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Company

Dunedin

22/03/2024 - 23/03/2024

"O’Connor instantly has us in thrall..

Butterfly Flutters / January Burns

Dunedin

19/03/2024 - 21/03/2024

"Some effective design elements..

White Men

Dunedin

19/03/2024 - 21/03/2024

"A well-crafted satirical punch at the patriarchy..

The Politician's Wife

Dunedin

15/03/2024 - 17/03/2024

"Actors work together like a well-oiled machine..

Saved

Dunedin

22/06/2023 - 02/07/2023

"Violence essential to impact..

"A play that still has the power to shock..

Cartographies of a Future

Dunedin

25/03/2023 - 26/03/2023

"A multi-media interactive installation work..

DARK RADIO

Wellington, Dunedin

17/02/2023 - 19/03/2023

"Playful Pastiche on Mass-Paranoia in Spy-Thriller..

"Offers a safe space to experience paranoia and contemplate how it erupts and spreads in our world..

Wonderful

Dunedin, Wellington

10/11/2022 - 19/03/2023

"In the grand tradition of Theatre of the Absurd..

"Subtly absurdist perceptive satire full of things to leave us wondering..

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THE WORLD'S FIRST LOVERS

Dunedin, Wellington

07/12/2022 - 17/06/2023

"An otherworldly experience: my body gets it, my brain does not..

"Multi-layered and generous storytelling..

STRUGGLING WITH LENTILS

Dunedin

06/07/2021 - 10/07/2021

"Intriguing, illuminating; something to chew on..

HEART'S DESIRE

Dunedin

05/11/2020 - 07/11/2020

"External tedium contrasted with thrilling internal havoc..

"A witty, satirical gem..

PARTIALLY FURNISHED

Dunedin

22/10/2020 - 24/10/2020

"We’ve all been there..

THE FLICK

Dunedin

04/07/2019 - 20/07/2019

"Significant issues smuggled in under the seemingly innocuous dialogue..

FISSION

Dunedin

26/03/2019 - 30/03/2019

"Light and sound and matter made accessible..

WATCHING PAINT DRY

Hamilton, Dunedin, Wellington

26/10/2017 - 27/09/2108

"Physically interesting, metaphysically flightless..

"Proverbial pastime by no means boring..

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DARK MATTER

Dunedin, Wellington

03/03/2016 - 27/09/2018

"Beautiful, menacing, extraordinary, unique..

"Sculpts darkness as if it were a thing of immense solidity and form..

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Persona

Dunedin

13/09/2018 - 14/09/2018

"Deeply weird..

Up the Duff

Dunedin

16/08/2018 - 17/08/2018

"Laughter with depth..

JEKYLL & HYDE

Wellington, Invercargill, Auckland, Dunedin

19/03/2016 - 11/07/2018

"Fun and pacy with underlying threads of political and social issue commentary..

"A slick, steely production moving mercilessly under the guise of madcap antics..

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FOLD

Dunedin

28/02/2018 - 03/03/2018

"Awfulness brought to life with zest and confidence..

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