N E W S
2019 highlights from our courageous opus spanning seven years.
Gafa 7 ARTS SUMMIT.
The Wagner blade.
2020. watch this space
'This type of theatre is indeed vital and deserves attention'
LGBTQ Arts Review
written and directed by Sani Muliaumaseali'i
'I've been to an opera before and lasted 10 mins, I stayed the whole night @R'Otello, it was awesome'
Sani Muliaumaseali'i as Otello, Aivale Cole as Desdemona, Rodney Earl Clarke as Iago, Tom Lowe as D' Jai, Simone Ibbett-Brown as Carmen, Kate Radmilovic as the Baroness, Charles Pānapa as Tosca Melissa Veszi as Nightclub singer, Alan Mosley as Big Dan and Sammy Attalah as Tasio. The LEOGAFA Voices, Rosenau Sinfonia conducted by Raphaël Sudan & The Andy Philip Jazz Ensemble.
Lighting: Dominic Warwick Sound: Adornments: Libby Spring. Choreography Faimea Uma, Chours master Christopher Taylor
Contains themes of an adult nature and strong language. Patrons discretion is advised. + 16
BABA THE BAD BABOON
Audio Book available HERE
'Fantastic Messiah Pazifik, all those who failed to come will have to wait a year now, amidst much wailing and gnashing of teeth. It was a terrific - and moving - performance.' NJ Cooper
R'Otello the Rugby Opera
"The way the GAFA Arts Collective GAC approach everything is refreshing, from the venue to the style, to the representation of women in Shakespeare, to breaking all of the pre-conceived ideas about opera and the classics."
LGBTQ Arts & Culture review October 2015
"I was actually moved at the end of the Kava Girls show, a bit choked up, I just had to say thank you for a great show it was much more than we both expected and deserved a bigger stage and audience.”
A glowing audience member
“The GAFA Samoa performance was outstanding, but it needs to be on stage again - my wish: Berlin - Auckland - Apia"
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