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Strangers

  • The Heyday Dome at BATS Theatre 1 Kent Terrace Wellington, 6011 New Zealand (map)
Rear view of passengers on a bus

Strangers is a unique, unscripted comedy-drama devised by veteran improviser Jonathan Briden, exploring the moment when two strangers meet. It may be a fleeting moment of connection, the start of a whirlwind romance, or the beginning of a deadly rivalry.

Watch as our actors create beautiful moments of humour, heartbreak, and humanity in an unscripted exploration into the genesis of relationship, performed an ensemble cast from across NZIF 2018.

Fantastically engaging… If Strangers comes to your town, I urge you to see it.
— Echoes from the Wings, Nelson Fringe 2018

Director Jonathan Briden (NZ) is an improvisor with over 30 years experience. He is the current Artistic Director of Impulse Theatre (Christchurch). His improvisation focuses on removing obligations so that the performer can explore and discover freely, fully engaged, and in the moment. Impulse Theatre is committed to creating innovative works of theatre through the art of improvisation.

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