HOW TO MAKE FRIENDS AND STILL APPEAR NORMAL (2013)
Natalie Maria Clark choreographer. Collaborators - Sofia McIntyre and Sarah Elsworth
Score by Emi Pogoni
at Musgrove Studio, Maidment Theatre, Auckland
From 19 Feb 2013 to 21 Feb 2013
BATS Theatre (Out Of Site), Cnr Cuba & Dixon, Wellington
From 28 Feb 2013 to 3 Mar 2013
Reviewed by: Briar Wilson; Raewyn Whyte (NZ Herald); Virginia Kennard;
SHOW “WORTH SEEING TWICE”
Black Sheep Productions presents
HOW TO MAKE FRIENDS AND STILL APPEAR NORMAL
A theatrical choreography by Natalie Maria Clark
Let's be honest: Being an adult involves far too many rules. People are a strange and wonderful bunch so you're going to need to know how to deal with them. I know the prospect of actual human interaction is terrifying. But don't worry. You just sit there. We'll do all the dancing and talking and stuff.
Following two glowing reviews at The Body Festival in Christchurch, Black Sheep Productions rcontinues to impart their insider experience on normality. With an original soundtrack by Wellington composer Emi Pogoni, the show catapults viewers into a bizarre and restless urban world. The protagonist intersects this world as she recounts the certainty of childhood and figures out how to deal with ‘adult people'.
“… an incredibly well developed and mature concept … for somebody so young … Clark's talent across a range of mediums is manifest …”
– Kate Sullivan, Theatreview
Black Sheep Productions is the pseudonym that Natalie Maria Clark choreographs under. Natalie and her collaborators, Sofia McIntyre and Sarah Elsworth, are all 2011 graduates of Unitec's Performing and Screen Arts programme.
Audiences who caught the excerpt of this show as part of Fresh Cuts at Tempo Dance Festival will now have the chance to catch the whole piece in all its glory.
“… raw, evocative and humble …” – The Press
“… endearing … poignant … funny … a thoughtful choreography”
– Linda Ashley, Theatreview
HOW TO MAKE FRIENDS AND STILL APPEAR NORMAL plays 19th – 21st February, 7:30pm
Duration: 50 minutes
Location: Musgrove Studio, Maidment Theatre, 8 Alfred Street, Auckland
Bookings: www.maidment.auckland.ac.nz or 09 308 2383
For more information contact: Natalie Maria Clark 021 027 21026