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FAB BEASTS

Wellington

11/03/2021 - 05/11/2022

"Potential untapped..

"Fresh, original and entertaining..

THE SHIT KID

Wellington, Dunedin

22/02/2022 - 17/09/2022

"Sharni’s tale recreated with a wonderfully variegated physicality and fluent vocal delivery..

"A cheerful, cheeky show with a distinctly Kiwi flavour..

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O Le Pa'a Ma Ona Vae

Wellington

16/06/2021 - 17/06/2021

"Powerful cast of movers..

RANSOM

Wellington

01/11/2019 - 16/11/2019

"Values Held Hostage..

"Enrols us in a timely enquiry into the nature of contemporary politics..

THE EXCITING BATTLE BETWEEN A GOODIE AND A BADDIE THAT ALMOST ENDS BADLY BUT ENDS HAPPILY

Wellington

16/10/2019 - 17/10/2019

"BATS Bar foyer fun / Managed with casual aplomb..

WINDIGO

Wellington

12/06/2019 - 15/06/2019

"Difficult to forget..

NZ IMPROV FESTIVAL 2017 Day #2

Wellington

18/10/2017 - 18/10/2017

"Brave format requires special skills..

"Funny, interesting, dynamic, lovely..

NZ IMPROV FESTIVAL 2017 Day #1

Wellington

17/10/2017 - 17/10/2017

"A momentous start..

PAYING FOR IT An Insider's Guide to the New Zealand Sex Industry Volume II

Wellington

10/10/2017 - 14/10/2017

"An entertaining, moving and educative experience..

Jon Bennett: MY DAD’s DEATHS

Wellington

26/02/2017 - 12/04/2017

"He knows his craft..

"Revels in celebrating differences..

JON BENNETT - Pretending Things Are A Cock

Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch

25/04/2015 - 11/04/2017

"Exuberant ‘art odyssey’..

"Solid, sustained, satisfying …..

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DIDO AND AENEAS Recomposed

Wellington

30/03/2017 - 13/04/2017

"A very un-opera-like opera..

"Totally memorable..

FRED IS COLD

Wellington

25/10/2016 - 29/10/2016

"Memorable production elements but leaves many questions unanswered..

THE CIRCLE OF SOUND AND STORY

Wellington

08/10/2016 - 08/10/2016

"Complicity in the desire to risk increases complexity..

GRAB BAG

Wellington

06/10/2016 - 06/10/2016

"Calm and entertaining riffing..

KIDDIE TIME!

Wellington

07/10/2016 - 07/10/2016

"A fun and loose late-night trip..

DEATH COMES TO US ALL

Wellington

07/10/2016 - 07/10/2016

"An ingenious premise skilfully developed..

THE MUSEUM OF BROKEN RELATIONSHIPS

Wellington

06/10/2016 - 06/10/2016

"Hilarious, honest and beautifully crafted..

...IN BED

Wellington

05/10/2016 - 05/10/2016

"Fun, ridiculous and an experimental success..

THIS ONE TIME

Wellington

04/10/2016 - 08/10/2016

"A breath-taking, giddying display of mastery..

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