LESS OBVIOUS PERFORMANCE EVENTS

A series of free public performance events over three weekends in Wellington.

Created by Long Cloud Youth Theatre and O+P Works. 

*Schedule is subject to change based on the weather

Art of Reflection

166 Cuba St

11:30am - 2:30pm

Encounter the artists behind the window, who simply draw what they see. 

Department of Astroturf

Civic Square

11am - 1pm

 

Once a year, Civic Square is visited by the Department of Astroturf. The DoA pride themselves in vacuuming every inch of turf. 

POSTPONED

Liber Commentatio

Te Awe Library

11am - 1pm

Discover how what your favourite meal is could determine what book you should read next. A TV show could become a must read series or a childhood memory could become a novel.

The Oracle

Bond St park

11 - 11:45am + 12:30 - 1:15pm

What do you want to know the answer to? The Oracle has the knowledge to enable you to find the answer to your deepest or most whimsical questions. 

Game of Cards

Bond St park

1:30 - 2:30pm

Meet the flatmates and join a card game like no other.

The Winter Sunbather

Civic Square

11am - 1pm

 

The sunbathers are here to relax in the mid winter sun. You are welcome to observe or to join them in their afternoon bliss. 

Eventualities

113 Taranaki St

2pm - 4pm

A two-hour movement installation, watch as the company of performers steadily, eventually, build a unique, and constantly shifting landscape of movement and play.

CREDITS

Created in collaboration between Long Cloud Youth Theatre and O+P Works.

 

Directed by Ben Ashby, Olivia Mahood and Poppy Serano

Devised and Performed by Anna Gilmour, Caitlin Green, Ethan Hahunga, Fabronia Toma, Grace Hancox, Jarrod Wilson, Jesse Marshall, Kate Laidler, Niamh O'Brien, Niamh Ryan, Rebecca Lester, Sam Wahlers, Simran Rughani + Sylvie Pease

Stage Management by Marshall Rankin and Lisa Swinbanks

Costumes by Anne-Lisa Noordover

Assistant Directed by Victoria Gilmour

Production Assistance by Nick Rowell

Supported by Creative New Zealand, Te Auaha, Urban Dream Brokerage, and Wellington City Council.

 

Special Thanks to Anya Tate-Manning, Hannah Clarke, Stella Reid, Jason Muir, BATS Theatre, Lisa Swinbanks, Samuel Austin, Ella Gilbert, Arlo Gibson.

SAT 30 JUL
PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

The Buoys

Bond St park

12 - 1pm

These are The Buoys, they love fishing, they love compliments and they are very patient. Pull up a camping chair and join them. They would love to meet you.

SUN 31 JUL

Eventualities

113 Taranaki St

11am - 3pm

A four-hour movement installation, watch as the company of performers steadily, eventually, build a unique, and constantly shifting landscape of movement and play.

SAT 6 AUG
SAT 13 AUG

Writers Room

32 Manners St

10am - 1pm

The writer behind the window is writing non-stop, and the editors behind are hard at work on their edits. Please add your 10 cents and watch this live interpretation of the creative process unfold. 

Dinner Time

32 Manners St

1:30 - 2:30pm

A durational performance installation, watch as one diner slowly eats themselves into a web of red yarn.  

The Oracle

Bond St park

11 - 11:45am 

+ 12:30 - 1:15pm

What do you want to know the answer to? The Oracle has the knowledge to enable you to find the answer to your deepest or most whimsical questions. 

SUN 7 AUG
SUN 14 AUG

Eventualities

113 Taranaki St

2pm - 4pm

A two-hour movement installation, watch as the company of performers steadily, eventually, build a unique, and constantly shifting landscape of movement and play.