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Weredingo

Auckland

06/06/2024 - 07/06/2024

"The ground is alive with ceremony..

Eli Matthewson - Night Terror

Wellington, Auckland

10/05/2024 - 18/05/2024

"More definite content and a director to pace and edit will make this good show even better...

SCATTERGUN: After the Death of Rūaumoko

Auckland, Nelson

28/07/2022 - 04/05/2024

"The audience shout accolades, rising and roaring “Bravo, bravo”...

"A Shakespeare for all New Zealand..

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Double Goer

Nelson, Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch

24/10/2023 - 27/04/2024

" Unravelling the power of the feminine..

"Brave and confronting and traumatizing...

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The Sun and The Wind

Tauranga, Auckland

28/07/2023 - 24/03/2024

"Perfect performances enable audiences to consider the effects of intergenerational trauma..

"Inspired writing, great performances, and totally committed storytelling..

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I Don't Wanna Dance Alone

Auckland

15/03/2024 - 17/03/2024

"Ideas of community, Asian togetherness,..

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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REDUNDANT - JESS KARAMJEET

Auckland

16/02/2024 - 17/02/2024

"A fabulously queer evening, deliciously sexy, and outrageously hilarious..

DANCE DANCED DANCING 2024

Auckland

13/02/2024 - 17/02/2024

"About form, shape, and process..

H.R. The Musical

Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington

01/02/2024 - 22/05/2024

"Every song and scene is immaculately written, rehearsed and delivered..

"Riotous send-up of corporate culture...

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Skin Hunger - Solo

Hastings, Auckland, New Plymouth

27/10/2023 - 15/06/2024

"A cathartic experience of self-expression, self-exploration and self-forgiveness..

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

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WAITING

Wellington, Auckland

28/06/2022 - 30/09/2023

"The perfect marriage of script, actor, and production. Physical theatre at its best...

"A spellbinding hour of poetic, physical, metaphysical, existential and practical performative excellence..

ÉMILIE

Auckland

19/09/2023 - 23/09/2023

"A sweet, delightful, funny and expertly crafted tribute..

Moe Miti

Auckland

22/08/2023 - 27/08/2023

"An absolutely wonderful work that deserves the opportunity of a longer season..

ALIEN

Auckland

04/05/2023 - 05/05/2023

"Confronts the veritable reality of what it is to be a body, in the here and now, collectively, on our…..

The Wild

Auckland

19/04/2023 - 23/04/2023

"It’s childlike, but not childish; it is smart but not tacky..

WAITING FOR WAITING FOR GODOT

Auckland, Gisborne, Palmerston North, Wellington

30/03/2023 - 02/12/2023

"The art of Waiting for Godot..

"Profoundly entertaining. Don’t wait, book now...

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SUGUNG-GA The Other Side of The World

Auckland

25/03/2023 - 25/03/2023

"Skilful, satirical, subtle and refined puppetry with a sophisticated live cello soundtrack..

SKIN HUNGER

Auckland

07/02/2023 - 10/02/2023

"A story for all of us performed by artists with the gift of sublime comic timing and a deep understanding…..

Kiko - Body Island; Atamira Dance Company

Auckland

30/09/2022 - 01/10/2022

"Creatures riding an evolutionary coil..

KAHA – Triple Boost

Auckland

07/07/2022 - 09/07/2022

"He tangata, he tangata, he tangata – a testament to the kaupapa of Atamira Dance Company..

Inflated Rebel

Auckland

11/08/2021 - 15/08/2021

"A sensuous, seamless structure of vignettes..

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