Mea Tau

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28 Feb - 4 March 2017
5.30pm (Tu & Wed); 
9.30pm (Th & Sat);
6.30pm (Fri)

Basement Theatre


The Basement and Auckland Fringe present:


By Elijah Kennar

Mea Tau. Weapon. Craftsmanship, masculinity, forging, skill. Both life-granting and life-taking, bringing connection to our place in this earth. What will your hands bring to these weapons? Elijah Kennar (How we Tessellate, Risk taking Choreographer Award 2015 - S+S) works with Trisha Brown’s ‘Locus Score’ and explores our fine lines between subjectivity and objectivity.

Performed by six men, Mea Tau personifies weapons with movement and gives them voice in a cheeky, enduring, and risky pursuit of pushing the body to its limits.

PLEASE NOTE: No entry after show starts.


$16 - $18


50 minutes


Accessible seating available

Content Warnings:


This Event is a:

  • Short work returning as a full length
Mea Tau raises the bar for precision engineering. Opening with overtones of Coen brother, and hints of urban Auckland a troupe of all men, dance an engagement with struggle.
— The Daily Blog