Shakespeare in Maori, a countdown to the Globe
THE MAORI TROILUS AND CRESSIDA FUNDRAISING PERFORMANCE This incredibly talented company needs your support to get their cast to the UK in time to open the Cultural Olympiad in London. They are opening the show and having a difficult time getting the putea to get there. Come and be part of an ...Continue Reading...
The Maori Troilus and Cressida launches appeal to go global!
Following the success of sold out Performances in Auckland and Wellington, The Maori Troilus and Cressida is launching an appeal to raise funds to take this spectacular and dynamic adaptation of Shakespeare’s work in Te Reo all the way to The Globe Theatre in London. The show will be performed ...Continue Reading...
Journey to the Globe Appeal, Te Reo Maori & Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
“London 2012 Olympics holds more for Maori than any other Olympics.” The Globe to Globe Festival, presented by Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, London, is the home of the Cultural Olympiad of Theatre. It is an extraordinary event that will present 37 Shakespeare plays in 37 Languages. The ...Continue Reading...
Strange Resting Places – Real New Zealand Festival
Set against the backdrop of war, Strange Resting Places traces the stories and personal experiences of the Maori Battalion in Italy, as celebrated NZ actors Paolo Rotondo (Italian) and Rob Mokaraka (Maori) take audiences on a touching and often humorous tale of comradeship and survival. Five ...Continue Reading...
Witnessing Parihaka (8pm Weds, May 11 – ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre)
Kia ora koutou This panui is to invite you to the performance of Witnessing Parihaka – a new semi-staged orchestral piece that tells of the inspiring stand made by the people of Parihaka in 1881 – led by Te Whiti o Rongomai and Tohu Kakahi. There will also be a public forum on Parihaka – [...]Continue Reading...
Maori and Somali work side by side- held together by kauapa Maori
Wellington arts company Eko is finding a new audience among migrant communities for its kaupapa Maori plays. Crossing Lines is the result of two years of work by more than 400 people involved in the Maori, Somali and artistic communities of South Wellington. Four young actors – two Somali, two ...Continue Reading...
Audition Call: Te Reo Tour 2011
Calling all aspiring performers and actors to audition for this year’s Te Reo Maori Season. If you are … Keen to be involved as a paid performer in making a 40 minute piece of theatre in Te Reo Maori that will tour throughout Aotearoa Fluent in Te Reo Maori 17 years and over Available for [...]Continue Reading...
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