Brock's team is just two games away from winning
the competition and he believes that clinching the
championship alongside his mates is the fairytale end before going
to the rugby academy. Through rose tinted glasses, the future seems
bright, but how far will he go to make his dream a
OUR UNIQUE ANGLE
Originally a 10 minute piece, Balls has grown up since it's
initial supervision sessions (thanks to theatre personality, Ben
Crowder for his guidance and encouragement) right through to it's
workshop days with various actors who brought to the table their
versatilities. 'Balls' is now developed into a full length 90 min
stage play and has been accepted in the 'Emerging Artists' Showcase
at Te Pou Theatre in New Lynn, Auckland.
WHY WE NEED FUNDING
Because Navi's ethos revolves around collaboration, we
believe all artists who contribute their creative energies and
talent deserve to be paid. Hence through funding, we'll be able to
cater to all our artists and crew who collaborate with
YOU CAN HELP US RAISE $5,000 TO COVER:
- Venue hire fees
- Rehearsal space hire
- Rugby uniforms and shoes hire
- SPFX make up (required for on stage brusing and sports
- Set props and Rugby gear (mouth guards, first aid kits,
- Building a changing room set (for a more realistic
- Transport fees (transporting set furniture and props to
and from theatre)
- Theatre storage fees
- Printing costs (scripts, theatre programmes, flyers and
- Hiring a Fight Choreographer (professional assistance
- General administration costs for running
YOU ARE OUR HERO!
This is Navi's first crowdfunding campaign and we
would be over the moon to achieve our target with your help.
Anything from as little as $5 to $50 would take us towards reaching
our $5k goal!
You are not only supporting young Kiwi artists, but also
encouraging collaboration within NZ's Arts Community. Follow Navi
Collaborative on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! Spread the word
and share our campaign with people beyond our circle and come to
see our show! Your help is greatly appreciated.
Balls' has an impressive amount of genuine energy
and grit. Nothing will make us more proud than to bring this
production to life!
VENUE: TE POU THEATRE, 44A PORTAGE RD, NEW LYNN,
SEASON: 16 - 19 MARCH 2016
BALLS GETS REVIEWED!
43 MONTHS AGO
OUTSTANDING AND PASSIONATE PERFORMANCES!
That is how Auckland's 'Theatreview' describes the show.
We can not thank you enough for helping us reach our goals. This has been a beautiful journey so far and we still have plans to take 'Balls' much further. This is an example how how art can bring communities closer.
Team Navi and all our cast members have enjoyed the experience of bringing Rugby and Theatre together. Only 2 more nights of performances left! Make sure you come to Te Pou and see our show!
To read the full review, click on the link below:
'BALLS' IS OFFICIALLY FUNDED!
43 MONTHS AGO
THANK YOU SO MUCH!
We are very grateful for all the love and support we have received over the past month. Thank you to all the donors who have pledged towards our #LetsBoostNavi campaign
This is a huge achievement for all creatives like us who want to work in the industry as professional artists. You have made it possible for us to take the first step.
We hope to see you at Te Pou Theatre from 16 - 19th March!
#LetsBoostNavi in 3 DAYS!
43 MONTHS AGO
What a tremendous journey so far!
From rehearsals, organising set furniture, bringing characters to
life and of course working with an incredible bunch of
Even though we have had generous support from our loved ones
throughout this campaign, we are still 51% shy of reaching our
$5000 goal. All we can do is truely demonstrate our core intention
of why this project matters and why working for free is not an
option we want to rely on. With all the funds you have helped us
raise so far will be returned if we don't reach our goal in 3 days.
Yes that's right, this is ALL or NOTHING.
Director of Navi Collaborative, Dawn Glover explains further:
43 MONTHS AGO
We are killing it at all our rehearsals to bring you one of the best original shows this summer. From today, we only have 11 days to go before our campaign ends to raise $5000 - and yes we are still very motivated to reach our target!
Thanks to all those who have donated towards our production, we would like to encourage you to share our campaign with your friends and family too. Balls has been quite a journey so far, and we cannot wait to bring this show on stage for you!
Here's a picture of our cast rehearsing on beast mode!
Reached 25% today!
44 MONTHS AGO
Thanks to all the donors - we are so grateful! This week we need a
team of soldiers to push us to our halfway mark of raising $2500.
If you haven't seen our promo video, it's included in the link
below. Feel free to share!