Blog - HaBYT


24 MayHaBYT

Gisborne Regional finals for the Rialto Channel 48 hrs furious film making competition. HaBYT awarded best editing - thanks to the expertise of Warren Elliott and Ben Sutherland from 2e media.  Also awarded Runners-Up for the region! We have won $150 from Wingnut Productions and $150 from NZFC. This will go towards the next combined project...

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48 hrs Film Festival

15 MayHaBYT

We made it! We are finalists in the Regional Finals for the Rialto Channel 48 hrs furious film-making competition. We have also been nominated for five awards: Best rising talent, Best Director, Best Editing, Best use of character (Harper Harrison), Best script. The finals are in Gisborne on Sat 23 May.        

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Screen-Acting Opportunity January 2014

8 JanHaBYT

HaBYT and 2e Media have teamed up to bring well known Kiwi film and TV actor, Peter Feeney to Hawke's Bay to share his skills with local youth and adult talent. Amongst Peter's film and TV credits are the hilarious dark comedy 'Black Sheep' and the serious television play 'Siege' which brought Peter to Napier for filming in 2011. The two...

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Vote for Andy

3 SepHaBYT

Voting started today for the People's Choice Award in the AMP Scholarships. As director of HaBYT, I have applied for a scholarship to help fund a three week professional development course in Physical Theatre and Devising which I wold love to attend in Queensland in January 2014. As a practitioner, I have a passion for both areas of theatre and...

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Term 3 off with a Bang!

13 AugHaBYT

We are only 3 weeks into the third school term, but what a lot we have done already! With a busy few weeks devising before the holidays, everyone from our Wednesday group, along with a couple from the Thursday group (hot off the heals of their own production of Wolf Boy and 100) was busy learning lines for their newly developed script 'Seven...

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Seven Deadly Sins

2 AugHaBYT

Tonight's the night...HaBYT's devised piece 'Seven Deadly Sins' inspired by a short play of the same name by Bertolt Brecht gets its first public 'outing' at the Hawke's Bay Theatrefest at Napier Little Theatre. We're excited to be a part of this festival, especially have created our play from scratch! It explores, you guessed it, the seven...

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Manawa: Contemporary NZ Theatre comes to the Bay

21 JunHaBYT

Hot on the heals of our marketing for next week's production of Wolf Boy and 100, is an exciting opportunity for Hawke's Bay people to experience quality contemporary Kiwi theatre written by and starring one of New Zealand's foremost young playwrights and performers, Jamie McCaskill, in association with his recently formed Maori theatre...

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HaBYT students in the news!

13 JunHaBYT

Yesterday was a great day in the Arts Section of the local rag...A great article about Iona's Tessa Rao, Meagan Frankum, and Woodford's Angela Seol and Hannah Matthews who all did wonderful things representing their schools and Hawke's Bay in the Sheilah Winn Shakesepeare national competition. Both schools came away with awards and Tessa has...

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May Madness

1 JunHaBYT

Well, what a fun month May was! We have doubled our membership size, met one of New Zealand's finest actors, got a new website and some funky marketing underway for our upcoming production at the end of June, and witnessed an hilarious debate on whether 'Life Imitates Art'. Firstly, I am so pleased to say that we now have a second HaBYT...

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Public and Other Relations 2012

24 NovHaBYT

REVIEW November 2012 HaBYT's Advanced Training Group has put together 5 short plays exploring the eternal questions of our relationships; using Satire, Comedy and Dramatic Portrayals. Director, Emma Van Asch has harnessed the enthusiasm and talents of teenage actors to produce thought-provoking questions. Van Asch starts our journey with...

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The Taming of the Shrew 2012

24 AugHaBYT

REVIEW August 2012 The 44th show from HaBYT, whose plays have been courageous and challenging. This Production is well worth seeing and is one of Shakespeare's most watchable plays. Logan Webber and Helena Steinmann, as Lucentio and Tranio, started the action and told their side of the story with clarity and understanding. Petruchio (Jordan...

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Desperate Antics 2012

24 JunHaBYT

DESPERATE ANTICS by Kevin Keys "Desperate Antics", the satirical play written by Kevin Keys for HaBYT's 2006 expedition to the Edinburgh Festival in 2006, was brought back to life, with no loss of relevance, by the HaBYT Advanced Training Group. REVIEW "REMARKABLE CLARITY BY DIRECTORS". "in 2012, making fun of the false Gods of...

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