19 Jun 2009
LOVE YOU APPROXIMATELY
“Exciting new theatre … utterly rewarding” National Radio
They met on her OE.Now Imogen is back in New Zealand and Pere lives in Spain.Bravely they attempt to grow a relationship at a long distance using all the technology they have at their disposal: webcam, online chat, emails, text messages.Explore a connection that crosses cultures, languages and time-zones, as Imogen and Pere create a poignant contemporary love story which has become a reality for thousands of people worldwide.
Award-winning NZ theatre collective the clinic presents a visually rich and dramatically compelling multimedia performance.During its ten-year history, the clinic has created over fifteen performances, marrying the art of storytelling with theatrical and technical innovation, garnering acclaim from critics and audiences alike.
“they’re undoubtedly talented and their innovative use of new technologies, media and art forms deserves wider recognition”
After 5 years living and working in Barcelona and Girona, Spain, director Julieanne Eason, is returning to her home town of Christchurch with Love You Approximately.Collaborating with artists in Girona, Spain, Love You Approximately is a love story with 2 actors – one actor live and the other only in video.Using all the technology available to them, the clinic incorporates pre-recorded video projection, live feed between Spain and New Zealand, skype, webcam, emails and text messages.
Christchurch Arts Festival 2009
Tuesday 28th to Friday 31st July, 7pm
Saturday 1st August, 2pm & 7pm
66 Gloucester St, Christchurch
Tickets: Full Price $25, Concession/Friend $20
”innovative, immensely creative, striking and original"The Press
The clinic is a collective of performers and artists known for creativity, innovation and differentiation.Devising original work, experimenting with multimedia and site-specific theatre, their works include Christchurch Summertimes Seasons of Cyrano de Bergerac and The Reluctant Doctor of Love, The Peculiar Case of Clara Parsons (Nominated “Best Original Theatre” & “Best Sound Design” Wgtn Chapman Tripp Awards 2004), Wild Night American Dream (Nominated “Best Original Theatre” Wgtn Chapman Tripp Awards 2001), Beneath Our Feet (Christchurch Arts Festival 2001), The Forbidden Room (“Fringe Best for Multimedia” Wgtn Fringe Festival 2001) and Synapse: digging for apples (“Fringe Best for Theatre” Wgtn Fringe Festival 2000).
"accessible, entertaining, and vastly different from the usual theatrical fare"