Project Overview



Since graduating from the Wellington Performing Arts Centre (now Te Auaha: NZ Institute of Creativity) with a Diploma in Commercial Dance: Distinction, Virginia has not only produced all her own works, but has and still does, produce theatre and performance for independent companies, festivals, and choreographers. As a producer, her role includes artist liaison, fundraising, volunteer wrangling, and marketing and social media. Virginia also undertakes a variety of publicity mahi on an ad-hoc basis.

Roles include:

  • Publicist: Underside, the fourth Community Choreographic Project by Movement Art Practice, 2022
  • Publicist/Assistant Producer: Permanent Distraction, the second Choreographic Commission by Tiny Fest, 2022
  • Publicist: INHERENT AWKWARDNESS, a triple bill of performance for Dunedin Fringe 2022 with herself, Jess Quaid, and Maggie Covell
  • Co-Producer: Ōtautahi Tiny Performance Festival 2019, 2021, and 2023, an almost annual festival of experimental performances, back-to-back over 1-3 days
  • Producer: The Performance Arcade 2016, an annual Live Art festival and programme of free events located on Wellington Waterfront
  • Producer/Publicist: A Symphony of Sloths, directed by Marika Pratley, NZ Fringe Festival, Auckland Fringe Festival, Dunedin Fringe, 2014-15
  • Producer: Urban Condition, Raw Arts Corporation, choreographed by Leonie Douglas, Wellington 2007
  • Producer: Check It Out, You Can and You Will Productions, BATS Theatre, Wellington 2006
  • Producer: The Operation of the Sun, Ake Ake Theatre Company, NZ Fringe Festival, Wellington 2006

Photo credit:

  • Petra Mingneau, Ōtautahi Tiny Performance Festival 2019