TalkWrite

Playwright Renee Liang explores challenges, ideas and opinions from across the arts sector.

Cassandra Tse
Story / Performing Arts
'Yellow Face' director Cassandra Tse talks to Renee Liang about diversity and cultural representation.
Author: 
Renee Liang
Stephen Lunt
Story / Performing Arts
NZ-UK playwright Stephen Lunt on telling the story 'Pardon Me Alan Turing' and being in the moment historically.
Author: 
Renee Liang
Bron Batten
Story / Performing Arts
Bron Batten on the differences between 'dating' Kiwi and Aussie audiences.
Author: 
Renee Liang
Playwright and actor Lorae Parry.
Story / Performing Arts
Lorae Parry's latest play is about the Waihi gold mine strike which changed the face of NZ employment policy and led to the creation of the Labour Party.
Author: 
Renee Liang
Actor and writer Rob Mokaraka.
Story / Performing Arts, Toi Maori
Rob Mokaraka is using his "Maori super powers" to entertain, educate, enlighten and empower people by telling his personal story.
Author: 
Renee Liang
Actor Mick Innes.
Story / Performing Arts
A quick word with actor Mick Innes who returns to the very stage where he had his heart attack three years ago.
Author: 
Renee Liang
Director Dean Hewison (centre) with cast during rehearsals for Lungs at Circa. Photo / Brenna McGuinness
Story / Performing Arts
Lungs is a funny yet serious look at relationships in an age of climate change. Renee Liang talks to director Dean Hewison.
Author: 
Renee Liang
Call of the Sparrows. Photo / Catherine Elllis
Story / Performing Arts
Proudly Asian Theatre creators talk to Renee Liang about their new work 'Call of the Sparrows' and creating platforms to tell Asian stories.
Author: 
Renee Liang
Love Me Tinder
Story / Performing Arts
Stephen Sinclair and Amy Jansen bring the operetta form into the texting age with a new work, cheekily called 'Love Me Tinder'.
Author: 
Renee Liang
Claire Cowan (bottom right) with the Blackbird Ensemble performing in 'Dreams'.
Story / Screen & Sound
Composer and performer Claire Cowan tells us about Blackbird Ensemble's latest show inspired by dreams and rituals of the bedroom.
Author: 
Renee Liang