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AkeAke Theatre Company entice us to drown…

Trained at Lecoq and Pantheatre in Paris, AkeAke Theatre Company entice us to drown…

Perfect Pool

A New Work with Kakano funding at the NZ Fringe 2003
What: Devised Physical Theatre combining: stilt acro-balance, song, dance.
Where: Shed 6, Wellington Waterfront
When: Friday 21 Feb. – Saturday 1 March, 8pm
Tickets available through Ticketek or at the door
($15 waged, $12 unwaged, $10 Fringe Card Holders, $8 Children)


Perfect Pool is an abandonment into murky depths, dreams and death: exquisite, choreographic theatre of muscled water, bodies of light, and stories from the pools.

Inspired by Ovid’s Echo & Narcissus and fragments of other watery stories, it is a reflection on dreams, drowning, memory and death.

Devised and performed by AkeAke’s co-directors Jessica Sutherland and Rhys Latton.

“The seeds of this creation are in a workshop we did with Pantheatre in Paris 3 years ago. After a year’s workshopping with work-in progress showings, we produced a version for the Dunedin Fringe last year and are reworking a new work for the NZ Fringe,” says Rhys Latton.

“My biggest challenge is the stilt acrobatics,” says Jessica Sutherland, “I wanted to see what I could do on stilts other than walk.”

AkeAke Theatre Company have been Dunedin’s only full time experimental theatre company for the past four years. Trained at Ecole Jacques Lecoq and Pantheatre, Paris, with foundations in dance, yoga and martial arts, directors Jessica Sutherland and Rhys Latton develop work through choreographic improvisation and image. Creators of Dunedin’s famous Midwinter Carnival, AkeAke are celebrated for their stunning outdoor performances at public events and festivals.

Visit AkeAke’s website: www.geocities.com/akeake_theatre

Contact: Rhys Latton at (04) 389 1281 akeake_theatre@yahoo.co.uk

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AkeAke Theatre Company Ph. (0064) (4) 389 1281 Visit our site: http://www.geocities.com/akeake_theatre


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