Kōrero: Theatre design

Dorita Hannah design, 1995

Dorita Hannah design, 1995

Hone Kouka's play Nga tangata toa – the warrior people is set in a small East Coast village in the 1920s. For its 1995 production at Auckland's Watershed Theatre, set designer Dorita Hannah worked with the lighting designer, Helen Todd, to create a roof of burned timber slats through which light was cast in woven shadows.

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Bill Guest, 'Theatre design - New directions in theatre design', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/42332/dorita-hannah-design-1995 (accessed 24 September 2019)

Story by Bill Guest, published 22 Oct 2014