The Story Cabaret hails to Wellington from Christchurch

New Zealand Improvisation Festival features a night of solo stories woven with truth and heartbreak, then sprinkled with whimsy in The Story Cabaret on Tuesday 6 October at 8.30pm at BATS Theatre. Presented by Meegwai Productions, this enchanting act featuring The Unicorn, Derek Flores, and guests will leave audience members lost in a most luxurious desire for story. 

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Award-Winning Company Delight Wellington with Two Hit Shows

PlayShop Performance Company will be a Wellington company not to miss at the New Zealand Improvisation Festival 2015. After scooping up the Best Improv award at the 2015 New Zealand Fringe Festival with 10 Things I Hate About Us, audience will be invited sit back and soak up the ‘stuff’ to see the award-winning company’s latest creation in SED Speeches: Theories of Stuff on Wednesday 7 October at 8.30pm, and their Friday night show, PlayShop LIVE at 9pm on Friday 9 October at BATS Theatre. 

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WIT kicks off the Festival with new improvisation format

Kicking off the 2015 New Zealand Improvisation Festival is Wellington Improvisation Troupe’s Royal Equinox Adventure Cruise on Tuesday 6 October at 6.30pm at BATS Theatre. Audiences will sail away on a Wes Anderson-like cruise. Symmetry, simplicity, and even Bill Murray will be the threads that help weave this new improv format. Together with the audience, this show will reveal who lives, loves, and who dies, on a Cruise of a life-time. 

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New Zealand Improvisation Festival hits Wellington

The much-anticipated New Zealand Improvisation Festival has officially announced their stellar lineup for 2015. Performers from all over New Zealand, Australia and further afield come to BATS Theatre in Wellington for one week of entertainment from Tuesday 6 – Saturday 11 October 2015. Wellingtonians will have a wide selection of improv to feast on with a jam packed programme containing 22 shows, three companies from Australia, two companies from Auckland, one from Nelson, one from Christchurch and seven from Wellington.

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