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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Christmas is here! And so are company party packages!

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RDS7: Young & Hungry, Developing Artists Near You

I’ve always thought, pretentious as it may sound, that there is a difference between an actor who is a performer and an actor who is an artist. I can appreciate an actor who is a performer because to be an … Continue reading

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RDS7: A Virgin Moment

The confession that one of the first songs that I can remember hearing is “Like A Virgin,” will either have you consider my mom to be either really cool or rather inappropriate. I happen to appreciate her still existent obsession … Continue reading

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RDS7 Talks Young & Hungry

When I hopped on the phone with Gabrielle Vincent, this year’s Young & Hungry Producer, I knew that I was talking to a woman who has spent the past fifteen weeks spinning a lot of plates. The first thing that … Continue reading

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A new face for our garage gallery

    The Basement’s walls have always been a willing canvas to scribblers, street artists and set designers extending their work past the stage. Since spring was on the way we thought it was about time our front door got … Continue reading

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RDS7: A Moment of Politics

Still via Arts Foundation Video It’s an interesting thing, being in another country while they are holding elections. For the first time in my life I have no actual concept of what one party represents compared to the other, and … Continue reading

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