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Emily Hurley: The Judas Sheep - Development Showing

19 Aug 2020 to 21 Aug 2020
Wed 19 Aug, 6pm Thu 20 Aug, 7pm Fri 21 Aug, 7pm
Studio One Toi Tū Creative Studio Residency Showing by Emily Hurley
Event type: 
Art, Show, Theatre
Studio One Toi Tū
1 Ponsonby Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland


When Emily Hurley discovered that her great Grandmother Emily Horrell had suffered an episode of post-partum psychosis and was institutionalized for a year at Sunnyside Mental Hospital from 1932 to 1933, she was inspired to dig deeper. Hurley began devising a theatre piece about the strength it takes to overcome mental illness as well as the stigma around it. Hurley collaborated with director Grace Augustine, movement director Amber Liberte, musician Chris Marshall and puppeteer by Yin-Chi Lee with videos edited by Olaf flint. This a showing of a work in progress and audience feedback is encouraged.

Room 10 Performance times:
Wed 19 Aug, 6pm
Thu 20 Aug, 7pm
Fri 21 Aug, 7pm

Grace Augustine: director
Emily Hurley: performer, art and puppetmaking
Chris Marshall: live musican
Yin chi: puppeteer
Amber Liberte: movement director
Matt Joils: art department assistant.

Written by

Studio One Toi Tū

6 Aug 2020

Interests Studio One offers more ways for Aucklanders to to meet and share ideas, skills and practices with each other and our community. We’re always keen to receive proposals from makers and innovators with ideas for events, activities, courses, workshops and exhibitions.