Author
Rosabel Tan

Rosabel is the founding editor of The Pantograph Punch, and leads the site's developmental projects, including events, strategic partnerships, memberships and sponsorships.

She holds an MA with distinction in Creative Writing and Psychology and was an inaugural recipient of the Lancewood / Horoeka Reading Grant. Her writing has been published in SportHue & Cry, 1972, Metro and The Spinoff.

Elsewhere, she leads audience development projects with galleries and performing arts companies, and her clients include Auckland Art Gallery, QAGOMA, the Museum of Brisbane, the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia and City Gallery.

Email her here.

 

Latest Articles:
Strange and Empty Plots: A Review of Spirit House
Read Time: 4 mins
Spirit House meditates on the nature of art and the...
Theatre
Strange and Empty Plots: A Review of Spirit House
By Rosabel Tan
Lee Mingwei on Creating Acts of Kindness
Read Time: 21 mins
Rosabel Tan talks to Lee Mingwei about forging connections...
Art
Lee Mingwei on Creating Acts of Kindness
By Rosabel Tan
The Pantograph Punch relaunches
Read Time: 13 mins
Rosabel steps down as editor (but refuses to leave...
The Pantograph Punch Presents
The Pantograph Punch relaunches
By Rosabel Tan
Forget the glass ceiling, there’s asbestos in the walls
Read Time: 12 mins
Ferocious, sharp and unapologetic, Boys Will Be Boys...
Theatre
Forget the glass ceiling, there’s asbestos in the walls
By Rosabel Tan
Checking the Box
Read Time: 8 mins
Andrew Gunn on mania, mental health, and his solo...
Theatre
Checking the Box
By Rosabel Tan
Anarchy at the Opera
Read Time: 10 mins
Opera has long been associated with pearls and fur...
Theatre
Anarchy at the Opera
By Rosabel Tan
Hudson & Halls, Histories Intertwined
Read Time: 14 mins
As part of Silo Theatre's world premiere season of...
Theatre
Hudson & Halls, Histories Intertwined
By Rosabel Tan
Curator's Tour: Taku Tāmaki at Auckland Museum
Read Time: 21 mins
More than simply a celebration of Auckland's past...
Art
Curator's Tour: Taku Tāmaki at Auckland Museum
By Rosabel Tan
Don't Make Fun of Me, But -
Read Time: 11 mins
On Declan Greene's Eight Gigabytes of Hardcore Pornography...
Theatre
Don't Make Fun of Me, But -
By Rosabel Tan
From the Cutting Room Floor: Fallout
Read Time: 18 mins
We chat to the cast and crew of Fallout about their...
Theatre
From the Cutting Room Floor: Fallout
By Rosabel Tan
Landmarks and Features: Henrietta Harris
Read Time: 8 mins
We chat to New Zealand artist Henrietta Harris about...
Art
Landmarks and Features: Henrietta Harris
By Rosabel Tan
Building Invisible Bridges: An Interview with Thomas Monckton
Read Time: 7 mins
Rosabel Tan chats to Thomas Monckton about clowning...
Theatre
Building Invisible Bridges: An Interview with Thomas Monckton
By Rosabel Tan
Inside Armageddon's Ice-Cream Eating Competition
Read Time: 6 mins
Rosabel Tan reports back from Armageddon's Ice-Cream...
Internet Histories
Inside Armageddon's Ice-Cream Eating Competition
By Rosabel Tan
Review: Wine Lips
Read Time: 3 mins
Wine Lips captures with humour and warmth the exquisite...
Theatre
Review: Wine Lips
By Rosabel Tan
The Pantograph Punch Presents: Poetry Posters
Read Time: 1 min
Two poetry posters for you to enjoy: Bats by Ashleigh...
Literature
The Pantograph Punch Presents: Poetry Posters
By Rosabel Tan
Review: Terror Highway
Read Time: 1 min
Terror Highway is a fun and electric exploitation...
Theatre
Review: Terror Highway
By Rosabel Tan
Review: MAMIL
Read Time: 3 mins
MAMIL is a one-dimensional tale of non-redemption...
Theatre
Review: MAMIL
By Rosabel Tan
A Brief History of Silo Theatre
Read Time: 22 mins
Silo Theatre is renowned for it's slick, sexy, contemporary...
Theatre
A Brief History of Silo Theatre
By Rosabel Tan
Guy Montgomery on The Most Fun Thing He Can Do
Read Time: 9 mins
We chat to this year's Billy T Award winner, Guy Montgomery...
Comedy
Guy Montgomery on The Most Fun Thing He Can Do
By Rosabel Tan
Review: Shadowland
Read Time: 3 mins
Shadowland showcases some incredible skill but lacks...
Theatre
Review: Shadowland
By Rosabel Tan
Martians, Clowns and Giant Moas: In Rehearsal with Ollie Cox and Barnie Duncan
Read Time: 8 mins
Ollie is a Martian is a wonderfully silly and unexpectedly...
Theatre
Martians, Clowns and Giant Moas: In Rehearsal with Ollie Cox and Barnie Duncan
By Rosabel Tan
Review: James Acaster - Recognise!
Read Time: 2 mins
James Acaster presents a deadpan set that's at once...
Reviews
Review: James Acaster - Recognise!
By Rosabel Tan
Why You Shouldn't Ever Review Good Stand-up
Read Time: 4 mins
Is reviewing a great stand-up comedy gig the most...
Reviews
Why You Shouldn't Ever Review Good Stand-up
By Rosabel Tan
Review: Snort with Friends
Read Time: 2 mins
Showcasing the greatest comedic talent in this city...
Reviews
Review: Snort with Friends
By Rosabel Tan
Review: My Bed My Universe
Read Time: 3 mins
Massive Company's My Bed My Universe is a multimedia...
Theatre
Review: My Bed My Universe
By Rosabel Tan
Review: Angels in America
Read Time: 6 mins
Marking the end of Shane Bosher's time at Silo Theatre...
Theatre
Review: Angels in America
By Rosabel Tan
Review: Daffodils
Read Time: 6 mins
Dark, beautiful and complex, Daffodils weaves a personal...
Theatre
Review: Daffodils
By Rosabel Tan
Review: Sea
Read Time: 4 mins
Red Leap Theatre’s newest show, Sea, is visually stunning...
Theatre
Review: Sea
By Rosabel Tan
Staging the Media Wars: An Interview with Leon Wadham
Read Time: 5 mins
These are our newsrooms at their most self-destructive...
Theatre
Staging the Media Wars: An Interview with Leon Wadham
By Rosabel Tan
The Stuff of Our Lives, The Attic Clutter: An Interview with Rachel O'Neill
Read Time: 8 mins
Ahead of the launch of her debut collection, One Human...
Literature
The Stuff of Our Lives, The Attic Clutter: An Interview with Rachel O'Neill
By Rosabel Tan
The Grit, The Colour: An Interview with Alex Taylor
Read Time: 16 mins
Classical music: there's never been so misleading...
Music
The Grit, The Colour: An Interview with Alex Taylor
By Rosabel Tan
The Making of Fantail: Sophie Henderson and Curtis Vowell in Conversation
Read Time: 36 mins
Ahead of their debut film Fantail premiering at the...
Screen
The Making of Fantail: Sophie Henderson and Curtis Vowell in Conversation
By Rosabel Tan
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