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Massive Theatre Company Taster Workshop

Wednesday 07 October 2020


FREE - Registrations close October 1


Wed 07 October, 9:00-15:00


Baycourt Addison Theatre

Presented by: Massive Theatre Company & Baycourt Presents

Massive Theatre Company is very excited to be running a FREE taster workshop for young Tauranga theatremakers, storytellers and creatives!

Lead by Massive's founder and artistic director Sam Scott, and actor and tutor Villa Lemanu, the Taster Workshop will take place in the Baycourt Addison Theatre and is open to anyone aged 15-18 years old. You don’t have to have any experience doing theatre.

"Massive loves to play when we make theatre. We love to laugh, have fun, work hard, be physical, be verbal and create theatre that comes from your own experiences, stories, and ideas. You are always at the centre of the work" - Massive Theatre Company founder/artistic director Sam Scott.

Spaces at the workshop will be limited to 30 people, and anyone who is interested in participating will need to register with Baycourt before Thursday 1 October.

To register please click the 'Book Now' button above or complete the form below. 


Massive Theatre Company is an award winning ensemble theatre company, based in Auckland. Massive’s work has played at festivals and venues around Aotearoa, and around the world. Recent acclaimed Massive Company shows include Half of the Sky, The Brave, The Wholehearted, Havoc in the Garden and Whero’s New Net.


Sam is the founder of Massive and has held the role of artistic director since its inception more than 25 years ago. Aside from directing, she delivers workshops to young people, emerging artists and teachers, plus trains tutors and directors within the company. 

Villa Lemanu - actor & tutor

Villa Junior Lemanu joined Massive Company in 2015 as part of the Nui Ensemble, going on to perform in his first professional theatre show, ‘The Wholehearted’ (2016-17). In 2018, Villa graduated with a Bachelor of Dance Studies from the University of Auckland, and now choreographs and dances professionally. Most recently, he performed in the 2019 World of Wearable Arts, and created and performed a solo work as part of The Pacific Dance NZ Choreographic Lab 2019.