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UPU

2020

UPU

2020

UPU

2020

UPU

2020

UPU

2020

UPU

2020

UPU

2020

UPU

2020

UPU

2020

UPU

2020

UPU

2020

UPU

2020

UPU

2020

UPU

2020

UPU

2020

UPU

2020

UPU

2020

UPU

2020

UPU

2020

UPU

2020

UPU

2020

UPU

2020

UPU

2020

UPU

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UPU

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UPU

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UPU

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UPU

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UPU

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UPU

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UPU

2020

Curation by Grace Taylor

A co-production with Auckland Arts Festival.

UPU features the work of the following poets:
Tusiata Avia , Audrey Brown-Pereira, Ben Brown, Jaqueline Carter, Sia Figiel, Konai Helu Thaman, Kathy Jetñil-Kijiner, Briar Grace-Smith, Simone Kaho, Daren Kamali, Celestine Kulagoe, Albert Leomala, Grace Mera Molisa, Karlo Mila, John Pule, Lyz Soto, Leilani Tamu, Apirana Taylor, Tayi Tibble, Selina Tusitala Marsh, Hone Tuwhare, Brandy Nālani McDougall, Maualaivao Albert Wendt, Noʻu Revilla & Craig Santos Perez

Recommended for ages 15+. Contains strong language and adult themes.

    • Preview: 5th Mar
    • Premiere: 6th Mar
    • Closing: 15th Mar
    • Duration: 1hr 10mins (no interval)
    • Rangatira, Q Theatre
      305 Queen Street
      Auckland
Nathaniel Lees performs in UPU at Rangatira, Q Theatre, 2020.
Jarod Rawiri performs in UPU at Rangatira, Q Theatre, 2020.
Ana Corbett performs UPU at Rangatira, Q Theatre, 2020.
Nicola Kāwana performs in UPU at Rangatira, Q Theatre, 2020.
Jarod Rawiri performs in UPU at Rangatira, Q Theatre, 2020.
The cast of UPU perform at Rangatira, Q Theatre, 2020.
Nicola Kāwana performs in UPU at Rangatira, Q Theatre, 2020.
The cast of UPU performs at Rangatira, Q Theatre, 2020.
The cast of UPU performs at Rangatira, Q Theatre, 2020.
Gaby Solomona at Rangatira, Q Theatre, 2020.
Shadon Meredith performs UPU performs at Rangatira, Q Theatre, 2020.
Gaby Solomona performs UPU performs at Rangatira, Q Theatre, 2020.
Performance
Mia Blake headshot
Mia Blake
Ana Corbett headshot
Ana Corbett
Nicola Kāwana headshot
Nicola Kāwana
Nathaniel Lees headshot
Nathaniel Lees
Shadon Meredith headshot
Shadon Meredith
Jarod Rawiri headshot
Jarod Rawiri
Gaby Solomona headshot
Gaby Solomona
Production
Grace Taylor headshot
Grace Taylor
Fasitua Amosa headshot
Fasitua Amosa
Micheal McCabe Headshot
Micheal McCabe
Rowan Pierce
Rowan Pierce
Anonymouz aka Faiumu Matthew Salapu headshot
Anonymouz aka Faiumu Matthew Salapu
Tyla Vaeau headshot
Tyla Vaeau
Kristin Seth headshot
Kristin Seth
Joash Fahitua headshot
Joash Fahitua
The cast of UPU perform at Rangatira, Q Theatre, 2020.

“A deeply impactful collection of poetry."


Theatrescenes

"A wonderful engaging 70 minutes that gives full voice to these excellent works."


Keeping Up With NZ

"... Enlightening, honest, and compelling."


Keeping Up With NZ

"... UPU shows Oceanic storytelling is truly amazing"


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