Company

Vision

Red Leap is a leader in transformative theatre experiences, placing women at the centre

Mission

Creating high quality, original visual theatre that pushes creative boundaries, transforms how the audience relates to theatre and celebrates and supports women’s stories and talents

Values

Connection

Fostering the relationship between audience and company – empowering the audience to engage with the making process through feedback, open rehearsals; then igniting their imaginations with the final production.

Developing emerging female practitioners, fostering their voices

Believing in something greater than ourselves

Collaboration

Empowering all voices in the devising team, valuing equity of communication, towards a truly collaborative process.

Collaborate with teachers to upskill the next generation of theatre makers

Courage

Dedication to the devising process, creating new stories from the ground up.

Dedication to new work

Commitment to equality

Courage to remain faithful to the devising process

Transformation

We seek to activate the imagination of the audience

Transforming how audiences engage with theatre

Inspiring the audience to open their hearts to the power of transformation

Excellence

We make work of the highest quality

Red Leap across the years:

2009

The Arrival premieres at Auckland Festival

2010

The Arrival plays Sydney, Hong Kong and NZ Festivals
INCUBATOR 2010 development workshop for established artists

2011

Paper Sky premieres at Auckland Festival

2012

INCUBATOR 2012
The Arrival plays at the International Arts Festival in Korea and returns to Auckland
Paper Sky plays at Mangere Arts Centre for the Southside Festival and tours to Downstage in Wellington

2013

INCUBATOR 2013
The Arrival tours to Macau and Taiwan
Paper Sky tours to Northland

2014

SEA premieres in Auckland
INCUBATOR 2014

2015

Dust Pilgrim premieres at Forum North Whangarei, and plays at Q Theatre in Auckland

2016

Red Leap host the Women in Theatre Hui at Corban Estate
Starlings performs as a POP project across Auckland
Dust Pilgrim tours North Island
Starlings play at Auckland Live and Art Dego

2017

Kororāreka – The Ballad of Maggie Flynn premieres at Q Theatre in Auckland, and tours to Northland
This Fragile Planet (in collaboration with the NZ Dance Company) begins development
INCUBATOR 2017

2018

Dust Pilgrim tours to Invercargill, Dunedin and Nelson
Kororāreka – The Ballad of Maggie Flynn tours to Napier, Wellington, Auckland, Tauranga and Hamilton
Owls Do Cry begins development
INCUBATOR 2018

2019

Development and premiere of Owls Do Cry in Ōamaru and Auckland
Development of Dakota of the White Flats
INCUBATOR 2019

Core Team

Artistic Director

Julie Nolan

General Manager

Grant Mouldey

Associate Director

Ella Becroft


Auditions

Auditions

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