BREAKING GROUND | Festival

A festival of ideas and new writing for theatre, Breaking Ground returns in June 2021. Featuring five writers crafting new theatre for the stage and presenting the launch of the streaming radio-series written by the collective, Maranga Mai.

BREAKING GROUND
The festival develops new Māori & Pasifika theatre from 13 – 19 June 2021 across Wellington City.

NGĀ WHAKAARO HURITĀO | Collaborations

A story of collaboration across 16 years of company history. Ngā Whakaaro Huritāo is a collection of writing by Tawata artists featuring directors, actors, designers – artists – who have shared in the creativity of Tawata Productions – from 2004 – 2019.

SEASON ONE

Season One includes Jarod Rawiri, Moana Ete, Ahi Karunaharan, Karena Letham & Jennifer Lal.

SEASON TWO

Season Two includes Sarita So, Hōhepa Waitoa, Simon Vincent, Joe Dekkers-Reihana & Sopa Enari.

MARANGA MAI | Collective

A collective created to support mothers, community leaders, tertiary students and full time workers, who at nights and on weekends are also committed writers. Maranga Mai develops writers of wāhine Māori and va’ine Pasifika heritage.

MARANGA MAI

Creating new stories for the stage and radio, in June 2021, we launch our brand new streaming series!

STAGE + SCREEN | PRODUCTIONS

FIRE IN THE WATER, FIRE IN THE SKY

The short film adaptation of our live performance. In post production.

HENARE

Inspired by renowned Ngāti Porou composer Henare Waitoa & created by Hōhepa Waitoa.

BIG HAIR, DON’T CARE

Launching in 2021, conversations with women who create for stage & screen.

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