Washington Internship 2016

By Batanai Mashingaidze

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Hey my name is Batanai Mashingaidze and I’m heading into my third and final year of my Bachelor in Performing Arts (Acting) at Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School. I’ll be heading over to Washington DC and New York City for 7 weeks for our internships that goes towards a part of our third year acting training. I’ll will be working along side and learning from theatre director Timothy Douglas in the 2 projects he’ll be involved in.

Timothy Douglas is an New York based theater director, actor, writer and educator who currently serves as an Associate Artist for Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park where he has staged 'The North Pool’ and his African- american take on Horton Foote’s 'The Trip to Bountiful’. Timothy was also the winner of the Jeff Award for Best New Work in 2013 for his take on Rajiv Joseph’s ‘The Lake Effect'. I am interested in working with someone who understands that talent and craft is in itself something unique and that being black isn’t my only point of difference as an artist and I believe and know from Timothy’s work that we both share this belief.

My ambition is to be an international actor, and my own personal and artistic passions lie in immersive, rigorous and non apologetic theatre; work that finds new ways to engage and challenge audience perspectives through form. Going to Washington DC to work with Timothy Douglas is an opportunity for me to practice my craft in order to expand and deepen my understanding of creating theatre that is both large in scale and of high performance quality.

It will also be feeding directly into my independent practice project for 2016, reworking my solo I created back in my first year. It is such an exciting opportunity for me but also super scary and very pricey! I need help with flights and accommodation. So please dontate what you can and share this to everyone you know and help me make this possible.

Thank you so much for your support!!!!!

 

 

 

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Anonymous pledger
2015-10-29 08:45:10 +1300
Sharon Yearsley
2015-10-28 14:30:39 +1300
Demi-Jo Manalo
2015-10-25 19:39:46 +1300

"Love you x"

Meg
2015-10-20 17:22:18 +1300
Elisha Swainson
2015-10-20 11:30:18 +1300

"From me and the mellon. A huge good luck to you B, sounds fabulous x"

Anonymous pledger
2015-10-20 08:52:50 +1300
Steph
2015-10-19 20:38:32 +1300

"You are amazing and we believe you will do great things!! May God guide you in all you do. Much love!! Leke and Steph."

Lara Anderson
2015-10-16 21:39:48 +1300

"Shine:)"

Morag
2015-10-16 17:54:00 +1300

"You are worth it. "

Kim Bonnington
2015-10-16 12:41:16 +1300

"grow, grow, grow!!"

Bryan Law
2015-10-16 09:51:35 +1300

"Love ya B all the best xx"

Jerome Cargill
2015-10-05 15:39:24 +1300

"Don't forget your roots Matron 'Mamma' Morton"

Anita
2015-09-30 11:16:33 +1300

"Awesome B!! Good luck with everything you will go far, God is with you - Gideon & Anita"

Kimble Henderson
2015-09-29 21:44:31 +1300

"Hope this helps you on you learning journey."

Suria
2015-09-27 14:50:19 +1300

"love u"

Nathan Frost-Hunt
2015-09-27 00:17:29 +1200

"Good luck B, you already what you can achieve so you don't need to hear it from me. Oh kill'em :)"

Rachel Anne
2015-09-22 17:36:41 +1200

"Go Batanai!! You're destined for amazing things. <3"

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Washington Internship 2016

Project 2015-09-17 21:56:03 +1200

Hey my name is Batanai Mashingaidze and I’m heading into my third and final year of my Bachelor in Performing Arts (Acting) at Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School. I’ll be heading over to Washington DC and New York City for 7 weeks for our internships that goes towards a part of our third year acting training. I’ll will be working along side and learning from theatre director Timothy Douglas in the 2 projects he’ll be involved in.

Timothy Douglas is an New York based theater director, actor, writer and educator who currently serves as an Associate Artist for Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park where he has staged 'The North Pool’ and his African- american take on Horton Foote’s 'The Trip to Bountiful’. Timothy was also the winner of the Jeff Award for Best New Work in 2013 for his take on Rajiv Joseph’s ‘The Lake Effect'. I am interested in working with someone who understands that talent and craft is in itself something unique and that being black isn’t my only point of difference as an artist and I believe and know from Timothy’s work that we both share this belief.

My ambition is to be an international actor, and my own personal and artistic passions lie in immersive, rigorous and non apologetic theatre; work that finds new ways to engage and challenge audience perspectives through form. Going to Washington DC to work with Timothy Douglas is an opportunity for me to practice my craft in order to expand and deepen my understanding of creating theatre that is both large in scale and of high performance quality.

It will also be feeding directly into my independent practice project for 2016, reworking my solo I created back in my first year. It is such an exciting opportunity for me but also super scary and very pricey! I need help with flights and accommodation. So please dontate what you can and share this to everyone you know and help me make this possible.

Thank you so much for your support!!!!!

 

 

 

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Hey! Thanks for checking out this project.

We haven't made any updates yet, follow us if you want to be notified when we do.

Anonymous pledger
2015-10-29 08:45:10 +1300
Sharon Yearsley
2015-10-28 14:30:39 +1300
Demi-Jo Manalo
2015-10-25 19:39:46 +1300

"Love you x"

Meg
2015-10-20 17:22:18 +1300
Elisha Swainson
2015-10-20 11:30:18 +1300

"From me and the mellon. A huge good luck to you B, sounds fabulous x"

Anonymous pledger
2015-10-20 08:52:50 +1300
Steph
2015-10-19 20:38:32 +1300

"You are amazing and we believe you will do great things!! May God guide you in all you do. Much love!! Leke and Steph."

Lara Anderson
2015-10-16 21:39:48 +1300

"Shine:)"

Morag
2015-10-16 17:54:00 +1300

"You are worth it. "

Kim Bonnington
2015-10-16 12:41:16 +1300

"grow, grow, grow!!"

Bryan Law
2015-10-16 09:51:35 +1300

"Love ya B all the best xx"

Jerome Cargill
2015-10-05 15:39:24 +1300

"Don't forget your roots Matron 'Mamma' Morton"

Anita
2015-09-30 11:16:33 +1300

"Awesome B!! Good luck with everything you will go far, God is with you - Gideon & Anita"

Kimble Henderson
2015-09-29 21:44:31 +1300

"Hope this helps you on you learning journey."

Suria
2015-09-27 14:50:19 +1300

"love u"

Nathan Frost-Hunt
2015-09-27 00:17:29 +1200

"Good luck B, you already what you can achieve so you don't need to hear it from me. Oh kill'em :)"

Rachel Anne
2015-09-22 17:36:41 +1200

"Go Batanai!! You're destined for amazing things. <3"

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