Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 


French mime Laurent Decol to tour New Zealand

French mime Laurent Decol to tour New Zealand

From the 28th of June until the 14th of July, acclaimed French mime Laurent Decol will be holding workshops and performing during his first ever tour of New Zealand.

A former student of world renowned mime Marcel Marceau, Laurent Decol studied at the Institute for Researching the Actor in Holstebro (Denmark), and was both student and later a Professor at the Marcel Marceau Paris International School of Mimodrama. A multi-talented performer, he is also an actor and the Director of a Theatre company.

Having performed over 2000 times, and held workshops in nearly 100 countries, Laurent Decol is a seasoned professional and a master of his art. His inaugural tour of New Zealand provides an extraordinary opportunity for mime enthusiasts of all ages to not only experience a world-class mime show, but also to participate in workshops with Laurent Decol himself.

CHRISTCHURCHTuesday 1 July – 7pm
“Don’t Breathe a Word”
Waimairi School Hall
Tickets available at af-christchurch.co.nz
PALMERSTON NORTHThursday 3 – Saturday 5 July
Workshops with Laurent Decol for drama students

Sunday 6 July – 7:30pm
Globe Theatre
312 Main Street
Tickets available at www.french.org.nz

AUCKLANDMonday 7 – Friday 11 July 9am - 3pm daily
Workshops with Laurent Decol for kids aged 8 to 14
TAPAC
100 Motions Road
Western Springs
Information and registration at www.alliance-francaise.co.nz

Sunday 13 July – 4pm
Performance at TAPAC
100 Motions Road
Western Springs
Tickets available at www.alliance-francaise.co.nz

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 
Howard Davis: Never Too Old To Rock & Roll - Jethro Tull

As Greil Marcus recently observed in an NYRB review of Robbie Robertson's autobiographical Testimony, in rock and roll there is always an origin story. In the case of Jethro Tull founder Ian Anderson, he claims to have been influenced by his father's big band and jazz record collections and the emergence of rock music in the 1950s, but became disenchanted with the "show biz" style of early US stars like Elvis Presley... More>>

October: Alice Cooper Returns To NZ

It was March 1977 when Alice Cooper undertook his first ever concert tour of New Zealand – and broke attendance records. 40 years on and this revered entertainer continues to surprise and exude danger at every turn, thrilling audiences globally! More>>

ALSO:

Howard Davis Review: The Contemporary Relevance Of Denial

Denial has all the hallmarks of a riveting courtroom drama. Based on a 1996 British libel case that author David Irving brought against Lipstadt, the movie has been criticized as flat and stagey, but it nonetheless conveys a visceral clarity of vision and sense of overwhelming urgency. More>>

Obituary: John Clarke Dies Aged 68

Andrew Little: “I grew up with Fred Dagg and I am devastated by John Clarke’s death. He taught us to laugh at ourselves and more importantly laugh at our politicians.” More>>

ALSO:

Howard Davis: Colin McCahon's 'on Going Out With The Tide'

Curated by Wystan Curnow and Robert Leonard, On Going Out with the Tide features major works that have been assembled from public and private collections across New Zealand and Australia. It focusses on McCahon’s evolving engagement with Māori subjects and themes, ranging from early treatments of koru imagery to later history paintings which refer to Māori prophets and investigate land-rights issues. More>>

Howard Davis: Rodger Fox Gets Out The Funk

By now a living New Zealand legend, band leader and trombonist Rodger Fox has performed with some of the biggest names in the jazz business, including Louie Bellson, Bill Reichenbach, Chuck Findley, Randy Crawford, Bobby Shew, Lanny Morgan, Bruce Paulson, Diane Schuur, Arturo Sandoval, David Clayton-Thomas, and Joe Williams, to name only a few. More>>

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Culture
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news