Disclaimer: the writer of these haikus did not see any of these shows.
We hear from some people about their Fringe experiences, the venues they performed in, the difficulties that challenged them, and what advice they’d give to theatre practitioners thinking of making shows in future festivals.
(How to get involved with Theatre in Wellington as a nervous new kid.)
Regarding historical accuracy, the play was a sham, but that took nothing away from the delightful interplay of the four actors onstage.
It’s not that I didn’t see some amazing works of theatre there, it’s just that Downstage, like so many deceased theatre ventures in New Zealand, had a big hand in digging its own grave.
‘Tis an interactive exploration of the New Zealand bush, with its actors embodying the native critters we so often take for granted.
VUW’s THEA304 students are presenting a series of works titled Growing Pains. Young directors Emma Robinson, Maggie White, Cassandra Tse and Matt Loveranes sat down with Salient.