The three of them, they seem to have a lot. A journey of trial and error, an exploration of essentials and limits.

NZ Fringe 2019 will premier table torque’s first creation... Dance theatre for Wellington, made in Wellington, by passionate and encouraging local artists. table torque hopes to actively contribute to this dynamic and rich artform.

Lost Property explores how our world shapes us, investigating capability and necessity.....

Tiptoeing around even when there’s nothing to tiptoe around. I see quite tall... are they tall?
They pretend it’s raining.

Shaking hands.
I see a child, I see a recluse.

It seems fitting, sitting.
A soft shell, a snack, something to read.

At the end of the day we are pedestrians, the penny will drop eventually.


Creative Team

Gabriella Mersi grew up in Wellington and trained at Unitec in Auckland. Her passion for movement continues to grow with a driving curiosity in exploring the mind-body-movement- creation connection.

Laura Beanland-Stephens grew up in Hawkes Bay and loved to move. After graduating from the New Zealand School of Dance in 2015, Laura has continued to enjoy moving and learning throughout NZ and much further afar. A focus towards awareness and integration is influencing her current practice. Wellington is now a home again and as a base has inspired this collaboration with friends.

Anna Perrudin was born in France and graduated with a Bachelor Degree of Dance at the University of Paris. She has been collaborating with different companies, always looking for creative journeys that challenge her body and her mind.


The Random Stage is fully wheelchair accessible; please contact the BATS Box Office by 4.30pm on the show day if you have accessibility requirements so that the appropriate arrangements can be made. Read more about accessibility at BATS.