22 May 2020

The Basement Company Virtual Extravaganza - youth in lockdown

From First Up, 5:34 am on 22 May 2020

Stage combat, lockdown diaries, apocalypse fashion montages, juggling - the result of young creatives in lockdown. About 15 young people in the Manawatu filmed their experiences of isolation in a compilation video called The Basement Company Virtual Extravaganza. This week it was released as an online theatre project and has received a huge response online. Indira asked the director Lizzie Tollemache how it came about.