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The Restaurant of Many Orders
The Stage Space
Ecology In Fifths

Sam Trubridge is director of NZ performing arts company The PlayGround NZ Ltd. With this company he has directed and designed shows at Sadler's Wells (UK), La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club (New York), Teatro Studio di Scandicci (Florence), and The Auckland Arts Festival (NZ). The company also presents The Performance Arcade - an annual festival of live art and performance on Wellington Waterfront, since 2011. For full information about upcoming and previous productions run by The PlayGround NZ visit:


The Restaurant of Many Orders
Sadler's Wells Lilian Baylis Theatre, London, UK (2004)
Te Whaea National Centre for Dance and Drama, Wellington, NZ (2005)
Teatro Studio di Scandicci, Florence; Officina Giovani, Prato; Istituto Giapponese di Cultura, Rome, Italy (2007)

The Print Factory, Wellington, NZ (2008)
Auckland Town Hall, Auckland Arts Festival, NZ (2009)
La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club, New York, USA (2015)


The Stage Space

Wellington Airport, Wellington, NZ (2011)

The Performance Arcade 

Aotea Square, Auckland, NZ (2011)
Wellington Waterfront, Wellington, NZ (2011-2016)

New Zealand New Performance Festival

La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club, New York, USA (2015)

Deep Anatomy

As part of the PSi Fluid States programme, Long Island, The Bahamas (2015)

Ecology in Fifths (in development)
Streets of Gold (in development)


NZ Ltd

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