A wild reimagining of the Greek classic
For one night only, Basement Co. transforms The Dark Room into the mercurial party-city of Thebes. Abandon your everyday lives and gather in the mountains to worship Dionysus and perform his mysterious rites. Enjoy dinner on us, and witness scenes from Euripides' classic tragedy.
More than ten years on from its conception, Basement Co. is still a one-of-a-kind initiative in New Zealand, used to find and train the Manawatu's most talented high-school drama students in the performing arts. Young performers, budding designers, and technicians from around the region gain exposure to professional coaching, direction and life as a theatre practitioner during this 8-month programme.
Director Samuel Phillips
Technical Operator Pierce Barber