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Standard Acts

2 Mar 2021 to 13 Mar 2021
2 – 6 Mar, 8.30PM. 9 – 13 Mar, 8PM
Karin and Arlo are friends. One is stronger; the other remembers their lines.
Event type: 
Theatre
Price: 
$18 - $38
Venue: 
Basement Theatre
Address: 
Lower Greys Ave, Auckland
Region: 
Auckland

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Karin and Arlo are friends. One is stronger; the other remembers their lines.

Standard Acts is a new experimental theatre show that explores the nature of power and its effect on our lives, bodies and relationships. Two performers test dominance, competition and submission in an electric and comedic dissection of power in partnership. Smashing together physical contests, Dickens’ Great Expectations, stand-up, school-yard games and an eclectic soundtrack, Standard Acts considers how power shows up in the spaces we inhabit and the ideologies we rely on.

Hold for wrestling.

Created by Karin McCracken and Meg Rollandi with Arlo Gibson, directed by Julia Croft. Sound design and composition by Oliver Devlin and lighting design by Elekis Poblete-Teirney.

Presented as part of Auckland Fringe 2021.

Written by

Basement Theatre

28 Jan 2021

Basement Theatre is Auckland’s culture-defining powerhouse - home to an artistic mixtape of theatre makers, dancers, visual artists, poets, musicians, comedians and everyone in between.