The Magdalena Aotearoa Trust encourages and promotes the work of women in the performing arts in Aotearoa (New Zealand). It is inspired by the Magdalena Project, an international network of women in contemporary performance.
Silent Spring Revisited (8/9/2021) - Jan Bolwell's new performance revisits Rachel Carson's powerful book "Silent Spring". AT:HOME:LIVE – Magdalena Online (3/22/2021) - The international Magdalena Project is holding monthly online gatherings as a way to nurture the network during this time when physical festivals are impossible. Jo Randerson Honoured (2/4/2021) - Congratulations to Jo Randerson, who has been named an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit, for services to the performing arts. Hens’ Teeth Documentary (1/8/2021) - The new Hen's Teeth documentary will be show at a fundraising event on 28 January 2021 at the Roxy Cinema in Miramar, Wellington. ‘Voices of Women’ album released (8/6/2020) - "Voices of Women" is an album of new, quality NZ music, featuring leading NZ female musicians singing the words of some of NZ’s most well-known female leaders, writers and activists including, of course, Kate Sheppard, and our current Prime Minister.