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JO RANDERSON’S CLEAN HARD PUNCH – FOLD

If you had to describe FOLD in one sentence you’d say… Its a bit of a clean hard, punch I think. FOLD was your professional writing debut, how do you feel about it now (10+ years on!) I am very … Continue reading

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The Basement’s new SCHOOLS PROGRAMME!

The Basement is excited to announced the launch of our brand new Schools Programme. It’s a sweet sah-weeet initiative designed to assist secondary school teachers and students in their learning – full of shows, activities, and workshops. We want to … Continue reading

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LARA FISCHEL-CHISHOLM STATES 7 THINGS ABOUT NISHA MADHAN

Tell us about your show This Is My Real Job in one sentence: It’s about ambition, failure, dance, art, parenthood, time, space and the sneaky old present moment What’s your best/worst Real Job to date? I was a mystery shopper once … Continue reading

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SARAID CAMERON TALKS USHERS AND BASEMENT’S NEW SCHOOLS PROGRAMME

Tell us about your character in Ushers in one sentence: She’s had enough  Have you ever been an usher? What’s your best/worst experience with ushers? I have never been an usher. I have however tried hitting on an usher before, … Continue reading

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SPRING SUBMISSIONS CLOSE 20 APRIL 2015

We’re always keen to hear about your whizzbang idea for a show but officially the SPRING (August – November) submissions close Monday 20th April! Not long, mates! Do you have sleeves and is something up them? We love collaborating with an artistic … Continue reading

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Michele A’Court on her first solo show in 17 years

Stuff I Forgot To Tell My Daughter – The Basement, Tuesday 10 March, 9pm. Written and Performed by Michele A’Court Produced by Notorious In early 2012 my daughter, Holly, got a job and went flatting. She didn’t move to Syria … Continue reading

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2015 Winter Submissions – Due January 19th!

Oi artists. Even though you’re all about gettin your hot tan on right now, Winter is still coming. And we must prepare for it. We are taking submissions for 2015′s winter season. Wanna put on a show? You should. Our … Continue reading

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Fringe has arrived – by the truckload

With 26 shows in 20 days, we’ve got a tsunami of fringe approaching The Basement – and they’ll be flooding every crevice of the venue as soon as we open on February 9th. Right now, all across Aucks, and indeed … Continue reading

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The Basement’s Christmas Market & Mega Clothes Swap

Hold the reindeer, this December the Basement is hosting its first ever Christmas Market! Come get in on some good times and crafty fun, with stalls packed with gifts, treats and trinkets, and one GIANT clothes swap. Sort your pressies … Continue reading

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The Watercooler celebrates one year of storytelling

After 12 months on The Basement stage and with over 50 storytellers sharing their anecdotes of heartache, triumph, misadventure and everything in between, The Watercooler is ready to cut the cake on their first birthday celebration. With a special anniversary … Continue reading

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