New Zealand School of Dance ,
11 Hutchison Road, Wellington, New Zealand 6021, Wellington, New Zealand
Tū Move Wellington
16 -19 July, daily 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tū Move is a four day workshop in hip-hop, street and contemporary dance for young Māori and Pacific Island men aged 14-18 at the New Zealand School of Dance in Wellington.
Tū Move is facilitated... Read More
BATS Theatre ,
1 Kent Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand 6011, Wellington, New Zealand
At Enner Glynn Primary School in Nelson, goggly-eyed duck Jemima falls irrevocably in love with Kevin the Caretaker. Jemima starts making daily inspections of ‘her’ school, tries to fly through a window to stop Kevin talking to a hapless teacher and comes... Read More
Circa Theatre ,
1 Taranaki Street, Wellington, New Zealand 6011, Wellington, New Zealand
Brought to you by Trick of the Light Theatre Company
Written by Ralph McCubbin Howell
Directed by Charlotte Bradley
Performed by Ralph McCubbin Howell and Hannah Smith / Isobel McKinnon
13 – 20 July – School Holidays
It’s 1998. Otto is twelve... Read More
Work. Uni. Social Life. What do they have in common? Rugby. For Sam, at least. Ever since being told in his first match “Stop playing, or harden up.”
Playwright and performer Christopher Watts returns to Wellington with the show that earned a nomination... Read More
The Roxy Cinema ,
5 Park Road, Miramar, Wellington, New Zealand 6022, Wellington, New Zealand
Step aside kids... We loved The Lion King WAY before you did!
'Be prepared' to relive your childhood... in the most adult way. THE LION KING (2019) opens on Wednesday 17th July so we're bringing you a special ADULTS ONLY (18+) screening, accompanied by... Read More
This is a story about my best friends. Ok, no, this is actually mostly a story about me.
December, 1998. Dunedin.
High summer in a town where there isn’t a lot to do.
This is a comedy about death, revolution, unfulfilled love, and a possum.
My Best De... Read More
Our Adults only opening night event on Wednesday 17th July is now SOLD OUT!
Alternatively, we will be screening an ADULTS ONLY (18+) session on the Thursday 18th July (please know these ticket include the film screening only). We also have some epic pri... Read More
Drama Christi ,
75 Taranaki Street, Wellington, New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand
An environmental apocalypse play from 1991, by Gary Henderson. Three years from now, four 12 year old students work on a school project about endangered species.
Meanwhile a breed of South American monkeys are hunted to extinction and a solo space flight... Read More
Workingmen's Bowling Club ,
177 Owen St, Newtown, Wellington, New Zealand 6021, Wellington, New Zealand
Sebastian Field has been a mainstay of the Canberra creative circuit for over ten years, performing in bands such as Cracked Actor, Burrows and Julia and the Deep Sea Sirens. 2019 sees him reinventing himself as a solo performer with the release of his de... Read More
Penthouse Cinema and Cafe ,
Wellington, New Zealand
We will be having a special screening of THE LION KING for all adults to enjoy on its opening Friday night.
Tickets are $18 and come with a free glass of bubbly or beer.
Book tix here >> https://www.penthousecinema.co.nz/movie/the-lion-king/
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Toi Poneke Arts Centre ,
61 - 69 Abel Smith St, Te Aro, Wellington, New Zealand 6012, Wellington, New Zealand
Do you want your improv to be so tight, audiences insist you must have written it? Make them laugh until they can't breathe, then make them cry on the very next breath? Are you ready to be emboldened with a technique that makes it impossible for you to... Read More
Starring: Andrew London, April Phillips, James Cameron,
Greg Crayford, James Tait-Jamieson
* Fun * Dynamic * Nostalgic * Toe-tapping *
A group of Wellington’s hottest jazz singers and musicians present a celebration of the golden era of music in a fun-... Read More
PlayShop Presents: High School Magical
The ten year reunion at Spellington College of the Magical Arts threatens to open old secrets and cast new spells.
A new magical improvised comedy, we welcome you to come along and reunite with a few old friends f... Read More
Victoria University of Wellington ,
30 kelburn parade, Wellington, New Zealand 6012, Wellington, New Zealand
Event location: MacLaurin Lecture Theatre 102
Are you a university student studying international relations, politics, development studies, law or similar topics? Not sure what to do after university or what career path to pursue?
We have organised a sh... Read More
Foster Group Dance presents
... O R C H I D S ...
// Orchids flourish in empty spaces. They cling to dust and search for unexplored territories. //
Sarah Foster-Sproull and her coven of collaborators head to #Wellington with their "...intensely intimat... Read More
Japan Information & Cultural Centre ,
Embassy of Japan NZ, Level 18, The Majestic Centre, 100 Willis Street, Wellington, New Zealand 6011, Wellington, New Zealand
Come along to our FREE Japanese Film night!
