouth

13/10/2023 - 13/10/2023

"Songs and stories buzz with love, passion, wisdom and life..

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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CONTENTEDNESS/EQUILIBRIUM - A DOUBLE DANCE BILL

New Plymouth

07/10/2023 - 07/10/2023

"Young women move with precision and elegance..

MOKOMOKO

Wellington, Global, New Plymouth

10/05/2022 - 07/10/2023

"Beautifully disturbing, a wero laid down, a journey of self discovery..

"Perhaps it needs a rejuggle to make sense of the struggle..

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HALF OF THE SKY

Global, New Plymouth, Rotorua, Auckland

20/10/2022 - 12/09/2023

"Fantastic writing, great direction, superb acting..

"A treat to be gifted such simple yet stunning storytelling..

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