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Archive for May, 2015

Do People Dance When They’re Married? – Auckland Performances

Do People Dance When They’re Married? A selection of plays by Massey lecturer and playwright Angie Farrow will be performed from 28 – 31 May in Auckland. With a distinctive theatrical style that combines absurdity with lyricism, these short works each explore the themes of intimate relationships and lives left un-lived. 28 – 31 May […]

Competition Winner – Janet Newman

Master of Creative Writing student, Janet Newman, has won first place in the Page & Blackmore Short Story Competition, run by the Top of the South branch of the New Zealand Society of Authors.  Judge Ted Dawe, commended Janet’s short story “Like Light” for its seamless transition of narration and quality of writing.  Congratulations, Janet! […]

Script writer shares art of page-to-screen

Aspiring film scriptwriters will have a chance to hear how to get an idea off the page and onto the screen at a special seminar with scriptwriter Dr Matthew Harris. Dr Harris, a tutor in the School of English and Media Studies at the Auckland campus, is presenting two of his short films in the […]

NUTS NZ Issue #6

Editorial Welcome to the sixth edition of NUTS NZ – the Newsletter for University Theatre Studies New Zealand. The purpose of the newsletter is to help us communicate more effectively as a community of scholars interested in Theatre and Performance. We have an interesting selection of stories and news items for you in this mid-year issue of of the newsletter for 2015. […]

Arts Out Loud – Albany Campus

From Page to Screen A presentation by scriptwriter Dr Matthew Harris and the screening of two films, Snooze Time (2014), and 43000 Feet (2012). Dr Harris will be talking about the genesis of the ideas for the films, the writing and revision process of the scripts, and elements of the production that bear on the […]

Hippocrates Prize Commendation for Massey PhD Candidate

Congratulations go to Johanna Emeney, a PhD candidate in the School, who has had a poem selected as “commended” in the prestigious UK-based Hippocrates Prize for Poetry and Medicine.  The poem, “And then it spreads“, is from her creative/critical thesis, which is focused on medical poetry.  Further details can be found at: http://hippocrates-poetry.org/hippocrates-prize/2015-hippocrates-prize-for/.

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