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Presented by Te Papa and Movement of the Human
Created by Malia Johnston, Rowan Pierce and Eden Mulholland
Director: Malia Johnston
Composition and live music performance: Eden Mulholland
AV Design and collaboration: Rowan Pierce
Set: John Verryt
Lighting: Morgan Whitfield
An engaging and mesmerising multimedia performance experience
The entirely of Circa Theatre, Circa 1 and Circa Two plus rehearsal rooms, dressing rooms and the green room!
23 Feb – 5 March (no show on Mon 26 Feb)
Mon – Sat 7.30pm*. Sun 4pm.
*Please note: On Friday 23 February, Rushes will commence at 8pm immediately following the 2018 New Zealand Festival opening night waterfront event, Kupe.
$20 – $42
A multi-award winning collaboration, Rushes is an inter-arts experience like no other. Immerse yourself in this unique experience where live music gig meets art gallery meets theatre, dance and film. In Rushes, you will navigate your way around a series of performance spaces throughout Circa that are activated and on display for the hour. Explore these spaces at will or follow the crowd – experience an energy that is absolutely infectious. Featuring over 30 performers from around New Zealand and guest artists each night, Rushes features stunning visual imagery, lighting and sound, and will leave you energised and exhilarated.
“Rushes is simultaneously relaxing, energising, entrancing, playful, immersive, fanciful, inspiring and entirely delightful.” – NZ Herald
“Rushes is the perfect festival event, leaving audience members smiling, energised and comparing the highlights of an hour or so of an immersion into live art.” – Raewyn Whyte
Graphic Designer Ian Hammond