the 2019 lead team
This year’s Revue will be led by the following people who can’t wait to make it happen:
Directors: Shawn Moodie, Grace Chua, Oliver Smith and Nina Rogue
Producer and co-founder: Sunil Nathu
Choreographer: Holly Roberts
Videographer: Connor Ayliffe
2017 cast and crew
'If you are looking to meet a bunch of cool people, you don’t have to be creative to be a part of this!"
Any wise words for Yo Pros interested in doing Revue next year? "Bring Double Brown"
For a $50 Friday night Johann is heading staright to Dominion Road for some Asian food!
SunKee's favourite thing about being involved with the Revue is that it feels like he's back at uni doing the engineering revue again! But this time his grades aren't suffering.
Any hidden talents? "Finding free parking in the city" - Teach us!
As one of the directors for The Revue 2017, Shuchi loves "seeing the confidence of the cast and crew grow, from everyone who walks in to the first Meet and Greet drinks event, to the first few Revue parties as they get to know each other, to the awkward dance practices...right through to seeing their faces after they smash their performances on stage!"
"Come to the Revue. You may have an actor/actress inside you and just don't know it yet" - Vikram
Favorite thing about being involved with the Revue so far? "The cool people involved. Everyone is so easy to talk to, open and accepting of whoever you are and what you're about."
Ummm Cameron has 3 nipples...
Any hidden talents? "I've yet to injure myself while dancing?" - Touch wood!
#NoRegrets. Gavin has loved meeting some great new people, getting involved in something he never saw himself doing before and enjoying it immensely.
Any hidden talents? Let's not spoil the surprise and leave it for the stage!
Carbolic's top cat since its conception 7 years ago. Why? He loves "seeing people come together from all different backgrounds and professions to create a quality and engaging product, and the journey that everyone takes to get there."
What’s your favorite thing about being involved in The Revue so far? "Working on skits with a bunch of awesome and creative people."
The practical one in the cast, Jono's $50 Friday night is ... going straight "to the bank, so I could put it in my savings account."
Hidden talents? Ah yeah! She speaks Spanish, can name all 196 countries in the world in under 8 minutes (last time she checked), and can do the worm?!
After directing two years in a row (2015 and 2016), James has now taken on a new role as one of the producers. Managing sponsorship and providing the platform for the directors to put together a bloody good show with our awesome cast and crew is all part of the gig.
Natalie loves heading to the den of dive bars underneath St Kevin's Arcade called Whammy, Backroom and Wine Cellar. Stop by - you might even catch her performing there as Natattack!
Introducing Alysha, by day the National Programmes Manager for NetballNZ, and by night one of the talented directors for The Revue 2017: Last Call. This is Alysha’s third Revue - she just keeps comin’ back for “the people, the laughs, and the fun!”
Kurdee's favourite thing about The Revue? Helping out with costumes and getting to know awesome people!
What would you do with $50 on a Friday night? "Put it all on black. Go hard or go home baby!"
With $50 on a Friday night Annalise would go to a "BYO with my fellow Revuers, followed by Snort at Basement Theatre. Will usually end up dancing the night away in Ponsonby after a few too many vinos."
Hannah is a photographer and the woman behind these beautiful cast photos! Having lived in Auckland for just over a year now, Hannah says the people she's met in The Revue are by far some of the most friendly, kind hearted people she's met. Naww.
Thinking about doing The Revue? "This is a no judgement zone where people just love meeting new people and love you and all your quirks. Become a part of the family and be open to getting to know people. It boosts your confidence and morale in all other areas of your life."
Ladies, Don has won several cooking contests - need I say more?!
Second time cast member and part of The Revue 2017 marketing team, Laura is a Revue pro! She also knows how to have a great Friday night on just 50 bucks, her ideal being a BYO followed by Snort at Basement Theatre.
Marie-Claire's hidden talent is completing a PhD. "But that's more of a ball-and-chain than a talent..."
Soham has some pretty wise words to offer anyone looking to do The Revue next year - "Do it, it will change your life.”
Connor's favourite thing about being involved with the Revue is the chance to leap out of your comfort zone, try new things with new people and make a complete fool of yourself.
Whats your favorite thing about being involved with the Revue so far? "Being given the opportunity, through co-directing the show, to empower an amazing group of young professionals to realise their creative talents and visions. They endlessly impress me with their talent, drive, and way with a pun."
Whats your favorite thing about being involved with the Revue so far? "I haven't been in a choreographed dance since year 4"
Whats your favorite thing about being involved with the Revue so far? Shawn Moodie
Any hidden talents? I can hear a cold one being cracked with the boys 10km away Also, make a damn good sandwich.
Favourite thing about doing The Revue? "No longer needing any other kind of social life. Revue sorts it for you. Minimal effort, maximum effect."
Miranda's hidden talent? She can roll her tongue and whistle through it. "It comes in handy...never." Pssst, Miranda is also lead singer in the band 'The Look' who'll be performing in the show.
Russell's favourite thing about being involved in The Revue is the companionship during and especially after the show. (Ladies he's taken!) Also the jokes. So many ideas are good but don’t make it into the show. Being part of the cast means you get to see them all.
If you're thinking about doing The Revue next year in 2018, Sophie’s wise words are - "come find the creative talent you never knew you had!"
We asked Holly what she'd do with 50 bucks on Friday night, here's her plan - BurgerFuel ($20), a gig at The Wine Cellar on K Rd ($10), a mulled wine at Wine Cellar ($10), Karaoke split between a group ($10). “I thought so much about this night that I want to organise it now!”