Book Ensembleimpact

To make an enquiry or book the 2017 EnsembleImpact National Tour to come to your school in May or June 2017 email us or call 04 385 8227.

The TourOutliers poster, Ensembleimpact Schools Tour 2017, Young and Hungry
The Theme
Curriculum Support
Tour Route
Tour Calendar and booking enquiry form
Set up and on the day info

The Tour

The EnsembleImpact National Schools Tour (Womanz Work!, Asian Invasion, Power Plays) is back with a 50-minute bare bones programme of NZ Theatre that comes direct to your drama room or auditorium.

Performed in traverse (audience on the two long sides with a performance space of 9m by 5m preferred) by four professional actors, the show requires no lighting or sound set up. It is ideally suited to Drama students in years 10-13, to a maximum audience of 150 and has a 5-minute Q and A built into the programme. A FREE extension of the QnA for up to 15 minutes can be arranged at time of booking. Touring 9 May – 23 June.

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The Theme

Directed by Kerryn Palmer, OUTLIERS features 9 extracts from modern NZ plays that voice what it is like in the out-groups and in-groups of a normalising world. Focused on the perspective of the outlier, the show can open discussion about the labels we identify with and the ones we’re stuck with.

The Texts: Extracts include the closing monologue from Greg McGee’s Foreskin’s Lament, an extract from Purapurawhetū by Briar Grace-Smith and the fabulous ‘Beyoncé’ monologue from Queen by Sam Brooks (2016 Bruce Mason Playwrighting Award). List of all extracts.

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Curriculum Support

The programme features two extracts from playwrights on the NZQA prescribed reading list: Greg McGee and Briar Grace-Smith.

Your schools booking includes FREE access to

    • New! a digital filming of the work
    • MasterScript
    • a downloadable study guide tailored to exam requirements.

New! UNPACK IT! Round out your booking with a low cost half hour workshop run by the cast and designed by Kim Bonnington. UNPACK IT! will unpack key moments of the show using NZQA guidelines to help students with external exam requirements.

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$750 + gst for one show (maximum 150 viewers)
$1,100 + gst for two shows in the same school, one after the other.
**Add a thirty minute UNPACK IT! workshop for just $100 +gst**

Payment schedule: A deposit invoice of $250 is issued early 2017. (This can be paid in the 2016 year if preferred). The balance invoice is issued immediately after the performance day.

Please talk to us if you’re finding funding difficult.

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Tour Route

Early May – Week One Wellington
Week Two Christchurch / South Canterbury
Week Three Dunedin / Otago  
Week Four  Taranaki / Waikato / Bay of Plenty  
Week Five Northland / Whangarei 
Week Six Auckland
Week Seven Auckland / Northland
Late June – Week Eight Hawke’s Bay / Wairarapa / Wellington

If you can’t see your area represented or the proposed tour dates to your area don’t fit, please talk to us.

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Tour Calendar

Check out the calendar for when the tour will be in your area,  then fill out the form below with your preferred dates or you can email at any time.

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