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SGCNZ News

SGCNZ Emerging Theatre Practitioners Programme 2015

This new programme is designed to provide professional development for post-tertiary young theatre practitioners, those who are beyond SGCNZ Festivals, NSSP and YSC, but not yet ‘mid-career’. It will comprise:

  • 2 month internship at Shakespeare’s Globe
  • Internship at Folger (Washington DC) with a visit to Blackfriars
  • Internship with An Eagle’s Nest Theatre, Australia

Initial information downloadable here.

Contact Dawn Sanders (04) 384 1300 or 027 283 6016 or Action-Sanders@xtra.co.nz with ETPP in the subject line if you would like to know more about this incredible opportunity.

SGCNZ National Shakespeare Schools Production 2014

The selections have been made, and here is a list of the students who will be attending NSSP in Dunedin later this year.

2014 SGCNZ National UOSWSF – Results

Another highly successful SGCNZ National Festival was held in Wellington over Queen’s Birthday Weekend.

SGCNZ Competitions

Here is the full list of the winners of SGCNZ’s six different Competitions: SGCNZ/Bernina Shakespeare Costume Design Competition, SGCNZ/Adam Foundation DVD Cover, Poster & Static Image Competitions, SGCNZ/Ida Gaskin Shakespeare Essay Competition, and SGCNZ/Morrison Music Trust Shakespeare Music Composition Competition. Download the list of Competition Winners here.

Download the list of SGCNZ Competition Finalists for 2014 here

SGCNZ Wellington Region UOSWSF Results

Here are the results of the Wellington Regional Festival, held 14-16 April

Calling Homeschoolers!

After years of expressions of interest, homeschool groups are invited to join SGCNZ’s Regional and National University of Otago Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festivals and the allied arts competitions.

You are invited to appoint a contact person for your homeschool region to liaise with SGCNZ and to assist groups in your region to participate. Should you need more support or information you are also welcome to contact the Wellington Home Education Network (WHEN)’s new Shakespeare contacts:

  • Sarah Brooks: sarah.brooks@mac.com  (primary age groups)
  • Sharon Callaghan: sharon.callaghan.nz@gmail.com  (secondary age groups)

Congratulations to Chapmann Tripp Theatre Award winners

Once again, amongst the winners are many SGCNZ alumni. See the list here. Fabulous work everyone.

SGCNZ Young Shakespeare Company 2014

The 24 students have been selected to journey to the Globe in London in 2014. Here is the list.

SGCNZ National Shakespeare Schools Production 2013

SGCNZ NSSP 2013 was a fabulous week and we hope you were able to see the wonderful work done by the 48 students and their excellent directors Stuart Devenie, Rachel Henry and Tim Spite.

Here is a review of the 2013 SGCNZ NSSP performance.