NOW AUCKLAND FRINGE AWARD WINNERS!!! 2018
Best Theatre: The Contours of Heaven by Puti Lancaster & Ana Chaya Scotney
Best Performance (Theatre): Ana Chaya Scotney (The Contours of Heaven)
Basement Theatre Migration Award - The Basement Theatre Migration Award goes to a show that took place in any venue other than Basement Theatre during this year’s Auckland Fringe. The winning show receives an automatic spot in a future Basement Theatre season, with free venue hire, as well as $500 cash. Winner: The Contours of Heaven
Auckland Arts Festival Fringe Award - The Auckland Arts Festival Fringe Award recognises a truly excellent production in the 2018 Auckland Fringe, and awards the recipient $2,000 cash, as well as access to Auckland Arts Festival producing staff for mentorship and advice. Winner: The Contours of Heaven
Told with aroha and striking originality, The Contours of Heaven combines the forms of verbatim theatre, live vocal harmonies and movement, to tell the real stories of six young people from Te Matau a Māui, Hawke's Bay.
Expect to ride the wave of these stories of love and loss, hopes and fears across fifty minutes.
The Contours of Heaven is one woman bringing forward six diverse voices to pose the question:
What does it take to determine who you could be?
Designers: Marama Beamish, Owen McCarthy
Actor: Ana Chaya Scotney
Director: Puti Lancaster
To listen to a recent Radio NZ interview with Director Puti Lancaster, Actor Ana Chaya Scotney, & Designer Owen McCarthy click here