Arts

Attila The Hun – comedy with heart

Arts Festival Dunedin and Arcade Theatre Company presents Attila The Hun By Abby Howells, directed by Alex Wilson. Wednesday, September 19 - Underground Market. The night-shift staff...

Local returns to direct opera

The story of the great lover Don Juan, is brought into the light of today's modern world in Opera Otago's production of Don Giovanni The...

Chance to form new theatre structure

A new approach to professional theatre in Dunedin looks set to rise from the ashes, in the wake of the Fortune Theatre closure. At a...

Acting award a reward for hours of rehearsal

During her school days, Sophie Baron (15) is focused on the sciences, but in her own time, Shakespeare is king. The Columba College year 11...

DSO’s new home delights conductor

New Zealand conductor Kenneth Young was impressed with the Dunedin Symphony Orchestra's new home and rehearsal space in Hanover Hall when he arrived in...

Musicologist delves into rock star’s life

Sending the completed draft of his book on the music of theatrical rock singer Alice Cooper to the man himself was a nerve-wracking experience...

Playwrights kept afloat

A Dunedin playwriting mentorship programme has survived the collapse of the Fortune Theatre, thanks to the generosity of friends. Created seven years ago by then...

Flash Fiction winners revealed next month

In a fast-paced modern world, the ancient art of ultra-short stories is growing in popularity under the new banner of "Flash Fiction". Dunedin writer Iona...

Globe Theatre repair project set to begin

A $20,000 grant from the Otago Community Trust will help the Friends of the Globe Theatre tackle urgent repair work at the theatre. Newly appointed...

Real-life, local stories basis of ‘Mental Notes’

Dunedin's Suitcase Theatre company has gathered and adapted a collection of real-life, local stories around mental health for its show Mental Notes The stories, which...

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