To produce exquisite physical theatre, that is aesthetically rich, physically strong and poignant in story.
To train resilient performance artists, empowered to create bravely and push their own boundaries.
InsideOut is a performance and training company based in the Nelson and Tasman regions in the beautiful South Island of New Zealand.
From roving theatre performance to site specific or on-stage productions, InsideOut navigates the intersection of the quirky and the sublime. The multi-talented cast and design team support their strong physical skills with their strength and versatility in music and aesthetics.
As a training hub, InsideOut offers weekly trainings in both Circus Skills and Physical Theatre.
With a regular student body of over fifty 5 to 50 year olds, the company aims not only to teach physical skills, but to encourage artistic vision, and fuel a life-long passion to move and to create.
Artistic Director Damara Sylvester has a life-long relationship to music, dance, circus, visual art and story.
She brings together these skills in the world of physical theatre, to boldly articulate the beauty and pain of life's many paradoxes.
Canadian in origin, Damara has lived, studied, taught and performed in several different countries, including Australia, Japan and Ghana, America and New Zealand.