Past Events

Calgaro & Co. (Improv comedy & more!)

20 Apr 20:00 - 21:15 20 Apr 20:00 - 21:15 - Nelson Nelson
Ghost Light Theatre Ghost Light Theatre
A new monthly improv show (and more) with Australian improv know-it-all, Linda Calgaro. Every show sees Linda creating improvised comedy with a special, talented guest. We promise...   More info

Dungeons & Dragons & Comedians: Nelson Edition

25 Apr 19:30 - 21:30 25 Apr 19:30 - 21:30 - Nelson Nelson
Ghost Light Theatre Ghost Light Theatre
D&D&C is hitting the road! For generations, Dungeons and Dragons has brought joy to nerds in lounges and basements around the world. Now it is time for D&D to emerge from the...   More info

My Dad's Deaths (Nelson Fringe)

27 Apr 21:00 - 22:00 27 Apr 21:00 - 22:00 - Nelson Nelson
Ghost Light Theatre Ghost Light Theatre
Incredible Australian comedian and storyteller Jon Bennett (Pretending Things are a Cock, Fire in the Meth Lab) has done plenty for his parents to be proud of. Jon is a multi...   More info

Having A Party With Gold Medal Famous

27 Apr 22:15 - 23:15 27 Apr 22:15 - 23:15 - Nelson Nelson
Ghost Light Theatre Ghost Light Theatre
Gold Medal Famous is a three-piece electro-pop band recognised for their outspokenness and singular style. Chris Wilson founded GMF in 2008 and the band line up has stayed the...   More info

Easy / Beginner Dancehall Workshop - Nelson

29 Apr 13:00 - 16:00 29 Apr 13:00 - 16:00 - Nelson Nelson
Ghost Light Theatre Ghost Light Theatre
Adult & dancehall dance workshop. Easy moves, non-dancers welcome. http:/movegoodnow.com/.This workshop is part of the fabulous Nelson Fringe Festival 27April-6May. Many great...   More info

Workshop: Storytelling With Jon Bennett

30 Apr 13:00 - 16:00 30 Apr 13:00 - 16:00 - Nelson Nelson
Ghost Light Theatre Ghost Light Theatre
Experience a short storytelling performance with a Q&A and special guests followed by a workshop by professional touring comedian and storyteller Jon Bennett (Fire in the Meth Lab...   More info

Workshop: Creating Connection

03 May 09:00 - 12:00 03 May 09:00 - 12:00 - Nelson Nelson
Ghost Light Theatre Ghost Light Theatre
This workshop will focus on the space between actors. How can we create, manipulate and morph relationships on stage? How can we be completely comfortable and vulnerable with our...   More info

Workshop: Oriental Fusion Belly Dance Drills and Combos

04 May 09:00 - 12:00 04 May 09:00 - 12:00 - Nelson Nelson
Ghost Light Theatre Ghost Light Theatre
Belly Dancing is a beautiful and graceful art form that originated from the Middle East. Also known as Raks Sharqi, Egyptian Cabaret, and Oriental Dance, this dance captures your...   More info

Bay City Shimmy

04 May 18:30 - 19:30 04 May 18:30 - 19:30 - Nelson Nelson
Ghost Light Theatre Ghost Light Theatre
Think you know belly dance? Expect the unexpected with the performances on offer in this show. Bay City Shimmy is a vibrant celebration of belly dance in New Zealand, pulling...   More info

Drop the Mask

04 May 20:00 - 21:00 04 May 20:00 - 21:00 - Nelson Nelson
Ghost Light Theatre Ghost Light Theatre
About the artistic direction I’ve always wanted to be the owner of place where people can feel safe to be themselves and can spend good times with friends. I thought about having...   More info

Fire in the Meth Lab (Nelson Fringe)

04 May 21:00 - 22:00 04 May 21:00 - 22:00 - Nelson Nelson
Ghost Light Theatre Ghost Light Theatre
Internationally renowned comedian and storyteller Jon Bennett (Pretending Things are a Cock, My Dad’s Deaths) is comedy on fire and storytelling on speed. He is bringing Fire in...   More info

Stepping Up - Ben 'Tito' Caldwell

04 May 22:15 - 23:15 04 May 22:15 - 23:15 - Nelson Nelson
Ghost Light Theatre Ghost Light Theatre
In the space of three years, comedian Tito has gone from a university slacker to a married father of five children. His whirlwind and unique journey into parenthood has left him...   More info

Justin 'Rusty' White - The Thinking Person's Idiot | Nels Fringe

05 May 20:50 - 22:00 05 May 20:50 - 22:00 - Nelson Nelson
Ghost Light Theatre Ghost Light Theatre
Last year Rusty brought you his smash-hit show I Learnt Something Once , going on to take it nationwide and over the Tasman to widespread critical acclaim and audience delight...   More info

Fergus Aitken: Masterclass in Movement & Mime: Nelson (16+)

13 May 13:00 - 16:00 13 May 13:00 - 16:00 - Nelson Nelson
Ghost Light Theatre Ghost Light Theatre
A three-hour intensive movement and mime workshop for performing artists and people wishing to develop their physical skills and awareness. Students are taken on a journey of...   More info

Disenchanted

26 Jul 19:00 - 04 Aug 21:00 26 Jul 19:00 - 04 Aug 21:00 - Nelson Nelson
Ghost Light Theatre Ghost Light Theatre
Poisoned apples. Glass slippers. Who needs ’em?! Not Snow White and her posse of disenchanted princesses in the hilarious hit musical that is anything but Grimm. Forget the...   More info

The Nelson Pun Battle Championships!

23 Aug 20:00 - 25 Aug 22:00 23 Aug 20:00 - 25 Aug 22:00 - Nelson Nelson
Ghost Light Theatre Ghost Light Theatre
Get ready to groan! Wits have been sharpened, wea-puns will be wielded, funny bones may well be broken. Will our competitors pun-ble under the pressure?! After sold-out and truly...   More info


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