The Brave

2012 - 2015

Auckland, Wellington, Hawaii


Devised by: the Company

Directed by: Sam Scott & Carla Martell


Performed by: Neil Amituanai, Dominic Ona-Ariki, Leki Bourke, Scott Cotter, Todd Emerson, Beulah Koale, Jonny Moffatt and Andy Sani.


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THE BRAVE shows bravery defined by a new generation. Eight men take to the stage to honour those people who are or once were in their lives. Combining true confessions with raw athleticism, the men in THE BRAVE find strength through family, love, loss, fear, hope, belonging and brotherhood. The Brave lays it all on the line. It’s time to man up!

  • Lighting Design by: Jane Hakaraia
  • Styling by: Sara Taylor
  • Costumes by: H U F F E R 
 

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The heartbreaking, funny, clever mix of true confessions and raw athleticism from the guys of Massive Company has won standing ovations already. Don’t miss these true life stories of what it takes to be a brave man today.
— Editor’s Pick, New Zealand Herald

Their stories strip away the layers of self and put very human stories and heart out there for us to admire and respect.
— Theatreview

Honesty, and the desire to be truly honest, permeates every aspect of the show.... both hilarious and powerfully affecting
— Wellingtonista
 
 

@MassiveCompany Knocked out by #TheBrave last night. Powerful, beautifully acted & directed. Had tears many times -will manup now! Great.
— Actor, Sam Neill

“...a rare show that’s able to cut through and grab you on a deeply personal level.”
— Theatre Scenes