The Circle of Sound and Story
Oct
8
8:00 pm20:00

The Circle of Sound and Story

  • BATS Theatre

Eight improvising actors and singers use their voices to create music to inform improvised scene work. Stories flow out of music flows into story flows into music, and so on, all with the intention to create an improvised performance of poetry, magic, fun and emotion. This is more than just musical improv. This is a journey into life, its stories and its sounds. 

Kiddie Time!
Oct
7
11:00 pm23:00

Kiddie Time!

  • BATS Theatre

Kids have the most fun telling stories and being silly and imagining things. Kiddie Time takes the ways kids shows entertain kids and does it for bigger kids, with storytelling, arts and crafts, puppets, songs and more. Wear your onesies and pjs, there’ll be hot chocolates and midnight snacks, plus prizes for the best outfits!

Death Comes To Us All
Oct
7
8:00 pm20:00

Death Comes To Us All

  • BATS Theatre

If you knew you were dying what memories would you want to relive? Death Comes To Us All explores the delicate balance between life and death and how death makes living that much sweeter.

Grab Bag
Oct
6
11:00 pm23:00

Grab Bag

  • BATS Theatre

Anything could happen as improvisors (and excitable audience members) throw their names in the GrabBag to be drawn at random, summoned to the stage, and paired and trio-ed with absolutely anyone. Hardened pros take the stage with eager rookies, mixing the many flavours of improv in any and every direction.  

The Museum of Broken Relationships
Oct
6
8:00 pm20:00

The Museum of Broken Relationships

  • BATS Theatre

Inspired by the detritus of romantic relationships, this show explores them all, the broken ones and the ones that remain intact. For now... Moving, funny and maybe even a little bit cathartic. 

...In Bed
Oct
5
8:00 pm20:00

...In Bed

  • BATS Theatre

The average person spends a third of their life in bed. Sometimes we’re even asleep. But what about the times we’re not? ...In Bed deals with love, sex, and relationships in a truthful, playful, and sometimes silly way. Features adult content (but not like that).

This One Time
Oct
4
Oct 8

This One Time

  • BATS Theatre

Top performers from around New Zealand and the world come together to present an open improv performance inspired by their hometown styles, their personal stories, and their experiences at New Zealand Improv Festival. 

Nothing But The Truth
Oct
4
8:00 pm20:00

Nothing But The Truth

  • BATS Theatre

You’re the jury in the trial of the century. Meet three eyewitnesses, and the police who examined the crime scene. Listen to their testimonies and hear closing arguments. Then it’s up to you to deliver your verdict: guilty or not guilty.

Improdome
Oct
4
Oct 8

Improdome

  • BATS Theatre

Four teams enter. One team leaves. It’s a king-of-the-hill improv battle royale! Each night, four teams of improvisors are at the mercy of Master & Blaster, who issue scene challenges round by round. At the end of the night, the strongest team is victorious. Until they return to defend their title...