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We Have Boys at Home

Hamilton

29/05/2024 - 01/06/2024

"Strong actors, a robust script, an intelligent production..

IYKYK

Wellington, Kerikeri, Palmerston North, Hamilton, Auckland, Christchurch

20/07/2023 - 27/03/2024

"Fostering and promoting contemporary dance in Aotearoa..

"Human stories glimpsed in fleeting detail..

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The Manic Monologues

Hamilton

19/09/2023 - 23/09/2023

"Has an important place in stoking conversations about mental health and fostering empathy..

TOMO - 2023

Auckland, Hamilton

02/08/2023 - 19/08/2023

"Cosmic space where death and life have no edges nor beginning and end. ..

"Movement magicians at the heart of things..

OWLS DO CRY

Wellington, Hamilton

26/10/2022 - 13/11/2022

"Bold and clever show draws on Frame novel..

"A dynamic display of theatrical craft that amounts to less than the sum of its parts..

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That Bloody Woman

Hamilton

26/08/2022 - 03/09/2022

"A bloody triumph..

Hui (Pronounced ‘Who-ee’)

Hamilton

29/06/2022 - 01/07/2022

"Short play tackling big issues..

AN OAK TREE

Hamilton

14/06/2022 - 18/06/2022

"Magic trick of metatext falls short..

THE SHERPA & THE BEEKEEPER – Summit on Everest

Hamilton

25/05/2022 - 29/05/2022

"Well-researched work reaches with ambition..

HYSTERICAL

Wellington, Hamilton

05/05/2022 - 03/06/2022

"Intensely personal, yet will speak to many..

"Skilful, accessible celebration of hysteria hits their mark..

JUNIOR

Hamilton

22/09/2021 - 26/09/2021

"A good black comedy with mystery and tonnes of humour..

HEATHERS THE MUSICAL

Hamilton

04/06/2021 - 12/06/2021

"Dark, delicious comedy elevated by stellar leads..

HUSH a Verbatim play about family violence

Hamilton

25/11/2020 - 28/11/2020

"Brilliant, harrowing, tender, hopeful and important..

"Strong performances, engaging material, challenging at times..

SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN PIRATES

Hamilton

30/09/2020 - 04/10/2020

"Bombastic pirates meet bush monsters..

CONSTELLATIONS

Hamilton

05/08/2020 - 08/08/2020

"A kaleidoscope of vignettes..

"Dynamic what-ifs limited by unrelenting pacing..

SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS

Wellington, Hamilton

16/03/2020 - 19/06/2020

"A masterclass of show-don’t-tell..

"Moving, deftly told..

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CHICK’N A BOX

Hamilton

28/02/2020 - 01/03/2020

"Surprising and skilfully staged, rising to a hilarious climax..

OLD, BOLD AND GOING NOWHERE!

Hamilton

27/02/2020 - 29/02/2020

"A lovely ride delivered with guts and gusto..

WILD DOGS UNDER MY SKIRT

Auckland, Wellington, Wanaka, Kerikeri, Nelson, Christchurch, Gisborne, NYC, USA, Hamilton

26/09/2016 - 23/02/2020

"A glorious and passionate production..

"Invigorating ensemble work..

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HINE

Hamilton

20/02/2020 - 21/02/2020

"Engaging ritual, blessing and the everyday world..

DOGFIGHT

Hamilton

29/11/2019 - 14/12/2019

"Stars in the making..

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