Floating Islanders

The first major history of Pasifika theatre in New Zealand. This lively book showcase playwrights, directors and performers who heritage lies in Samoa, Niue, Fiji, Tonga, Tokelau and the Cook Islands. The distinctive style and themes of Pasifika theatre have been developed by many individuals and companies in NZ including Pacific Underground, Pacific Theatre Inc, The Laughing Samoans, The Naked Samoans, The Conch and Kila Kokonut Krew. The authors have interviewed over 30 practitioners to tell the story of Pasifika theatre in NZ from 1984-2016.