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Spring Submissions due April 30th at 5pm

In 2014 we are programming seasonally. We will still take submissions at any old time but here is our next deadline…. Spring (September, October, November) due Wednesday 30th April 2014   Please get in touch if you’ve got something up your sleeve. … Continue reading

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A Little Less Talk & A Lot More Action

If I could trade any talent that I possess to be a choreographer/dancer, I would; sadly, I was born with two left feet. That being said the best thing that ever happened to me, as an actor/creator was being required … Continue reading

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A Species Called Man

If you are fortunate enough to see Mo and Jess Kill Susie or The Slapdash Assassins over the next week and a half then all I have to say is “welcome to the jungle.” I saw both these shows on … Continue reading

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Bare Hunt Collective Works It.

It was refreshing and exciting to see a “workshop” this evening. It was interesting to watch and read about the process of theatre artists. I came home from Three, and all I could think about, all I wanted to do, … Continue reading

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Basement Love: An inside look at how The Basement turns us on

  Call it a cliché, call it stereotyping, but at the end of the day we humans just find certain things irresistible. It turns out that The Basement possesses quite a few of those qualities and even has its own … Continue reading

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Fly That Flag

Pride: A satisfied sense of attachment towards ones own or another’s choices and actions, or towards a whole group of people. Pride: A product of praise, independent self-reflection, or a fulfilled feeling of belonging. Pride: What I felt as I … Continue reading

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The Basement’s Super Fun Gay Pass

We have a Pride mini-fest at The Basement this week and to celebrate all things Pride we have created a ‘Super Fun Gay Pass’. This pass costs $60 which means you are able to see all FIVE Pride Week shows at … Continue reading

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If Pixar Did Theatre….

  Wall-E, had been out for a while before a love note attached to an umbrella left on my doorstep convinced me to finally see it. I don’t think I moved a muscle during that film, at certain parts I’m … Continue reading

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“5″ – Dawn’s first blog post for 2014

Good news! Whether or not you made it out to The Basement last Saturday night to partake in: face painting, free pizza, DJ’s, jazz singers, “poo” stories, dropped birthday cakes, on stage births…and other fantastically random things that groups of … Continue reading

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If Dickens Was A Kiwi…?

 If you’re sitting at home tonight having not seen A Basement Christmas Carol, then I have to ask “what exactly are you doing with your life!?!” I mean I know there is a lot of important stuff happening this time of … Continue reading

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