Taking the High Ground

Taking the High Ground

Performance shots from Taking the High Ground at BATS Theatre. A new play about Freda du Faur, the first woman to scale Aoraki/Mount Cook in 1910, and Lydia Bradey, the first woman to scale Mount Everest solo and without oxygen in 1988. Its premiere season took place...
Standing on my Hands

Standing on my Hands

 Standing on my hands   ‘Standing on my Hands’ explores Jan’s father’s WWII experiences, first in the North African desert, then escaping in Italy and hiding two years in a cave. This performance movingly captures his reconnection with the...
Double Portrait

Double Portrait

Double Portrait Finding Frances Hodgkins Great drama and excitement unfold when a stash of Frances Hodgkins paintings ends up in the hands of a Parisian gallery owner who has never heard of the artist. A female Auckland art gallery curator is determined to get them...
Dancing in the wake

Dancing in the wake

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Here’s Hilda!

Here’s Hilda!

Here’s Hilda!   The Story of a North Otago Matriarch Here’s Hilda! Is a theatrical portrait of Jan Bolwell’s grandmother, Hilda Blair Gardiner M.B.E an extraordinary New Zealand woman whose life spanned the twentieth century. A tall imposing figure with a...