School Shows

At Indian Ink, we want to introduce Rangatahi/Youth to the performing arts through creating and touring original New Zealand Indian productions. We believe the theatre is a place for Rangatahi to come together and explore what it means to live in this time and space.

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Next Gen – Youth Programme

Next Gen is for a community of young people aged 18-29 who either want careers in theatre or who simply love the artform and want to hang out with a theatre company to see how it all works!

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Indian Ink offers mask, puppetry and performance workshops for students of all ages and experience.

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Internships & Secondments

Indian Ink is uniquely placed to offer high quality mentorship and training to those who are eager to develop a career in the performing arts.

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Equal Access Tickets

Indian Ink supports equal access to the arts. We have a range of Equal Access ticket options available to recognize the economic barriers many folks are facing. Theatre should be for everyone.

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Tessa Rao in a yellow pant suit hugs Catherine Yates tight who looks uncomfortable in a cleaners outfit

Celebrating cleaners and doing the dirty work

A play that honours the humble office cleaner is coming to New Plymouth and will utilise a local choir for part of the cast.

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Actor Tessa Rao stands in a yellow pant suit and black top with her mouth open in shock. Her hands are held out in confusion

Dirty Work

By: WriteOnArts For 26 years, Indian Ink has been garnering critical acclaim with their original plays entertaining more than 500,000 people and winning a swag…

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Actor Justin Rogers in a brown jumper and tan pants stands smiling to the left while raising his arms

Randomness, uncertainty, absurdity, happiness, songs and Joy

The latest show from award winning theatre company Indian Ink has an excellent hook

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