Labyrinthine

By Tabitha Arthur

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NZ $2,823 pledged


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Labyrinthine

Project 2014-12-09 16:41:17 +1300

Thanks for checking out our PledgeMe campaign. Let us answer some of your pressing questions!

WHAT IS THIS BRILLIANT NEW SHOW EVERYONE'S BUZZING ABOUT?

Labyrinthine is a dark fairy tale for grown-ups; the world is surreal and surprising, poetic and playful. Think of a dark Alice in Wonderland and the beloved classic film The Dark Crystal

Our company includes award-winning, critically-acclaimed, highly talented performing arts trained professionals in hot demand. We aim to create new, unique, and innovative ways of experiencing live theatre. Our award-winning Fringe 2014 production, Traces. Ghosts From the Archives enjoyed a sell out season with waiting lists. We are really excited to bring this fresh, ambitious theatre work, Labyrinthine, to the Fringe Festival 2015!

WOW, IT SOUNDS AMAZING! TELL ME MORE...

With Labyrinthine the audience will experience something fresh and unexpected from a traditional theatre environment. In this ambitious promenade performance, the audience will wear masks so they remain anonymous voyeurs as they traverse the maze-like environment. An exciting, immersive experience, Labyrinthine will bring the world alive for the audience in a sensorial way: smell the forest, taste the delicious baking, feel a curious mist on your skin... Wander through mysterious forests, surreal waiting rooms, and a crochet-and-knitted world of syrupy-sweet grandmotherly affection – or is it…?

Elements of physical theatre, dance, song, and mask will be fused within strong actor's performances, projection animation, and original soundscapes, to create a non-traditional, highly satisfying, and deeply engaging theatrical experience.

CONCEPT SKETCHES

Production design concept sketches by Rachel
Costume design concept sketches by Louise
Concept inspiration photos provided by the powers of Google

Labyrinthine production design concept sketch by Rache Labyrinthine production design concept sketch by RacheLabyrinthine production design concept visual inspirations from the interwebsLabyrinthine costume design concept sketches by Louise

Labyrinthine production design concept visual inspirations from the interwebsLabyrinthine production design concept sketch by RachelLabyrinthine production design concept visual inspirations from the interwebs  

WHY DO YOU NEED MY HELP?

We need your PledgeMe support to help us secure and set dress a venue suitable for the world of Labyrinthine. And for some of the expenses of making the costumes. And the many, many masks. This is an ambitious task, but our team are full of passion, talent, and enthusiasm to make this a show to remember!

At the moment we can afford to dress one of our 16 performers. So the rest will be kinda exposed, and this ain't *that* sort of "adult's fairytale"...

We also need money for hiring speakers and lighting. So you can hear the incredible sound scape created by acclaimed composer Ryan Smith, and see the world (and hopefully fully costumed performers) by the highly talented Rachel Hilliar, Jonathan Kingston-Smith, and Louise Macpherson, lit by the clever Jason Longstaff.

This PledgeMe campaign will help us cover our basic costs. If we raise more than the amount we're asking, we will be able to afford more technological equipment and design elements to help make this ambitious production even more incredible than our wildest dreams.

ABOUT LIGHTSHADE

Visist our Facebook page & give us a 'Like' while you're there!

Check out our website to find out more about our past projects.

Comments

Updates 3

We made it!!!

19/01/2015 at 10:21 PM

Thank you so much for your support of our upcoming Fringe show LABYRINTHINE. We are so proud of this work, and are very grateful to you for supporting it - and us. You rock!

If you'd like to find out more about LABYRINTHINE, Like our LightShade Facebook page. - we'll be posting updates, behind-the-scenes, and lots of photos so you can see where your Pledge has gone.

Today we've been hard at work making masks - a fantastically productive Wellington Anniversary Day! Thanks to you, tomorrow we can start purchasing materials for costumes, props, set by award winning designers Rachel Hilliar and Louise MacPherson. And we can hire essential things such as sound equipment to play our stunning sound design by acclaimed Composer Ryan Smith!

So much happy right now - thanks to you :)

Thank you x infinity,
From Tabitha, Franki, and all the team of LABYRINTHINE

LABYRINTHINE
Get lost on a dark, magical adventure...
20 FEBRUARY - 13MARCH   |   FRINGE FESTIVAL 2015

We're underway!

12/01/2015 at 4:20 PM

We had our first music rehearsal yesterday - and maaaaaaan was it incredible. Our brilliant composer, Ryan Smith, has created an amazing soundscape for the world. Hazel, Jess, and Cathy-Ellen spent yesterday in the studio, with Ryan and director Tabitha, learning the elements of singing scattered throughout the show. Spine tinglingly delicious, it was!

 

Labyrinthine - Composer Ryan Smith

Wohooo!!!

17/12/2014 at 9:25 AM

Our campaign is off to a flying start! Thank you to all our Pledgers so far. It gives us warm fuzzies to have you backing us.

