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All your thesp-y knowledge needs sated by our resident actor and theatre connoisseur Alice Canton.

Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton & Kalyani Nagarajan: June 15, 2021

Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton & Kalyani Nagarajan: June 15, 2021 Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton & Kalyani Nagarajan: June 15, 2021, 17.79 MB
Tue 15 Jun 2021

Alice is here with special guest Kalyani Nagarajan chatting about her show, 'Inhospitable.' Catch it this week at Basement Theatre, along with some other thespian goodness. Whakarongo mai! 

Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton & Jacob Rajan: June 8, 2021

Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton & Jacob Rajan: June 8, 2021 Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton & Jacob Rajan: June 8, 2021, 22.55 MB
Tue 8 Jun 2021

Today Alice is joined in studio by one of the theatre world's finest, Jacob Rajan, to talk about Indian Ink Theatre Company's dazzling new show, Paradise or the Impermanence of Ice Cream. Opening in Tāmaki Makaurau tomorrow night after a sold out season in Pōneke, it's definitely not one you want to miss. Whakarongo mai nei to hear all about it.

Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton: June 1, 2021

Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton: June 1, 2021 Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton: June 1, 2021, 12.94 MB
Tue 1 Jun 2021

Alice is here talking about what happens when the poetry and theatre worlds collide. She also reckons you should check out Dominic Hoey's new show at Basement, 45 Cents An Hour. Whakarongo mai! 

Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton: May 25, 2021

Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton: May 25, 2021 Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton: May 25, 2021, 15.49 MB
Tue 25 May 2021

Alice is here satisfying all your theatre needs. I tēnei wiki she wraps up the NZ International Comedy Festival and gives us some sweet recs for the upcoming weeks (after all the thespians have nursed their Comedy Fest hangovers). Whakarongo mai! 

Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton, James Roque, & Eli Matthewson: May 18, 2021

Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton, James Roque, & Eli Matthewson: May 18, 2021 Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton, James Roque, & Eli Matthewson: May 18, 2021, 17.01 MB
Tue 18 May 2021

Alice is here for Stage Direction and she's brought some hilarious special guests, James Roque and Eli Mathewson! James' show Boy Mestizo: The Return, and Eli's show Daddy-Short-Legs are both on this week as part of the NZ International Comedy Festival! Whakarongo mai to hear all about it and some general funny chaos vibes. 

Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton: May 11, 2021

Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton: May 11, 2021 Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton: May 11, 2021, 15.51 MB
Tue 11 May 2021

Alice is talking theatre and joining her in studio i tēnei rā are some of the minds behind Into The Bush - Monty Montgomery and Ania Upstill! Whakarongo mai nei to hear all about their upcoming show and what's happening in the theatre world. 

Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton: April 27, 2021

Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton: April 27, 2021 Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton: April 27, 2021, 12.83 MB
Tue 27 Apr 2021

I tēnei ata kei te kaiarahi tapere, Alice pops into studio with a whirlwind introduction on how to navigate the upcoming NZ International Comedy Festival. Whakarongo mai! 

Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton, Xana Tang and Zak Enayat: April 20, 2021

Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton, Xana Tang and Zak Enayat: April 20, 2021 Stage Direction w/ Alice Canton, Xana Tang and Zak Enayat: April 20, 2021, 14.59 MB
Tue 20 Apr 2021

Stage Direction is back, and the mighty Alice Canton is taking the reigns! Whakarongo mai nei to hear her conversation with Xana Tang and Zak Enayat, two of the cast members of Single Asian Female which opens next week at the ASB Waterfront Theatre. 

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen-Cumming: March 2, 2021

Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen-Cumming: March 2, 2021 Stage Direction w/ Zoë Larsen-Cumming: March 2, 2021, 10.27 MB
Tue 2 Mar 2021

Level 3 might have out pause on irl theatre (shakes fist at Covid) but Zoë's got some hot tips for some cool stuff to check out from the comfort of your couch. For local lovers you can tune in to Poetry and Pyjamas this thursday via zoom to hear 20 poets from Aotearoa do their thing, or you could take a trip to London via the National Theatre at Home's archives to watch many a celeb tread the boards.

Stage Direction w/ Victoria Abbott & Renaye Tamati: February 23, 2021

Stage Direction w/ Victoria Abbott & Renaye Tamati: February 23, 2021 Stage Direction w/ Victoria Abbott & Renaye Tamati: February 23, 2021, 12.26 MB
Tue 23 Feb 2021

Victoria Abbott, the Director of Contractions, and Renaye Tamati, who is playing The Manager, pop into the studio to talk about their upcoming show. Original written by Mike Bartlett, the show depicts the unravelling of an employment contract and the lengths women are forced to go to pay the rent and care for their loved ones.