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* ADVANCE NOTICE *
I am writing to alert you to the fact, that we have renamed the postponed 2020 Celebrations
• The Fiftieth Anniversary of Theatre New Zealand – formerly NZ Theatre Federation.
• The Eightieth Anniversary of TheatreFest – the One-Act Play Festival System.
Theatre New Zealand (est. 1970) is the successor to both The British Drama League (est.1932) and The NZ Drama Council (est. 1945). Representing Community Theatre in Aotearoa.
The TheatreFest Finals 2021, will feature an extended number of Theatre Workshops for both youth and adults alike, combining with the 2020+1 National Celebrations as signified above at,
Te Whaea, Dance & Drama Centre, 11 Hutchison Road, Newtown, Wellington.
Remember to schedule the 2021 TheatreFest Finals, Masterclasses, AGM and Social Celebrations in your Theatre planning.
Even if you aren’t entering TheatreFest, there will be workshops and net-working you may want to take advantage of. Or simply attend the performances and, participate in the joyous celebrations of this long-standing national theatre body.
But, if you haven’t ever shared in, but are intrigued by and wish to enter TheatreFest, then help acclaim this occasion. Please visit our website. More information on this National Celebration in the New Year.
Wow! 80 Years of One-Act Play Festivals!
Te Whanganui aTara/Wellington is looking forward to hosting you.
Theatre New Zealand
Theatre New Zealand provides a national link between people who are interested in theatre.
There are thousands of people working in theatre societies, schools, youth theatres and other organisations throughout Aotearoa-New Zealand. You can become involved with others who share your vision, passion and commitment to theatre.
Our objectives are:
- to promote New Zealand theatre.
- to encourage high standards in all aspects of theatre including performance, production, staging, design and writing.
- to foster the appreciation and study of theatre.
- to act as a national consultative and advisory body in all aspects of theatre.
- to conduct or arrange courses, workshops, festivals or competitions on any aspect of theatre.