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Chrissy Hodkinson

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This is the sixth production Chrissy has directed for Stables - three One Act plays: Ritual for Dolls, Soldier‘s Song and The Zoo Story; the terrific farce “Not Now Darling” and earlier this year a wonderful black comedy “Where There’s a Will....”. In 2007 and 2008 Chrissy was privileged to act as the ETS representative in the Auckland Community Theatre Trust Awards (ACTT) Adjudication process – a role which she enjoyed enormously. It was a fantastic opportunity to see many wonderful shows and be amazed by the depth of talent that exists within large parts of the Auckland theatre community. There is no doubt that the heart and health of Auckland community theatre is strong and vital. Chrissy came across 'Where There‘s A Will....', the play she directed earlier this year, in 2007 through email contact with the playwright, Ian Hornby, a founding member of New Theatre Publications (NTP) in the UK. NTP is a Playwrights‘ Co-operative who aim to cut out the middle-men and profit-makers from the world of Theatre Publishing and give individual playwrights the opportunity to take greater control and responsibility in the marketing of their work. Their web-site contains a great catalogue of plays and pdf scripts are happily sent via email which allows the enquirer to screenlots of plays while searching for 'the one'. Survivor was also located through NTP and Chrissy was able to make direct contact with Graham Rhodes, the playwright, regarding the NZ adaptation.

For Ellerslie TheatreChook Chook (2017)director
Survivor (2009)director
Where There's A Will... (2009)director
Not Now Darling (2006)director
Soldier's Song (2005)director
Ritual For Dolls (2004)director
By Degrees (2003)Glenys
The Farm (2002)Madeline 'Maddy' Greene
Hot Water (2000)Harriet