In August 2017, Māori and Pasifika voices filled The Court Theatre.

The Court welcomed writers and performers from Ōtautahi for a series of workshops, play readings, presentations and forums to present and celebrate new Māori and Pasifika work.

Schedule of Public Events

Saturday 5 August
Y Not – “Where’s Your Game At?” acting workshop for young people followed by performance of La’u Gagana.

Tuesday 8 August
5:30pm – Pacific Underground play reading: Scholars
8pm – Pacific Underground play reading: Our Table

Friday 11 August
6:30pm – Phenomenal – Unplugged: poetry, music and spoken word

Saturday 12 August
10am – Rakatahi Youth Drama Workshop: Run by local practitioners Jade Marie, Kerepeti Paraone and Savanah Tukariri, an opportunity for young people to experience a wide range of Maori Movement, the skill it requires and how to creatively integrate it into storytelling. 

6:30pm – Wananga Sharing: rehearsed readings of extracts from Brown Man RunningComcare; and Home Fires