Zanetti Productions presents innovative and ground-breaking creativity, with a focus on celebrating work that invigorates social change, celebrates otherness and sends audiences out into the world with a spark in their heart. Led by Lydia Zanetti, Zanetti Productions has quickly established itself as one of the most recognised and respected producing houses in New Zealand.
In 2017 alone, Zanetti Productions had 21 opening nights, 11,177 bums on seats, $188,193 in ticket sales and over 30% of their audiences floating in international waters. This highlights the effect Zanetti Productions has on the industry in New Zealand, and the outreach it is facilitating to the world. Lydia has been to Edinburgh Festival Fringe across the last four years - including as a producer of 3 shows and associate producer on 3 more.
In 2018, Zanetti Productions is producing a plethora of esteemed national and international artists in NZ and overseas including Julia Croft, Trick of the Light's The Road That Wasn't There, Eleanor Bishop's Jane Doe, Body Double, Tessa Waters (AU), Anya Tate-Manning & Isobel MacKinnon (My Best Dead Friend), Stella Reid & Jane Yonge (The Basement Tapes), Wilson Dixon, Johanna Cosgrove’s Aunty, as well as major cultural events such as Auckland Fringe. International tours include to Imaginate, Battersea Arts Centre, the Blue Room at Perth FringeWorld, Singapore Fringe and Summerhall at Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Historically, Zanetti Productions has also worked with Michael Parmenter, Victor Rodger, Rose Matafeo, Binge Culture, James Nokise and Donna Brookbanks.