Who Got The Gig?

Portrait of Borni by Peter Meecham for NZ Herald.
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Known as a champion for well-being and social change Borni accepts the role as first Māori director of the Auckland Fringe. He talks to Emanuella de Ruiter about what he learned from his whānau.
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Emanuella de Ruiter
Jessica Duirs. Photo: Michael Smith Photography.
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How an unforgettable moment while waiting in the wings sparked a lifelong passion for Jessica Duirs.
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Emanuella de Ruiter
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How do you score a job spearheading Aotearoa’s most exciting festivals? Turns out it’s all about communication, passion and finding your zen.
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Emanuella de Ruiter
Mile Fane shares what it's like to work as a Youth Arts Co-ordinator.
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The daughter of two successful Kiwi actors, Mile Fane grew up with a love of the arts in her blood. Now, she’s passing that passion on to Auckland’s youth.
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Emanuella de Ruiter
Tere Harrison and Paul Lisi. Supplied.
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Creative New Zealand’s newest recruits come laden with advice on how artists can play to their strengths. They share their insights with India Essuah.
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Abi with her mentors Rob, Vicky and Desray. Credit: Sascha Perfect.
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Emmanuella de Ruiter talks with Abi King-Jones about her plans and the inspiration from Albert Wendt.
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Emanuella de Ruiter
Photo credit: Mark Coote.
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Ockham winner Helen Heath talks poetry, science, and generating fresh content
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Emanuella de Ruiter
Caitlin Davey. Credit: Renee Richards Photography.
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Caitlin lets us take a peek into a very clever residency idea, her unconventional creative process and the development of a show
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Emanuella de Ruiter
Zoe Black, image supplied
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Zoe Black talks with Emanuella de Ruiter about providing opportunities to showcase works created within diverse communities
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Emanuella de Ruiter
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Emanuella de Ruiter talks to Bobbie Gray about why she thinks she got that gig
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Emanuella de Ruiter