• Memento

    7pm | Wed 31 Jan - Sat 3 Feb | Drama Studio House

    “Nothing is ever really lost to us as long as we remember it.”
    . . . “The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there.”
    . . . . . . “The hardest thing about the road not taken is that you never know where it might have led.”
     

     

    MEMENTO explores the parallels between memory, dreams, childhood and improvisation; the way the importance of events in our past can never be truly captured by the mementos they leave behind. Influenced by magical realism, short stories, and moments that don't last, it is a brand new improvised work directed by Jennifer O’Sullivan and part of the Summer of 77.

     

    Starring: Matt Powell, Bethany Miller, George Fenn, Lena Sammüller, Lyndon Hood, Kate Wilson, and Wiremu Tuhiwai 

    Live music: Isaac Thomas

    Lighting improvisor: Darryn Woods

    Stage Manager and Production Support: Alley Lane


    7pm, Wed 31 Jan - Sat 3 Feb

    Drama Studio House

    93 Kelburn Parade
    Tix $8-16 from eventfinda.co.nz

    Jennifer O'Sullivan (director) is a performer and producer in Wellington, NZ with a long history of making things up as she goes along. As an improv teacher she has travelled nationally and internationally, helping improvisors become fearless and work naturally on stage. As a performer she has been in countless shows (mostly improvised) with many different companies, including the award winning Awkward Threesome (Tastiest Show NZ Fringe 2016). She is also the director of the New Zealand Improv Festival (nzimprovfestival.co.nz). With many current projects including live theatre, workshops, mentorship and more, she is an active and sought-after member of the Wellington Arts scene.

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