• Present: Journal of Improvised Theatre

    Highlighting improvisation all across Aotearoa New Zealand and Australia, documenting and discussing current practices, shows, artists & companies, advice, and deep dives into areas of our craft as-yet unexplored.

    /ˈprɛz(ə)nt/

    adjective

    - in a particular place.

    - existing or occurring now.

    /ˈprɛz(ə)nt/

    noun

    - the period of time now occurring.

    - a thing given to someone as a gift.

    /prɪˈzɛnt/

    verb

    - to bring (something, such as a play) before the public.

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    Present - Issue No. 2 (Dec 2023)

    Present - Issue No. 2 (Dec 2023)

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    Issue 2 of Present is here in time for your summer reading list. With contributions from Luke Rimmelzwaan, Marea Colombo, Matías Avaca and Bridie Connell, as well as our anonymous Auntie Ask-for.

    Note: This is the standard version with full formatting and graphics. If you require screen reader access, please purchase the accessible version.

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    Present - Issue No. 2 (Dec 2023) Accessible Version

    Present - Issue No. 2 (Dec 2023) Accessible Version

    $10.00
    Issue 2 of Present is here in time for your summer reading list. With contributions from Luke Rimmelzwaan, Marea Colombo, Matías Avaca and Bridie Connell, as well as our anonymous Auntie Ask-for.

    Note: This is the accessible version which is screen reader compatible. If you have any problems please get in touch on editors@presentjournal.org.
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    Present - Issue No. 1 (August 2021)

    Present - Issue No. 1 (August 2021)

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    Welcome to Present - our first issue is here!

    Within these pages, you’ll find a mix of intellectual deep dives, self-reflection, strong opinion, and gentle advice. We’ve made Issue No. 1 free - please take it as a gift, and an invitation to join the conversation.

    If you'd like to share it, please direct people to this free download so we can keep track of our readers!

    Reading tip: we recommend setting this to a 2 page view and ticking 'Show Cover' if you have those options!
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