Matt Baker

Matt graduated from the Unitec School of Performing And Screen Arts in 2007, but made his theatrical debut in Australia in 2004 in The Lion King, with which he toured for two years. Since then, he has continued to work in theatre (Measure for Measure, My Night With Reg), musicals (The Full Monty, Hungover), short films (Breakdown, After Here), television series (The Almighty Johnsons, Filthy Rich), and commercials (The National Bank, Speight’s). Matt also has a Postgraduate Diploma in Arts specialising in Drama from the University of Auckland, and a Master of Arts in Theatre Criticism and Dramaturgy from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London. He also works as a director (An Unseasonable Fall of Snow, The Lesson) and theatre critic (Theatre Scenes). Matt is represented by Kathryn Rawlings & Associates, is a member of Actors Equity New Zealand, and is the inaugural New Zealand member of the International Association of Theatre Critics.

Matt Baker has helped fund

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Last Tapes Theatre Company

Brimming with vivacious wit, a bit of bravado and some downright silliness, Earnest is a reimagining that blasts the cobwebs off Oscar Wilde's saucy play.

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$2,500.00
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Lydia Zanetti

SEP ARATE is a dance theatre show by the combined choreographic powers of val smith and Lydia Zanetti. Featuring a plethora of Auckland talent, SEP ARATE teases out the conversation around gender and sexuality through a queer gaze. In turn hilarious, challenging and charming, this is dance with a sprinkling of clowning and theatre - making a show that is accessible and current. We need dancers in order to perform however...

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$981.00
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Josephine Stewart-Tewhiu

A dark comedy about the black horse of modern depression. Told through theatre, animation and live illustration.

103% FUNDED
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$2,200.00
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Delia Cormack

Fun Run is an absurdist comedy about why we run, where we are running to and what we are running for. Can the competitors keep the fun in the run?

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$1,500.00
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Ghazaleh Golbakhsh

A young optometrist dreams of following in the footsteps of Sir Edmund Hillary as he treks into the Himalayas to bring basic eye care to earthquake-struck villages around the foot of Mt Everest. A 45 minute documentary intended for broadcast.

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