I want to be in the spotlight!

I want to be in the spotlight!

I want to be in the spotlight!

I want to be in the spotlight!

I want to be in the spotlight!

I want to be in the spotlight!

Stanley McKay's Gaieties of 1936 outside St James' Theatre

1936

This was an international vaudeville and revue company from Australia which performed at the St. James' Theatre (formerly Fuller's Opera House), Tuam Street, Christchurch. The troupe, which consisted of ballet dancers, comedians, singers, acrobats and performing dogs, is pictured outside the theatre

Creator: McKaskell, William C.

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - South

Source: Archive 757

Reference ID: CCL-KPCD08-0015

Uploaded by: Christchurch City Libraries

Copyright status: In copyright

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Puppet show at the Arts Festival

17 March 1980

A group of girls from Aranui High School in costume performing a puppet show to a group of children at the Arts Festival in the Botanic Gardens. Girls are, from left, Kari McCormick, Victoria Lennox and Dedrie Morris.

Creator: Christchurch Star

Area: West / Hagley Park

Source: Christchurch Star Archive

Reference ID: CCL-StarP-01124A

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Copyright status: In copyright

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Hillmorton High School Stage Challenge practice

14 May 2015

Students at Hillmorton High School in costume in the school hall during Stage Challenge practice.

Creator: Nicholas Glen

Area: South West / Halswell

Source: The Halswell project was a collaboration in 2015 between Christchurch City Libraries and the University of Canterbury, School of Fine Arts to create a documentary photographic record of the people and the physical and social environment of the wider Halsw

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Fire play practice, North New Brighton

Friday, 6 May 2016

Lizzie practising fire play for her new show, in the garden at her house in Fleming Street, North New Brighton. Lizzie and Dave are the duo behind Rollicking Entertainment and have several touring shows, including the Dunstan Creek Séance, Mr and Mrs Alexander, and their new show, Seven Deadly Stunts.

Creator: Rachel Pugh

Area: East / New Brighton

Source: The Edge of the East project was a collaboration in 2016 between Christchurch City Libraries and the University of Canterbury, School of Fine Arts to create a documentary photographic record of the people and the physical and social environment of the s

Related: The Edge of the East 2016.

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Hillmorton High School Stage Challenge practice

14 May 2015

Students at Hillmorton High School in costume in the school hall during Stage Challenge practice.

Creator: Nicholas Glen

Area: South West / Halswell

Source: The Halswell project was a collaboration in 2015 between Christchurch City Libraries and the University of Canterbury, School of Fine Arts to create a documentary photographic record of the people and the physical and social environment of the wider Halsw

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Circus demonstration at New Brighton Catholic School

Friday, 13 May 2016

A performer showing a group of students how to plate spin as part of a circus demonstration at the New Brighton Catholic School, South New Brighton.

Creator: Rachel Pugh

Area: East / New Brighton

Source: The Edge of the East project was a collaboration in 2016 between Christchurch City Libraries and the University of Canterbury, School of Fine Arts to create a documentary photographic record of the people and the physical and social environment of the s

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Reference ID: CCL-EE2016-RP-IMG-9579

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This reminds me of my shcool i ws sitting on the far right corner god old memories

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