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Archive for November, 2015

Staging a Cause

Elspeth Tilley does the little things that many do on the homefront to protect the planet, from recycling and marching against climate change to encouraging her family to walk and take public transport. On a global scale, though, the Massey University theatre and arts lecturer knows that many are tired of being bombarded with information […]

NUTS NZ Issue 8

Editorial Welcome to the eighth 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. The meeting of the NZ Universities Committee for Theatre/Performance Research was held at University of Auckland on  Monday 9 November […]

Expressive Arts Club Winning Film!

This is the Expressive Arts Club video that won the MAWSCA a few weeks ago! Beautiful work Olie and Ruth! (Please note, made for educational purposes only.)

2015 LitCrawl – Wellington

Check out LitCrawl in Wellington this weekend, Saturday 14 November. 15 Events, Countless Readers. Bryan Walpert is on a ‘Scientia [knowledge]’ panel : 7.15pm Arty Bees, 106 Manners Street. Ingrid Horrocks is reading in a competing slot on ‘Real Life’ : 7. 15pm Concerned Citizens Collective, 17 Tory St. Then Bryan will be on for […]

Congrats to Angie

Big congratulations to Angie Farrow, whose full-length play ‘Despatch’ has just been published with Steele Roberts Publishers NZ. Despatch examines the relationship between responsibility and issues of global importance by focusing on an international war correspondent who covers the events of a genocide. The action follows Hannah Danson, an ambitious Kiwi journalist obsessed with pursuing […]

Arbor Day Competition Winner

Warm congratulations to Megan Stace-Davies, School of English and Media Studies tutor at Manawatu, on winning Massey University’s Arbor Day Writing Competition. Megan’s entry was a story about rescuing a cherry tree that was repeatedly attacked by vandals.  It was commended by the judges for its “emotional power” and the “crystal-clear way she expressed this”. See: http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/about-massey/news/article.cfm?mnarticle_uuid=BD055051-AE39-CD6B-6C92-D66B6C8148B9

More Creative Works from Waves

Last but not least in our series of posts of creative works from Waves: Climate Change Theatre Action Aotearoa (#climatechangetheatreaction), we bring you all in one place the links to the three finalists’ poems from the Expressive Arts Club Climate Change Creative Writing Competition. The Expressive Arts Club is a large and vibrant student club […]

Melting Clocks: Poem from Waves

In the second installment of our creative work posts from Waves: Climate Change Theatre Action Aotearoa (#climatechangetheatreaction), we bring you ‘Melting Clocks’ by Braidicea Warriner.  This poem was Highly Commended in the Expressive Arts Club Climate Change Creative Writing Competition 2015. Braidicea Warriner recently completed a Bachelor of Arts where she developed a passion for […]

Creative Works from Waves

If you couldn’t make it to Waves, our fantastic #climatechangetheatreaction event recently, or you were there, loved it and would like to relive those magic moments, we’ll be posting some of the creative writing work here for your reading pleasure.  So no more fear of missing out! First up, we’re posting Phil Braithwaite’s moving monologue […]

New Postgraduate Paper in Theatre for Innovation

The School of English & Media Studies is launching a new postgraduate communication paper in 2016. The paper, 139.764 Theatre for Innovation and Communication, is available to students in both the Master of Communication and Bachelor of Communication Honours programmes. It is an internal, second-semester paper offered at Wellington, and is timetabled on a Tuesday […]

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