SHORT + SWEET THEATRE
What are Gerry and Lorna waiting for? Is it the pizza delivery? Is Gerry waiting to see what happens on ‘Survival’? Is he also expecting something special tonight? Is Lorna waiting to see a movie or go dancing? Or is it something else she is really waiting for?
Writer Ila Jane Selwyn
Director Ila Jane Selwyn
Hoogle Horn Players
Ila Selwyn is attending Gary Henderson’s Theatre Writing Course at Corbans, where she wrote WAITING. Jo Smith directed Peter Daube and Nicola Kawana in a work-shop of it in May. Years ago Ila did Dip Drama under Murray Edmond and wrote a one-act play which she directed at Titirangi Theatre. She turned to writing poetry and became an MC at Poetry Live for four years then ran Rhythm & Verse at Lopdell House for the next five. In 2014, for her MCW at Auckland University, she wrote a play incorporating poetry, which was work-shopped twice.