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Creativity Collection

May 5, 2020 | Mogul

Our expert in play and creativity, Public Programmes Creative Producer Karen Carey, has curated a collection of websites with high quality creative content and fun, inspiring activities to do...Read More

Maker Faire Wellington robot

Maker Faire Wellington

March 6, 2020 | Natalie Crane

After 2 wonderful years, Capital E will no longer be producing Maker Faire Wellington. As you can appreciate, this was not an easy decision. We are focusing our resources on activities for our...Read More

Little Creators: Texture and Paint

April 3, 2019 | Ariane Galope

Let's explore how different textures create unique patterns! You’ll need: Materials with different textures (corrugated cardboard, scraps of materials, fake grass etc) Paint Paint...Read More

Talking ‘Te Kuia’ with Taki Rua

March 13, 2019 | Ariane Galope

Last Saturday,  Taki Rua held the World Premiere of their latest show Te Kuia Me Te Pūngāwerewere in Te Marae, Te Papa as part of the Capital E National Arts Festival. This show is a prequel to...Read More

Capital E's National Theatre for Children Wolfgang's Magical Musical Circus image credit by Dylan Evan

Welcoming Wolfgang to Wellington

March 13, 2019 | Ariane Galope

This week, the circus is in town with a classical music twist! The incredible Circa Contemporary Circus has taken the Creative Capital by storm, tumbling and twirling their way into the hearts of...Read More

Capital E National Arts Festival for Children - Barber of Seville

Introducing Opera to a New Generation

March 1, 2019 | Ariane Galope

We spoke to Pasquale Orchard, one of the talented performers of NZOpera's The Barber of Seville. Her and her wonderful team will be at Capital E National Arts Festival to perform a modern,...Read More

Roving Review Crew Competition!

March 1, 2019 | Ariane Galope

Hey Teachers! The Capital E National Arts Festival is almost here and we can’t wait for you and your class to experience the many amazing, award-winning performances coming to the Creative...Read More

Capital E National Arts Festival for Children Troll - image credit Tabitha Arthur Ed Watson

Getting Tricky with Trick of the Light

February 18, 2019 | Ariane Galope

Meet Ralph McCubbin Howell, writer and performer of Trick of The Light's TRÖLL. Fresh off an amazing, award-winning season, this performance is coming the Capital E National Arts Festival to wow...Read More

Meet Joe from the Capital E Team

January 24, 2019 | Ariane Galope

What’s your role at Capital E? I’m the Production Technician for the Live Team, which means that I look after all of the technical elements of the shows that we put on and make sure that our...Read More

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