We now have a LightShade Facebook page and a LightShade website. Check out other projects we've done, and keep up-to-date on what we're doing for 'Labyrinthine'.

Thanks again for your support for 'Labyrinthine' - our whole team is so excited to make this show happen!

Warmly,
Tabitha

    Pledgers 56

    Amy Whiterod
    2015-01-08 19:37:54 +1300
    Lee Dowsett
    2015-01-06 17:42:24 +1300
    Meredith Dooley
    2015-01-04 21:09:40 +1300
    MaryLouise Thomas
    2015-01-04 16:08:35 +1300

    "can't wait to see this!! xx Marlo"

    alan
    2015-01-02 23:31:52 +1300
    Sally Thorburn
    2014-12-27 19:20:03 +1300
    philip merry
    2014-12-23 23:00:03 +1300
    Margaret Arthur
    2014-12-23 10:54:28 +1300
    Gavin Rutherford
    2014-12-23 09:53:27 +1300
    Harriet Prebble
    2014-12-23 08:53:43 +1300
    Eryn Rose Street
    2014-12-22 23:35:51 +1300

    "This genuinely sounds magical. I wish you guys all the best! Sorry I can't pledge more :( "

    Diane Aaltonen
    2014-12-22 10:53:50 +1300
    Daniel Addington
    2014-12-21 22:26:34 +1300
    Neil Connolly
    2014-12-16 22:44:37 +1300

    "I cannot wait to see this show. Inspiring cast, crew director and team. Go labarinthine!"

    Saffron Byron
    2014-12-16 17:28:38 +1300
    Cara Hill
    2014-12-16 13:45:12 +1300
    Simon McArthur
    2014-12-16 12:18:30 +1300

    "Love the sound of this show, and with such a talented group of people involved it can't be anything but wonderful."

    chris
    2014-12-16 11:02:14 +1300
    Mike Higham
    2014-12-16 08:58:31 +1300
    Margaret Arthur
    2014-12-15 20:41:51 +1300
    Benedict Reid
    2014-12-15 17:02:17 +1300
    Jenny Currie
    2014-12-15 16:28:53 +1300
    Anonymous pledger
    2014-12-15 16:17:40 +1300
    John Petrie
    2014-12-15 16:03:26 +1300
    Jane Arthur
    2014-12-15 13:48:39 +1300
    Anonymous pledger
    2014-12-15 12:37:32 +1300

    Labyrinthine

    Project 2014-12-09 16:41:17 +1300

    Thanks for checking out our PledgeMe campaign. Let us answer some of your pressing questions!

    WHAT IS THIS BRILLIANT NEW SHOW EVERYONE'S BUZZING ABOUT?

    Labyrinthine is a dark fairy tale for grown-ups; the world is surreal and surprising, poetic and playful. Think of a dark Alice in Wonderland and the beloved classic film The Dark Crystal

    Our company includes award-winning, critically-acclaimed, highly talented performing arts trained professionals in hot demand. We aim to create new, unique, and innovative ways of experiencing live theatre. Our award-winning Fringe 2014 production, Traces. Ghosts From the Archives enjoyed a sell out season with waiting lists. We are really excited to bring this fresh, ambitious theatre work, Labyrinthine, to the Fringe Festival 2015!

    WOW, IT SOUNDS AMAZING! TELL ME MORE...

    With Labyrinthine the audience will experience something fresh and unexpected from a traditional theatre environment. In this ambitious promenade performance, the audience will wear masks so they remain anonymous voyeurs as they traverse the maze-like environment. An exciting, immersive experience, Labyrinthine will bring the world alive for the audience in a sensorial way: smell the forest, taste the delicious baking, feel a curious mist on your skin... Wander through mysterious forests, surreal waiting rooms, and a crochet-and-knitted world of syrupy-sweet grandmotherly affection – or is it…?

    Elements of physical theatre, dance, song, and mask will be fused within strong actor's performances, projection animation, and original soundscapes, to create a non-traditional, highly satisfying, and deeply engaging theatrical experience.

    CONCEPT SKETCHES

    Production design concept sketches by Rachel
    Costume design concept sketches by Louise
    Concept inspiration photos provided by the powers of Google

    Labyrinthine production design concept sketch by Rache Labyrinthine production design concept sketch by RacheLabyrinthine production design concept visual inspirations from the interwebsLabyrinthine costume design concept sketches by Louise

    Labyrinthine production design concept visual inspirations from the interwebsLabyrinthine production design concept sketch by RachelLabyrinthine production design concept visual inspirations from the interwebs  

    WHY DO YOU NEED MY HELP?

    We need your PledgeMe support to help us secure and set dress a venue suitable for the world of Labyrinthine. And for some of the expenses of making the costumes. And the many, many masks. This is an ambitious task, but our team are full of passion, talent, and enthusiasm to make this a show to remember!

