18 - 20 February 2022 (Te Auaha, 65 Dixon Street, Wellington)

Get your fix of unmissably fresh talent!


Lift-Off has it all! The festival's sampler of fresh emerging talent is back for its third year running! Kick-off your 2022 Fringe season with a one-stop shot of brand-new work. An hour of “exemplary... beautiful... enrapturing” performance from exciting artists emerging onto the Capital’s performing arts scene. Get your fix of unmissably fresh talent!

“Special, clever, charming and mesmeric. These are talented artists and I feel much better for seeing this work. This is what art can do in an uneasy world.” - Deidre Tarrant - Theatreview, Lift-Off 2021

“Exemplary … beautiful … enrapturing … Lift-Off is a highly engaging show presented by highly talented emerging artists” - Caitlin Halmarick, Theatreview, Lift-Off 2020