#21 Fringe with Hannah Clarke

Hannah Clarke is a performance facilitator, boss lady of Fringe, scapegoat for technicalities and best friend to the house sav. Passionate about Fringe and its kaupapa from a young age Hannah has invested most of her adult life in creating and supporting performance that sits outside the usual, before shattering your expectations and defining the new usual.

#20 Drag with Stephii Onassiss

Over the past 10 years Stephii Onassiss has gone from obscure, messy drag queen wannabe to a shining light of the Wellington Drag scene. With her unique style and love of heavy costuming and make up, she's a stand out and always a crowd fave.

#15 Creative Constraints with Jonny Potts

Jonny Potts is a four-time nominee for Best Comedy in the NZ Fringe Festival, as well as winning and being nominated for various awards from the Dunedin Fringe, NZ Comedy Festival, NZ Comedy Guild, NZ 48 Hour Film and Wellington Comedy Awards. In 2015, his show 'Loose' won Best Stand Up and Best Writing in the NZ Fringe, and has subsequently toured to Sydney and around New Zealand.

#14 Cabaret with Amelia Ryan

Amelia Ryan has traversed the stages of New York City, London, Edinburgh, Australia and (very soon) NZ, with her one woman comedy cabaret shows. She has a slew of awards to her name, including winner of the Your Theatrics cabaret contest, Sydney Fringe Springboard award, and Best Cabaret at the Adelaide and Perth Fringe Weekly awards. She mentors young cabaret artists, and is passionate inspiring laughter and liberty in all she does. 

#9 Gospel Music and Improv with Linda Calgaro

Linda Calgaro is a Nelson-based Improv actor, teacher, director, singer and musician, who is passionate about making improv theatre. She thrives on getting the best and unexpected out of people and pushing the boundaries to creativity to inspire different, interesting, fun work.

#8 Supporting Survivors with Conor Twyford

Conor Twyford is the new General Manager of Wellington Sexual Abuse HELP. She has a campaign and communications background and has worked for many years in the union movement and community organising. She's new to the sexual violence sector but not new to the debate around gender violence, inequality and the need to turn that around.

#7 Performance and Poetry with Sameena Zehra

Sameena Zehra is a consummate writer and performer and has a great connection with her audience. Her humour is dark and her mind is absurd. She is a storyteller, political satirist, feminist and humanist with a unique take on the world, equally at home exploring the individual experiences of daily life and the larger issues of the world we live in.