    At the moment we can afford to dress one of our 16 performers. So the rest will be kinda exposed, and this ain't *that* sort of "adult's fairytale"...

    We also need money for hiring speakers and lighting. So you can hear the incredible sound scape created by acclaimed composer Ryan Smith, and see the world (and hopefully fully costumed performers) by the highly talented Rachel Hilliar, Jonathan Kingston-Smith, and Louise Macpherson, lit by the clever Jason Longstaff.

    This PledgeMe campaign will help us cover our basic costs. If we raise more than the amount we're asking, we will be able to afford more technological equipment and design elements to help make this ambitious production even more incredible than our wildest dreams.

    ABOUT LIGHTSHADE

    Visist our Facebook page & give us a 'Like' while you're there!

    Check out our website to find out more about our past projects.

    Comments

    We made it!!!

    19/01/2015 at 10:21 PM

    Thank you so much for your support of our upcoming Fringe show LABYRINTHINE. We are so proud of this work, and are very grateful to you for supporting it - and us. You rock!

    If you'd like to find out more about LABYRINTHINE, Like our LightShade Facebook page. - we'll be posting updates, behind-the-scenes, and lots of photos so you can see where your Pledge has gone.

    Today we've been hard at work making masks - a fantastically productive Wellington Anniversary Day! Thanks to you, tomorrow we can start purchasing materials for costumes, props, set by award winning designers Rachel Hilliar and Louise MacPherson. And we can hire essential things such as sound equipment to play our stunning sound design by acclaimed Composer Ryan Smith!

    So much happy right now - thanks to you :)

    Thank you x infinity,
    From Tabitha, Franki, and all the team of LABYRINTHINE

    LABYRINTHINE
    Get lost on a dark, magical adventure...
    20 FEBRUARY - 13MARCH   |   FRINGE FESTIVAL 2015

    We're underway!

    12/01/2015 at 4:20 PM

    We had our first music rehearsal yesterday - and maaaaaaan was it incredible. Our brilliant composer, Ryan Smith, has created an amazing soundscape for the world. Hazel, Jess, and Cathy-Ellen spent yesterday in the studio, with Ryan and director Tabitha, learning the elements of singing scattered throughout the show. Spine tinglingly delicious, it was!

     

    Labyrinthine - Composer Ryan Smith

    Wohooo!!!

    17/12/2014 at 9:25 AM

    Our campaign is off to a flying start! Thank you to all our Pledgers so far. It gives us warm fuzzies to have you backing us.

    We now have a LightShade Facebook page and a LightShade website. Check out other projects we've done, and keep up-to-date on what we're doing for 'Labyrinthine'.

    Thanks again for your support for 'Labyrinthine' - our whole team is so excited to make this show happen!

    Warmly,
    Tabitha

      Amy Whiterod
      2015-01-08 19:37:54 +1300
      Lee Dowsett
      2015-01-06 17:42:24 +1300
      Meredith Dooley
      2015-01-04 21:09:40 +1300
      MaryLouise Thomas
      2015-01-04 16:08:35 +1300

      "can't wait to see this!! xx Marlo"

      alan
      2015-01-02 23:31:52 +1300
      Sally Thorburn
      2014-12-27 19:20:03 +1300
      philip merry
      2014-12-23 23:00:03 +1300
      Margaret Arthur
      2014-12-23 10:54:28 +1300
      Gavin Rutherford
      2014-12-23 09:53:27 +1300
      Harriet Prebble
      2014-12-23 08:53:43 +1300
      Eryn Rose Street
      2014-12-22 23:35:51 +1300

      "This genuinely sounds magical. I wish you guys all the best! Sorry I can't pledge more :( "

      Diane Aaltonen
      2014-12-22 10:53:50 +1300
      Daniel Addington
      2014-12-21 22:26:34 +1300
      Neil Connolly
      2014-12-16 22:44:37 +1300

      "I cannot wait to see this show. Inspiring cast, crew director and team. Go labarinthine!"

      Saffron Byron
      2014-12-16 17:28:38 +1300
      Cara Hill
      2014-12-16 13:45:12 +1300
      Simon McArthur
      2014-12-16 12:18:30 +1300

      "Love the sound of this show, and with such a talented group of people involved it can't be anything but wonderful."

      chris
      2014-12-16 11:02:14 +1300
      Mike Higham
      2014-12-16 08:58:31 +1300
      Margaret Arthur
      2014-12-15 20:41:51 +1300
      Benedict Reid
      2014-12-15 17:02:17 +1300
      Jenny Currie
      2014-12-15 16:28:53 +1300
      Anonymous pledger
      2014-12-15 16:17:40 +1300
      John Petrie
      2014-12-15 16:03:26 +1300
      Jane Arthur
      2014-12-15 13:48:39 +1300
      Anonymous pledger
      2014-12-15 12:37:32 +1300
      This campaign was successful and got its funding on 19/01/2015 at 8:23 PM.