National Arts Festival

The Eel and Sina

From Auckland Theatre Company
By Jono Soo-Choon
Directed by Gaby Solomona

From Auckland Theatre Company’s Mythmakers project comes this new twist on the ancient Polynesian creation story, told from the naughty eel’s point of view. Does Eel have what it takes to sweep Sina off her big taro feet? Or will Sina make like a coconut and split? Told in English and Samoan and featuring traditional Samoan dance, song, and comedy.

Made with funding from Creative New Zealand and Auckland Council.

National Arts Festival

The Eel and Sina

From Auckland Theatre Company
By Jono Soo-Choon
Directed by Gaby Solomona

From Auckland Theatre Company’s Mythmakers project comes this new twist on the ancient Polynesian creation story, told from the naughty eel’s point of view. Does Eel have what it takes to sweep Sina off her big taro feet? Or will Sina make like a coconut and split? Told in English and Samoan and featuring traditional Samoan dance, song, and comedy.

Made with funding from Creative New Zealand and Auckland Council.
  • Where:Te Marae, Te Papa
  • Duration:45 minutes
  • Ages:2-8

It was exactly what I hoped my students would experience.

David Riley, Tangaroa College

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