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All your thesp-y knowledge needs sated by our resident theatre writer and dramaturg Zoë Larsen Cumming.

Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton: September 14, 2021

Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton: September 14, 2021 Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton: September 14, 2021, 19.59 MB
Tue 14 Sep 2021

Alice phones up for chat about Te Pou Theatre's 2021 Kōanga Festival. Whakarongo mai! 

Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton: September 7, 2021

Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton: September 7, 2021 Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton: September 7, 2021, 21.14 MB
Tue 7 Sep 2021

Alice is on the line with some hot online theatre recs. This week she reckons check out Performance Space's Festival of Experimental Art and the Melbourne Fringe Fest! Whakarongo mai to hear all about it. 

Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton: August 31, 2021

Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton: August 31, 2021 Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton: August 31, 2021, 20.03 MB
Tue 31 Aug 2021

Alice is on the line chatting to us about what's going on in the thespian world, and the highs and lows of digital theatre. She also reckons check out A Thousand Ways - a good example of how theatre can be adapted to virtual spaces. Whakarongo mai! 

Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton: August 24, 2021

Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton: August 24, 2021 Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton: August 24, 2021, 18.73 MB
Tue 24 Aug 2021

Alice in on the line with some online theatre tips for your lockdown (shout out Scotty Cotter's MAURI TAU) and some good discussions about how our arts industries should evolve in times of crisis. Whakarongo mai! 

Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton & Julia Croft: August 17, 2021

Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton & Julia Croft: August 17, 2021 Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton & Julia Croft: August 17, 2021, 17.04 MB
Tue 17 Aug 2021

Today Alice is joined by award-winning theatre extraordinaire, Julia Croft, to chat about her upcoming performance work, TERRAPOLIS at Q Theatre. Whakarongo mai! 

Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton: August 10, 2021

Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton: August 10, 2021 Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton: August 10, 2021, 15.28 MB
Tue 10 Aug 2021

Alice is here letting us know what's good in theatre. Today she chats to us about Talia Pua's play Pork and Poll Taxes, opening tonight at the Herald Theatre, Aotea Centre, at 7:00pm. Whakarongo mai! 

Stage Direction w/ Rose Philpott: August 3, 2021

Stage Direction w/ Rose Philpott: August 3, 2021 Stage Direction w/ Rose Philpott: August 3, 2021, 14.75 MB
Tue 3 Aug 2021

Today on Stage Direction Rose Philpott comes into the studio to chat about a new contemporary dance piece, Inflated Rebel, on next week at Q Loft. Whakarongo mai! 

Stage Direction w/ Bryony Skillington & Carla Newton: July 27, 2021

Stage Direction w/ Bryony Skillington & Carla Newton: July 27, 2021 Stage Direction w/ Bryony Skillington & Carla Newton: July 27, 2021, 19.55 MB
Tue 27 Jul 2021

Today on Stage Direction two of the Fleshies 2.0 crew, Bryony Skillington and Carla Newton, come up to chat about the show - on now at Basement Theatre as part of the ATC's Here & Now Festival. Whakarongo mai! 
 

Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton, Sherry Zhang, & Ruby Payne: July 20, 2021

Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton, Sherry Zhang, & Ruby Payne: July 20, 2021 Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton, Sherry Zhang, & Ruby Payne: July 20, 2021, 17.05 MB
Tue 20 Jul 2021

Today Alice is joined by some of the team from Yang/Young/杨, Sherry Zhang and Ruby Payne! Opening on Friday at Basement Theatre, it's definitely not one to miss. Whakarongo mai to hear about the show and what ATC's 2021 Here & Now Festival has in store. 

Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton: July 13, 2021

Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton: July 13, 2021 Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton: July 13, 2021, 12.95 MB
Tue 13 Jul 2021

Alice is here letting us know what's good in theatre. Today she gives us a run down on Ahi Karunaharan's The Mourning After. Definitely one to check out if you can. Whakarongo mai!