This month's film is "Tampopo"!
An enigmatic ramen connoisseur helps a ramen-making widow, Tampopo, on her quest for the perfect recipe. But this film isn’t just about making and eating a bowl of noodles, it’s... Read More
After a brief improv research tour around the US, 2-person comedy/drama is on again, soon!
Laugh and cry as this existential improv duo explore the absurdities of our current reality. This time, we question how our s... Read More
Newtown Community & Cultural Centre ,
Cnr Rintoul & Colombo Sts, Newtown, Wellington, New Zealand 6021, Wellington, New Zealand
Cosplay Stage Festival is a community run event aiming to showcase the talents of our local cosplay community. There’ll be performances to watch, prizes to win and much more!
ALL profits will go towards Evolve Wellington Youth Service, who provide import... Read More
SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music ,
PO Box 27347 or Level 3, Toi Poneke Arts Centre, 61 Abel Smith Street, Wellington, New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand
Brought to you by Screen Composers Guild of New Zealand and SOUNZ
Join composer/arranger Ned Paul Ginsburg for a close examination of the relationship between composing and orchestrating as it relates to commercial work in musical theater, film, televisi... Read More
Kirk Building ,
Kirk Building Lecture Theatre 301, Wellington, New Zealand 6012, Wellington, New Zealand
Get into Med: first steps to becoming a doctor will deep-dive into the world of medical school admissions.
Medical school admission is becoming an increasingly difficult task. The number of medical school places has doubled in Australia and New Zealand o... Read More
Comedians and improvisers take on the world’s most popular fantasy adventure game at BATS Theatre in Wellington!
ROLLING IN THE KEEP
The odious Lord Bray has put his whole castle on notice: very important guests are coming, and any servant who messes up... Read More
Embassy Theatre ,
10 Kent Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand 6011, Wellington, New Zealand
After an amazing run in cinemas across the ditch 2040 makes it's New Zealand premiere as part of the NZ International Film Festival. Join director Damon Gameau (That Sugar Film) for this special screening at The Embassy Theatre in Wellington. Stick around... Read More
Gryphon Theatre ,
22 Ghuznee Street, Wellington, New Zealand 6011, Wellington, New Zealand
Black Comedy is ACTUALLY a comedy - a beautifully crafted, hilarious script from the pen of Peter Shaffer that results in a "a veritable detonation of human glee"!
There's plenty of fun in this show, brought to you by a talented cast and production tea... Read More
Opera House ,
Wellington, New Zealand
TICKETS ON SALE NOW
After playing to over 600,000 people across Australasia in just three years, Auckland’s smash-hit sensation Pop-up Globe hits the road in New Zealand for the first time, taking their critically-acclaimed productions of Shakespeare’s H... Read More
1 Manners st, first floor, Wellington, New Zealand 6011, Wellington, New Zealand
Known for her powerful, often provocative live performance work and experimental projects, BETTY APPLE is one of the leading lights from a younger generation of avant-garde artists in Taiwan.
Using body politics as her fr... Read More
Pop-up Globe presents Shakespeare's greatest tragedy Hamlet!
Pop-up Globe's Nottingham's Company proudly presents Shakespeare's tragic exploration of revenge, grief, madness and catharsis in this exciting and existential masterpiece. The most towering ac... Read More
3 - 31 August
(Preview 2 August)
A searing NZ political thriller.
It’s election night and a fledgling new party led by the charismatic and idealistic Aria Robson clinches one seat in Parliament. That same night, an intern comes to her with a s... Read More
Live In WLG ,
175 Victoria Street, Wellington, New Zealand 6011, Wellington, New Zealand
Pop-up Globe presents Shakespeare's greatest tragedy Hamlet Pop-up Globe's Nottingham's Company proudly presents Shakespeare's tragic exploration of revenge, grief, madness and catharsis in this exciting and existential masterpiece. The most towering achi... Read More
New Zealand International Film Festival ,
Level 2, 2 Majoribanks Street, Wellington, New Zealand 6011, Wellington, New Zealand
Liza Mandelup is a New York filmmaker, currently based in Los Angeles, with a background in photography and short form commercial film work. She has been a long-time coordinator with online platforms such as Vogue, Nowness, i-D and Dazed.
She recently wo... Read More
Memorial Theatre Victoria University ,
1-21 Kelburn Parade, Wellington, New Zealand 6005, Wellington, New Zealand
The best of the New Zealand Mountain Film Festival National Tour is coming back to Wellington with a double feature!
We'll be showing both the best of the festival and the award-winning NZ made films.
