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

 

PlayShop Presents Playground

1st October 2014
MEDIA RELEASE
For immediate release

Playground
Wellington's High School Improvisers Take to the Stage.

PlayShop is proud to present the first ever Playground, an improvised show featuring young people from all over Wellington!

After participating in PlayShop’s Improvisation in High Schools program, these brave young improvisers are ready to hit the stage. Playground will bring students from all over Wellington together, playing improv games and vying to create the best scene of the night. Witness the challenge, the hilarity and the joy of live improvisation while supporting the next generation of performers.

Playground is about celebrating the work of the students involved with their teachers, friends and family, but it is also for the Wellington Improvisation community to celebrate the growing youth community.

PlayShop's youth improvisation community started in 2014 and offers training and mentorship to young performers and improvisers in Wellington. We are currently working in seven Wellington high schools, and have worked with over 100 secondary school students.

PlayShop constitutes a new generation of Wellington improvisers, all with a vested interest in theatre. We believe the skills and philosophies of improvisation can be used to create exciting, risky, accessible theatre of all types.

Playground is on the 19th October at Studio 77, 77 Fairlie Terrace, Victoria University of Wellington.
Start time: 5pm, 90 minute show.
Tickets: $5 entry per person, door sales only.

Playground and The Improv in High Schools program is completely free to participating schools and students thanks to support from Wellington City Council and Victoria University of Wellington. It is also supported by the Wellington City Council Creative Communities Scheme.

The Playground Facebook Event page can be found at:
https://www.facebook.com/events/362086953957613/

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 
Gordon Campbell: Best New Music Of 2017

Any ‘best of list’ has to be an exercise in wishful thinking, given the splintering of everyone’s listening habits... But maybe… it could be time for the re-discovery of the lost art of listening to an entire album, all the way through. Just putting that idea out there. More>>

Scoop Review of Books: Ten x Ten - One Hundred of Te Papa's Best-Loved Art Works

An idiosyncratic selection by ten art curators, each of whom have chosen ten of their favourite works. Handsomely illustrated, their choices are accompanied by full-page colour prints and brief descriptions of the work, explaining in straightforward and approachable language why it is of historical, cultural, or personal significance. More>>

Scoop Review of Books: Portacom City - Reporting On Canterbury Earthquakes

In Portacom City Paul Gorman describes his own deeply personal story of working as a journalist during the quakes, while also speaking more broadly about the challenges that confront reporters at times of crisis. More>>

Scoop Review of Books: Christopher Pugsley’s The Camera in the Crowd - Filming in New Zealand Peace and War 1895-1920

Pugsley brings to life 25 exhilarating years of film making and picture screening in a sumptuously illustrated hardback published by Oratia that tells the story through surviving footage unearthed from the national film archives. More>>

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION
 
 
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland