Contours of Heaven to Feature in Auckland Fringe


  • 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

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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 

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To be held at 
The Auckland Performing Arts Centre (TAPAC) 
Physical Address:
100 Motions Road
Western Springs
Auckland 1022
New Zealand
For further details please visit the Auckland Fringe or TAPAC Websites 

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