Tickets are $20 general admission; $15 WTMC and VUW... Read More
The Third Eye - Tuatara's Temple of Taste ,
30 Arthur Street, Wellington, New Zealand 6011, Wellington, New Zealand
Jazz Aotearoa and The Third Eye present: The Arthur Street Loft Orchestra - a creative residency in the heart of Te Aro.
Hermione Johnson is a pianist from Auckland, New Zealand. Her work centres largely on extended and prepared piano techniques, focusin... Read More
131-135 Lambton Quay ,
Wellington Central, Wellington 6011, New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand
Following the restoration and strengthening of The Public Trust Builiding the team at McKee Fehl have taken on the challenge to transform the previously vacant ground floor into Wellington's next best venue.
Set in elegant Edwardian Baroque architecture,... Read More
Harbourside Function Venue ,
4 Taranaki Street Wharf Cnr Cable & Taranaki St, Wellington, New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand
The annual MAWSA Ball is back!
On August 9th - get your pals together for an awesome night.
Tickets go on sale via www.trybooking.co.nz/BFM on Wednesday the 12th June at 10am.
The 2019 Ball is held at the Harbourside Function Venue 4 Taranaki Street W... Read More
Immerse yourself in a night of decadent drag and ethereal extravagance as a cast of Wellington’s finest drag performers come together to celebrate, showcase and explore the themes of myth and lore with a modern twist.
Taking on the roles of the divine, e... Read More
Enjoy a blast from the past at Circa Theatre this August, with CRINGE WORTHY!, a groovy, tubular, dynamite extravaganza that is equal parts nostalgic, humiliating, and hilarious! Brought to you by the creators of NZ’s favourite girl group, The Beatgirls,... Read More
An Eight Week Improv Course with Matt Powell
Human interaction is 90% non-verbal, so good improv should be that way too. The Other 90% is a workshop series aimed at avoiding the dreaded “number 11” (two people standing upright saying words) by exploring... Read More
Trapped in a display case, a group of 20-somethings try to make sense of the enduring pop-culture artefacts and historical totems that have been captured alongside them. Surely there’s meaning in here somewhere…but how deep in the detritus and decay of th... Read More
Choreographers from three continents, sharing New Zealand stages this winter. George Balanchine's Serenade: 28 dancers moving through time and space, supremely structured yet somehow free. William Forsythe's Artifact II: a blast of neon and strobe. Stand... Read More
22 Ghuznee Street, Wellington, New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand
by Peter Morgan
Directed by Tanya Piejus
Auditions: Saturday 17 August and Sunday 18 August at Toi Poneke, Abel Smith Street
Rehearsals: Tuesday and Thursday evenings, and Sunday afternoons, from 1 September
Season: Wednesday 30... Read More
TAHI : New Zealand Festival of Solo Performance will be opening its doors this August and we are celebrating!
Join us for an exciting evening of drinks, food and entertainment in the Lumen Bar at BATS Theatre.... Read More
Film & Media Studies at Victoria University of Wellington ,
81 & 83 Fairlie Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand 6140, Wellington, New Zealand
All are welcome to attend the School of English, Film, Theatre & Media Studies's annual postgraduate conference, a showcase of PG student research.
This year's theme, "To the Lighthouse," is inspired by the image of the humanities as a beacon, with... Read More
We are super excited to be introducing three exciting student showcases as part of the TAHI Festival this year. Featuring nine emerging artists (students and graduates) from Te Auaha, Toi Whakaari and Victoria University and a variety of styles and genres... Read More
Eternity Opera Company ,
Hannah Playhouse, 12 Cambridge Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand 6011, Wellington, New Zealand
After their critically acclaimed productions of 'Madam Butterfly', 'Don Giovanni', 'The Marriage of Figaro' and 'Orfeo', Eternity Opera is returning in August with Verdi’s dramatic masterpiece 'Rigoletto'.
A tragic story of jealousy, vengeance and sacrif... Read More
San Fran ,
171 Cuba Street, Wellington, New Zealand 6011, Wellington, New Zealand
Wild and wondrous Australian treasure, Kirin J Callinan announces a four-date New Zealand tour this August to celebrate the release of his triumphant new record Return To Sender.
Joined on the road by Dunedin's psychedelic pop quartet Marlin's Dreaming,... Read More
A 3-hour intensive physical theatre and mime class for performing artists and any people wishing to develop their physical skills and awareness.
Participants are taken on a journey of play and exploration, developing spontaneity, freedom, playfulness and... Read More
The Hunter Lounge ,
Student Union Building, Victoria University, Kelburn, Wellington, New Zealand 6022, Wellington, New Zealand
Following the release of her mighty, critically acclaimed third album Designer, NZ singer-songwriter ALDOUS HARDING sojourns home for a nationwide tour this August. Backed by a full band, Harding will open festivities at Christchurch’s James Hay Theatre o... Read More
The Fringe Bar ,
28 Allen Street, Te Aro, Wellington, New Zealand 6011, Wellington, New Zealand
The people who bought you "SFX: A Lo-Fi Sci-Fi Cabaret" are back with their next installment of curious cabaret theatre.
