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The Children's Midsummer Night's Dream

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“Lord, what fools these mortals be”

Bringing the magic of Shakespeare to life for young people in this 60-minute production guaranteed to delight families aged 5 years and up.

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Who Are We?

The Stage Company is a professional children's theatre company renowned for our high-energy and hilarious musical pantomimes. Our shows are enjoyed by thousands of Auckland children every year through the Southern Stars Charitable Trust KISS (Kids In Show Seats) programme, which also sponsors disadvantaged children to experience live theatre. For the last four years we have co-produced an annual children’s show with TAPAC including our own original show Tom's Marvellous 


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Costume designer, illustrator and stylist, Erika's body of work extends over the past twenty-five years. 

Artistic Director


Born and raised in Devon, Nancy's career first started after being awarded a scholarship to study at The Nesta Brooking School of Ballet, London, followed by a second scholarship to study Drama, Dance, and Singing at The Arts Educational Stage School, London.

Spanning a career of over 30 years as a dancer, actress choreographer & director, Nancy is currently the Co-Director of Auckland Academy of Dance, and the Artistic Director of The Stage Company and Southern Stars KISS Theatre programme.

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Costume Designer

Costumer designer, illustrator and stylist,  Erika’s body of work over the last 25 years has inspired and educated children and audiences alike. 

Sebastian Holland-Dudding

Musical Director

Sebastian is a graduate of The Actors Programme (TAP) and MAINZ. Composer, singer and guitarist - 'Normans Hill' and currently 'Clovis'. Musical Theatre performer for many years, including freelance as Voice and Acting coach.

Daniel Cooper


Daniel trained at The New Zealand School of Dance. Performer, Choreographer and Teaching credits include – Billy Elliot ATC. Black Grace Dance Company.  Stars in Their Eyes, Montanan Sunday Theatre. World of Wearable Art. Okareka Dance Company, Atamira Dance Company.  Dance Educator for the Royal New Zealand Ballet, Independance, Raising the Barre, Unitec.   

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