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Congratulations Alice on Weta win!

A huge well done to Bachelor of Communication (Expressive Arts) student Alice Guerin for taking out a coveted Weta Digital prize for her documentary film about overfishing. Alice has won an Outlook for Someday award – a sustainability film competition open to young people under 25. Alice has always had a passion for the environment […]

Samuel Williams and Hamish Boyle in JustUs

Youth Justice Play Sparks Debate

Youth justice has been put under the spotlight in a new stage show by a group of Massey University Creativity in the Community students at Wellington campus. The production comes at a time when the Government is considering whether or not to raise the age of New Zealand’s Youth Court jurisdiction, and has sparked lively debate. […]

JustUs takes justice to the stage

Audience members have described the premiere of JustUs, a new verbatim theatre work created by Massey University Creativity in the Community students as “powerful” and “fantastic”. The original work, which was developed in collaboration with JustSpeak, a youth-led justice advocacy charity, was staged for the first time in Wellington today (June 1), and will return for two […]

Creative Activism for Highschool Students

Inspired by our innovative Expressive Arts curriculum and its focus on ‘performing the change you want to see’, Massey University College of Humanities & Social Sciences and the New Zealand Centre for Global Studies are proud to present #create1world, the first Creative Activism & Global Citizenship initiative in New Zealand. This conference, competition and think-tank for […]

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 […]

Waves online programme

                Below you will find the full programme for Waves: Climate Change Theatre Action Theatre Lab, 5D14, Massey University Wellington Campus, Wellington, 1pm November 1. (Waves is a paperless event, and so we have posted the programme here, and will provide free wifi to the audience.)  For more information […]

Creativity in the Community Returns in 2016

Expressive Arts staff are delighted with the success of the new and innovative creative activism paper, 139.333 Creativity in the Community, and proud to announce that it will be offered again at both Wellington and Auckland campuses in 2016. Launched in 2015, the paper generated three groundbreaking and diverse student projects in its first year.  Staff are […]

Waves: Climate Change Theatre Action

Join us for Waves, a provocative afternoon of short plays by international and local playwrights, spoken word poetry, and readings from the finalists in our Expressive Arts Club Climate Change Creative Writing Awards.           Waves is our contribution to Climate Change Theatre Action (#‎ClimateChangeTheatreAction‬), a series of worldwide readings and performances […]

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