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Create1World 2018 – Auckland Afternoon Workshop Options

Create1World 2018 – Auckland Afternoon Workshop Options Please select one of the workshop options below by clicking on the link below its description.  Please note, workshops have size limits – if your preferred workshop is full, you will need to return to this page and select another option by clicking a different link. If you […]

Wellington Create1World Workshops

Create1World 2018 – Wellington Afternoon Workshop Options If you are attending Create1World Wellington, you will be aware that after we have enjoyed our amazing panel, and seen the youth finalists, you get to be hands-on yourself in afternoon workshops.  To ensure you don’t miss out, please pre-select one of the workshop options below by clicking […]

Short film fulfils a life-long dream

“Never underestimate your ability to live your passion,” says Massey University media studies graduate Adelaide McDougall, who has just written and directed her first short film, Virgo. Narrating a day in the life of a young architect, Andy, who is striving to forge her path through a male-dominated world, Virgo highlights the gendered micro-aggressions Andy […]

Create1World Flyer

Want some Create1World 2018 info to put up on your class noticeboard? Here’s our latest flyer.  Click here  Create1World 2018 Flyer PDF  for a PDF for you to download!

Our contribution to New Zealand Theatre Month

Kei te hiahia koe ki te tuhituhi? Are you interested in playwriting? In honour of New Zealand Theatre Month, we’ve put together some short playwriting podcasts, with tips and examples from a few of our many award winning playwriting staff and graduates. Click here to go through to our Playwriting Podcasts page – and  find out […]

Create1World 2018

Create1World 2018 Nau mai, haere mai. Welcome to the Create1World Competition and Conference information pages – Join us to create one world through expressive arts and creativity! Hono atu ki te whakataetae Create1World.  Mahi tahi mo te rangimarie. Massey University invites high school students in years 9-13 to enter the 2018 Create1World competition, and/or to join […]

Massey drama students explore free speech and control in play

The importance of speaking out and the pervasive effect of keeping silent transcends the ages in a play being staged in Palmerston North. Massey University students will tap into Greek mythology and the #metoo movement for their production, The Love of the Nightingale. The 1988 play by Timberlake Wertenbaker is based on the Greek myth of Philomele, who was raped […]

Summer Shakepeare brings ‘The Comedy of Errors’ to the Esplande, Palmerston North

Summer Shakespeare director Peter Hambleton has presented the Bard in Palmerston North before. In 2009 he directed Summer Shakespeare’s All’s Well That Ends Well on the car park in front of the Esplanade Scenic Railway station, incorporating the miniature trains as part of the action. For this year’s The Comedy of Errors, which opens in the Esplanade Rose Gardens on Thursday, Hambleton […]

Inmates explore morals in Greek theatre

Inmates performed an abridged version of an Ancient Greek play, using puppets. Is pride the ultimate crime? It is a big moral question that a group of inmates at Auckland Prison explored when they performed an Ancient Greek play using puppets, in a partnership between the prison and Massey University. The project involved seven inmates […]

Still Waving Climate Change Creative Writing Competition: Read the Winning Entries

We are delighted to have the authors’ permission to publish all the Still Waving Climate Change Creative Writing Competition shortlisted and winning entries. Congratulations to everyone who entered: the standard was uniformly high, and we were sorry we only had three prizes to award. Selecting just three was a challenge as there were so many fantastic pieces, […]

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