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The Protest

  • The Random Stage at BATS Theatre 1 Kent Terrace Wellington, 6011 New Zealand (map)
A protest sign held in front of a street light reading "Do not wait for leaders. Become them."

Fight the power! This is an improvised political protest, with songs, chants, signs, and scenes inspired by a conversation about the day’s issues. Experience scenes that show the lives of the protestors and the impact of the issues on them. Instant songs, chants, and slogans will bring the defiance to life! Directed by Stephen Davidson and performed by an ensemble cast from across NZIF 2018.

Stephen Davidson (United Kingdom) loves improv and is one of the world’s most cheerful people when playing or teaching. Stephen likes his improv like he likes his partners; silly, clever, and emotionally connected. Stephen is the Artistic Director of Improvable, QI: Queer Improv, Carmen: A gender-swapped Film Noir Fantasy, and co-director of Zeal: The Pride Improv Festival. He currently also plays with The Verbs, a musical team, and in duo The Happiest People in the World.

Earlier Event: October 23
Livin' La Vida Impro
Later Event: October 24
Tales From The Tip