2020 projects

Writing projects and commissions

— Advance Reader report for the now published mystery novel Blood Marked Pages by Iain Cameron (UK)
–created the index for UNWRITTEN RULE: State-Making through Land Reform in Cambodia (by Dr Alice Beban, forthcoming, Cornell University Press 2021)
–updating the NZ Dance Calendar for October-December (yes, live dance performances at last)

Published/commissioned reviews

Review: UNDERCURRENT by Footnote NZ Dance, 31 October, ASB Waterfront Theatre, Auckland. Published in NZ Herald on 9 November. Read the review.

Review: Taurite, Hawaiki Tu with Te Manu Huia, 16 September, The Great Hall, Auckland Town Hall and online (live stream). Published in Theatreview. Read the review.

NB live performances were largely absent due to the requirements of COVID Lockdowns during the period mid-March to mid-September.

Review: Cold Blood – 11-14 March, ASB Waterfront Theatre, Auckland Arts Festival. Published in NZ Herald (paywalled) – read the review.

Review: Snow White, Ballet Preljocaj, 11-15 March, Aotea Centre, Auckland Arts Festival. Published in NZ Herald (paywalled) – read the review.

Review: This Fragile Planet by NZ Dance Company at Auckland Town Hall, and I Know What I’m Doing at Q Loft. Read these reviews (NZ Herald, paywalled)

Review: EMERALD – flamenco theatre at Q Loft and TAPAC – read the review (NZ Herald, paywalled)

Editing projects and commissions

Book Sprints Limited – project dates were greatly affected by Covid-19 lockdowns around the world. 90% of our already confirmed Sprints were postponed pending new dates later in the year. A handful proceeded during lockdown/quarantine periods on a fully virtual basis with extended time frames.

I provided copy editing and proofreading services for five projects:

Solving the Bottom Turtle: a SPIFFE Way to Establish Trust in Your Infrastructure via Universal Identity for Hewlett Packard Enterprises and Partners during September-October

Adopting and Operating Hybrid Cloud Centers for Cisco during September-October

A digital transformation guide book for Red Hat during July

OpenShift Security Guide for Red Hat during April-May

Hybrid environments for universities: A shared commitment to make campuses innovative and sustainable for TU Berlin


I also provide copy editing services to the Coko Foundation.

NZ Dance events and reviews quarterly calendars 2020

January – March
April – June

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