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 […]
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 […]
It’s 1415: King Henry V of England makes a grab for France. His cousin, French King Charles VI, sitzkriegs. Henry and his army capture the French port city of Harfleur. Winter’s looming, Henry’s army is sick and hungry, and everyone just wants to go home. The French King has other ideas, and blockades their escape. […]
Massey University theatre and media students have been using their creative talents for social good by exploring new ways to communicate with people who have dementia, as well as helping others to better understand the condition. Students at Massey’s Auckland campus have developed short films, music videos and a theatre performance in partnership with a […]
This audaciously inventive and interactive show, titled ‘For your Future Guidance’, was nominated for Most Original at NZ Fringe, and runner-up for Fringe of Fringe in Auckland. Reviewers have said it shows Binge’s “commitment to creating daring, unpredictable performances that challenge conventional distinctions between ‘real’ and ‘staged’ performance”. Binge Culture Collective have been described as […]
From Gothic and horror fiction to e-waste and the grand successes of The Naturalist, it’s been another very busy month for EMS research and scholarship – check out our news in this latest Research Roundup! • Dr Erin Mercer co-edited a special issue of M/C – A Journal of Media and Culture on the Gothic, […]
‘Enthusiastic, talented people: Fifty years of drama at Massey University’: so runs the title of an article just published by Lucy Marsden about the rich and innovative tradition of theatre at Massey University. Marsden writes: “drama has been very popular at Massey; since the 1960s hundreds of Massey staff and students have collaborated with others … to stage a wide variety […]
On 31st August, students in the expressive arts 139.303 Modern Drama paper coordinated by Associate Professor Angie Farrow took part in a series of devised performances influenced by texts from Ibsen, Brecht and more. The performances were held at the Black Sheep Theatre on Massey’s Manawatu Campus.