Prepare yourself for an evening of deviant deities, mischievous masks, handsome heroes, and sloppy theology as Vaudeville Ink. asks th... Read More
National Library of New Zealand ,
Corner Molesworth and Aitken Streets, Thorndon, Wellington, New Zealand 6011, Wellington, New Zealand
Taki Rua and Capital E present te reo Māori children's production Te Kuia Me Te Pūngāwerewere.
Adapted from classic children's storybook The Kuia and the Spider by Patricia Grace with illustrations by Robyn Kahukiwa. Written and directed by Jamie McCaski... Read More
St Andrew's on The Terrace ,
30 The Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand 6011, Wellington, New Zealand
Community-Led Development (CLD) challenges our way of thinking, acting and leading. We need leadership from lots of different people, not just from a few exceptional people we call leaders. This workshop explores approaches and tools for thinking, acting... Read More
Join us for a fabulous night out with this magnificent movie. Tickets include a glass of wine that we will serve in the theatre so come along from 8pm and the movie starts at 8.30pm. We would welcome donations of pasta and pasta sauce in lieu of a raffle.... Read More
The Rocky Horror Picture Show returns to The Embassy Theatre for 2019!
Throw on some fishnets, and come celebrate the film with the longest theatrical release in Film History.
Doors Open from 7pm.
Floor show from 7.30pm.
Screening starts around 8pm.
All... Read More
Actor, Comedian, and Social Media Super Star Celeste Barber is the self proclaimed queen of everyday sophistication and low budget lifestyle aspirations.
Her meteoric rise on Instagram, parodying celebrity photographs, has resulted in her taking meeting... Read More
The Annual BATS Summit is back!
We're in the midst of planning some great workshops, talks and panels for this year's TABS.
Watch this space for more details!
What is TABS?
Powering up our artists! TABS is designed to fuel our artists’ creative fire a... Read More
Te Auaha ,
65 Dixon Street, Wellington, New Zealand 6011, Wellington, New Zealand
Audition for the New Zealand Diploma in Drama-Stage and Screen and start in March 2020.
Learn everything from stagecraft and improvisation to mime and stage combat. You’ll have the opportunity to perform at professional theatres and in Te Auaha productio... Read More
Sing, act, dance. Be a ’triple threat’ as a versatile performer. Every year you’ll perform in a major show such as our recent productions of The Addams Family and Little Shop of Horrors. Work with musical directors and choreographers who are in demand.... Read More
This is a one day coastal and long exposure photography workshop on Wellington’s South Coast with award-winning photographer Richard Young. On this workshop, you’ll learn how to shoot dramatic and awe-inspiring coastal landscapes and make long exposure ph... Read More
2Face DRAMA ,
Wellington, New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand
2Face DRAMA presents “The unSPOKEN WORD: The Mini Series”. A fun-filled 3 day event with music, dancing, and a range of creative art workshops all surrounding suicide awareness. This weekend will be held 10th to 13th October at Kennedy Park, Napier and th... Read More
SAFIA AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND TOUR
With Special Guests Boo Seeka
? ? Fan Bundle pre-sale: Wed 22nd May @ 12:30pm AEST
? ? Ticketing pre-sale: Thu 23rd May @ 9am AEST
? General on sale: Fri 24th May @ 9... Read More
Three times Grammy winner, Actor, storyteller and country music superstar Kris Kristofferson returns to Australia & New Zealand for a national tour with band The Strangers this September & October! Having accomplished more in his lifetime than mos... Read More
TSB Bank Arena ,
Wellington, New Zealand 6011, Wellington, New Zealand
World of WearableArt (WOW) combines an international wearable art competition with a spectacular stage show. Celebrating its 30th year in 2018, New Zealand’s single largest theatrical production attracts entries by designers from all around the world work... Read More
Ivy Bar ,
63 Cuba Street, Te Aro, Wellington (James Smith building basement), Wellington, New Zealand 6021, Wellington, New Zealand
SCRATCH /skratʃ/ verb; to score, mark, cancel, abrade, expunge, strike out.
Welcome to Drag Scratch Night - a showcase of the daring, extreme, risqué, and profane. This October, witness some of the capital's best and brightest dragsters throw caution to... Read More
The Mindful room ,
17 Garrett St, Wellington, New Zealand
OVIO MINDFULNESS BEGINNER’S WORKSHOP
3 hour workshop,
Ovio mindfulness journal,
Life time access to Ovio online.
Our Ovio Mindfulness Beginner’s Retreat is an in... Read More