Dates and Venues

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TheatreFest 2021 Dates & Venues

Local TheatreFests

Northland
Date – 31 July/1 August
venue - Dargaville Little Theatre
Contact - Deborah Steele - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Adjudicator – Fiona Armstrong, Auckland
Closing Date for Entries – Friday 9 July

Auckland
Date – 14/15 August
Venue – Howick Little Theatre
Contact – Ewen Coleman - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Adjudicator – Johnny Givins, Auckland
Closing date for Entries – Friday 30 July

Waikato/Bay of Plenty
No TheatreFest planned for this region but those wanting to enter can either have their presentation adjudicated in their own venue or attend the Auckland local TheatreFest.
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Hawkes Bay
Date – 14/15 August
venue - The Little Theatre, Napier Repertory Players
Contact - Adrienne Hurley - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Adjudicator – Hilary Norris, Wellington
Closing Date for Entries – Friday 30 July

Taranaki
Date – 24/25 July
Venue – Cue Theatre, Inglewood
Contact - Andy Priest – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Adjudicator – Rob Ormsby, Wellington
Closing date for Entries – Friday 9 July

Manawatu/Whanganui
Date – 7/8 August
Venue - Globe Theatre, Palmerston North
Contact – Jonty Robinson - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Adjudicator - Jillian Carpenter, Wellington
Closing date for Entries – Friday 23 July

Wellington/Wairarapa
Date - 7/8 August
Venue - Majestic Theatre, Masterton
Contact - Paul Percy - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Adjudicator – Phil Peleton, Wellington
Closing Date for Entries – Friday 23 July

Top of the South – Marlborough/Nelson
Date – 3/4 July
Venue - Havelock Town Hall, hosted by Havelock Theatre Company
Contact - Ian Cameron - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Adjudicator – Bryan Aitken, Christchurch
Closing Date for Entries – Friday 18 June

West Coast/Buller
Date – 16/17 July 
Venue - NBS Theatre, Westport
Contact – Lyn Doncliff – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Adjudicator –Pam Logan, Blenheim
Closing Date for Entries – Friday 2 July

Canterbury
Dates – 7/8 August
Venue – Rangi Ruru Girls School
Contact - Mandy Perry - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Adjudicator – Annette Thomson, Christchurch
Closing Date for Entries – Friday 23 July

Otago
Date – 7/8 August
Venue - The Playhouse, Dunedin Repertory Theatre, Dunedin
Contact - Diane DuPres - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Adjudicator – David Chambers, Christchurch
Closing Date for Entries – Friday 23 July

Southland
No TheatreFest planned for this region but those wanting to enter can either have their presentation adjudicated in their own venue or attend the Otago local TheatreFest.
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Regionals

Lower North Island Regional TheatreFest
21/22 August, Majestic Theatre Masterton
Contact - Paul Percy - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Adjudicator – Laurence Wiseman, Christchurch

Upper North Island Regional TheatreFest
28/29 August, Centre Stage Taupo, Taupo
Contact – Lynn Harriman - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Adjudicator – Laurence Wiseman, Christchurch

Lower South Island Regional TheatreFest
21/22 August, Wakatipu High School, Queenstown
Contact - Jake Hansen - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Adjudicator – Lara Mcgregor, Dunedin

Upper South Island Regional TheatreFest
28/29 August, NBS Theatre, Westport
Contact - Lyn Doncliff – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Adjudicator –Lara Macgregor , Christchurch

TheatreFest National Finals

Date – 17 – 19 September - confirmed
Venue – Toi Whakaari: Dance and Drama Centre, Wellington
Contact – Ewen Coleman – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Adjudicator – Steven Arnold, Auckland – confirmed