We were online with the Alzheimers NZ Conference playing with delegates and showcasing our approach to supporting and developing those living with dementia. We have training available for caregivers who would like to learn how to bring more joy, more relationally and more curiosity to their work. Contact us!
In response to Covid19 we’ve discovered that joy, creativity and social connection can be facilitated online.
Sharing our knowledge and passion for applied improvisation and applied theatre in Japan. Our Director, Nicola Pauling, presenting a lecture and workshop at Tsukuba University, Tokyo.
Third Act on National Radio. Take a listen to hear more about the success of our programme of improv for the over 70’s.
Listen to this interview with Nicola Pauling and discover her passion for applied improv, applied theatre and community development.
In recent months we’ve been busy speaking about the why, how and who of our work. We co-presented with the Department of Corrections at a youth development conference in Wellington and at drama in education conference in Auckland. It’s a privilege to share our passion for the work and to explain its success.
Our Artistic Director, Nicola Pauling, is the first New Zealander to graduate from the New York based, East Side Institute’s International Class Programme for advanced practitioners. The programme focuses on performance as development, activism and enabler of social change and looks at projects, practitioners and best practice around the world.
Creative New Zealand (CNZ) has launched a fantastic tool kit for community arts. Listen here to leading practitioners talk about the value of arts for development, featuring our own Artistic Director, Nicola Pauling.
It’s always good to take your own advice and when time allows, our facilitators do some wonderful creative work exploring their own histories. Our Artistic Director, Nicola Pauling has created the performance ‘She Danced on a Friday.’ It premiered in Hamilton last year to rave reviews and audience feedback and an instant invite for a return season. Read one of the reviews here.