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WINK by Jen Silverman

Auckland

11/06/2024 - 15/06/2024

"Silverman’s 'Wink' executes on the philosophy of theatre as psycho-drama as though it were a manifesto ..

Only the Stars Know Where I've Been

Auckland

05/03/2024 - 09/03/2024

"Strange imaginings, otherworldly atmosphere..

The Butterfly Who Flew Into The Rave

Auckland, Wellington

20/02/2024 - 09/03/2024

"Marvellous simulation of a vigorous, volatile transcendent rave..

"Entirely cohesive, outstanding work..

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LOVE/LOVE/LOVE/LOVE/LOVE 2023

Auckland

07/11/2023 - 11/11/2023

"Medicine for the Heart..

Bunga's Paradise

Auckland

26/09/2023 - 30/09/2023

"Beautifully articulated weaving of movement, song, theatre and audience interaction..

"Centering Tongan culture and values within a well known narrative of the ‘migrant dream’ in Aotearoa ..

The Tempestuous

Auckland, Hamilton, Palmerston North

13/06/2023 - 21/04/2024

"Phenomenal energy, vivacity, versatility, inventiveness and humour..

"Wonderful word wrangling and expert audience interaction..

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CLAS 103: Greek Mythology

Auckland

06/06/2023 - 10/06/2023

"Has certain raw and immediate qualities ... Amazing..

STANDARD ACTS

Auckland, Wellington

18/02/2021 - 13/03/2021

"Classic Drama with Bubbles..

"For Women to wrestle with…..

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Let Them Eat Cake - Soliloquy in Sweat

Auckland

23/02/2021 - 27/02/2021

"Fringe shows can produce beauties...

OUR MODERN EARTH (Is A F*cking Mess)

Auckland

20/10/2020 - 24/10/2020

"Our Current Moment..

"Dense, multi-disciplinary, multi-media experience somehow reassuring..

HEATWAVE

Auckland

13/10/2020 - 17/10/2020

"Take Action..

"A shame it’s still necessary now, let alone in 2030..

FACELESS HAIR CRY

Auckland

03/03/2020 - 07/03/2020

"Body caught in flux..

"An investigative journey of transformative femininity..

Manifesto of a Good Cripple

Auckland

29/10/2019 - 31/10/2019

"Happenstance and reverie..

"Reframing a dancing life..

SANTA CLAUS

Wellington, Auckland

01/12/2017 - 15/12/2018

"The retrospective backwash dilutes the entertainment value..

"Ho Ho No..

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