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 Baggage Co-op

BAGGAGE CO-OP  (1996 - )

Nationality:    New Zealander
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Baggage Co-op was formed in 1996. Its aim is to create and promote performance pieces and art works that incorporate a variety of mediums, cultures and languages and that encourages people to risk new experiences

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        Baggage         Home         Kai Ngakau         Po@Rt.Nz, The Art Of Poetry, Home         Questions         Soul Food 2: A Feast Of Storytellers         Soul Food 2000 - Stories For A New Millenium         Soul Food: A Feast Of Wellington Storytellers         Soul Food: Scary Sagas         Soul Food: Wanganui         Soul Food: Whakatu         Statements         Te Haerenga, Soul Food 2005         Te Haerenga/ the Journey         Te Haerenga: A Journey Of Identity



Baggage

Synopsis:
Seduction is in the air when Pakeha Marie meets with Black American Eddie, each carrying the baggage of Catholicism, cultural and national identity, and experiences of family.
- http://www.bact.org.nz

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written by Tony Hopkins And Moira Wairama

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Play/Drama

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Home

Synopsis:
the story of Cephus Miles, a man who leaves his farm in Cross Roads , North Carolina to journey to the promised land of the great Northern City. Written in 1978 this award winning play is considered a work of historical significance in African American theatre 20 July-4 August at Bats theatre.
- http://www.bact.org.nz

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written by Samm-art Williams

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-    2001

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Kai Ngakau

Synopsis:
Two evenings of storytelling in te reo maori, and an evening of bi-lingual poetry and waiata., Includes a special storytelling matinee for kura. the co-op also organized a performance from this show at Rimutaka Prison.
- http://www.bact.org.nz

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-    1997

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Genre:
Maori Storytelling, Music, Poetry

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Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  5 performers plus musicians/singers

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Po@Rt.Nz, The Art Of Poetry, Home

Synopsis:
Winner 2001 Fringe Festival Spoken Word award a gutsy and humorous theatre experience of poetry on the fringe, celebrating love, loss, politics and identity with original music by Michelle Scullion. 14-17 March at Bats theatre as part of 2001 Fringe festival.
- http://www.bact.org.nz

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Featured poets: Stephen Ward, Moira Wairama, Tony Hopkins, Paul Sinclair

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Genre:
Poetry and music

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Questions

Synopsis:
a play by Moira Wairama. Winner 1999 Fringe Festival New Work award. a play that looks at family relationships, the sense of alienation many young people experience and the tragic consequences that can result from this. Written as a response to the suicides of several young people known to the playwright.
- http://www.bact.org.nz

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written by Moira Wairama

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Play/Drama

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Male:  5            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Soul Food 2: A Feast Of Storytellers

Synopsis:
20 storytellers from a range of cultures and performance mediums present 7 nights of storytelling each with a different theme including Stories from Women, Stories from Men, Stories from the Pacific, Stories from the World, Nga Purakau I te Reo Maori (Stories told in Maori).
- http://www.bact.org.nz

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-    1997

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Genre:
Story Telling

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Soul Food 2000 - Stories For A New Millenium

Synopsis:
Using myth, legend, folk and fairytale, Moira Wairama and Tony Hopkins weave their own life experiences into original stories for an adult audience. Winner Fringe 2000 Spoken Word award.
- http://www.bact.org.nz

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-    2000

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Genre:
Story Telling

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Male:  1            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Soul Food: A Feast Of Wellington Storytellers

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Genre:
Story Telling

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Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  12 performers

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Soul Food: Scary Sagas

Synopsis:
the show which runs for approx. 45 minutes features a collection of spine tingling tales from Maori, Native American and european folklore and also features Wellington storytellers Tony Hopkins and and Ralph Johnson.

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Genre:
Story Telling

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Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Soul Food: Wanganui

Synopsis:
Family matinee and adult evening performance of stories in conjunction with the Family Treasures exhibit.
- http://www.bact.org.nz

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-    1997

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Genre:
Story Telling

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Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  4 performers

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Soul Food: Whakatu

Synopsis:
Powerful, surprising, funny, magical and multi-tongued, Soul Food Whakatu brings stories from around the world.
- http://www.bact.org.nz

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-    1997

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Genre:
Story Telling

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Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  8 performers

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Statements

Synopsis:
Curator, Moira Wairama. a fascinating collection of different journeys presented in visual form and introduced with an opening performance of story song and poetry. Far Site Gallery in conjunction with Hutt Valley Community Arts.
- http://www.bact.org.nz

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-    1998

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Genre:
art, Performance

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Te Haerenga, Soul Food 2005

Synopsis:
Interweaving their stories to share the journey of a life time, acclaimed storytellers Ralph Johnson (NZ Boy to NZ Man), Moira Wairama (From Mono to Bi-cultural Nzer,) Tony Hopkins (Black and Back to Black) and Mary-alice arthur (Northern to Southern Hemisphere) join with renowned composer and musician Michelle Scullion as they travel across a diverse landscape of New Zealand experiences. Production includes Scary Sagas matinees for school children. 1-6 March Circa Studio as part of 2005 Fringe Festival.
- http://www.bact.org.nz

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Circa Studio    01 Mar 2005

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Genre:
Story Telling

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Te Haerenga/ the Journey

Synopsis:
Moira Wairama and Tony Hopkins in their newest work, Sacred Streets which looks at the connection between the seven sacraments of the Catholic Church and the life of a black street hustler.
- http://www.bact.org.nz

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Fringe @ the Gryphon    2007

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Te Haerenga: A Journey Of Identity

Synopsis:
Te Haerenga will amuse, provoke, challenge and delight! the performance combines the ancient art of storytelling with the Drama of theatre to interweave three individual stories into one shared journey of New Zealand identity. Moira Wairama, Tony Hopkins and Ralph Johnson touch such diverse topics as the revival of Te Reo Maori, the black civil rights movement in America and the changing role of the New Zealand male.
- http://www.bact.org.nz

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Genre:
Piece

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Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  -

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