“Theatre” Charities in Australia

Largest

Charity Name State Size Summary
Victorian Arts Centre Trust Victorian Arts Centre Trust VIC ●●● Access and Participation Allowing every Victorian the opportunity to enjoy the performing arts, regardless of circumstance Education Creating active…
Sydney Theatre Company Ltd Sydney Theatre Company Ltd NSW ●●● STC aims to: 1. Create distinctice theatre of vision and scale that represents, includes and explores our community. 2. Assist with building creative …
The Sydney Festival Limited The Sydney Festival Limited NSW ●●● 2018 was the 42nd annual Sydney Festival and ran from January 6-28, featuring 133 events, with over 140,000 tickets sold. Of these events, 47 were fre…
The Bell Shakespeare Company Limited The Bell Shakespeare Company Limited NSW ●●● In 2018 almost 145,000 people engaged with a Bell Shakespeare performance or program and we delivered this in every state and territory. Our product…
Circa Contemporary Circus Ltd Circa Contemporary Circus Ltd QLD ●●● We promote, foster and practice the art of circus based theatre; to produce and present all forms of theatrical entertainments; to initiate and encour…
Bangarra Dance Theatre Australia Ltd. Bangarra Dance Theatre Australia Ltd. NSW ●●● Philanthropic donations provide a revenue stream for the company to engage diverse Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across Australia …
Playbox Theatre Company Limited Playbox Theatre Company Limited VIC ●●● We collaborate with local and international artists to create performances that cut to the core of the human experience. Theatre has the power to inte…
State Theatre Company Of South Australia State Theatre Company Of South Australia ●●● State Theatre Company South Australia is the states flagship professional theatre company performing an annual season of classic and contemporary Aust…
Victorian Opera Company Ltd Victorian Opera Company Ltd VIC ●●● The Company provides regional communities and the public in general with affordable access to the opera. In addition it offers education classes to Vi…
Ensemble Limited Ensemble Limited NSW ●●● Based in Kirribilli, on the edge of Sydney Harbour, Ensemble Theatre is committed to performing and presenting the best of international plays, well-l…
The Trustee For Geelong Performing Arts Centre Trust The Trustee For Geelong Performing Arts Centre Trust VIC ●●● GPAC continued to maintained strong ties with the Geelong and wider community though arts andcultural development while presenting world class Perform…
Australian National Memorial Theatre Limited Australian National Memorial Theatre Limited VIC ●●● The organisation support over 40 full time and over 100 part time students. The theatre support over 140 community performances.…
Centre For Books Writing And Ideas Centre For Books Writing And Ideas VIC ●●● The Wheeler Centres 2017 was extremely successful across all measures. Ticket sales remained consistently high across all events and budget targets we…
Australian Dance Theatre Australian Dance Theatre SA ●●● As Australias pre-eminent contemporary dance company, Australian Dance Theatre (ADT) has produced consistently outstanding repertoire since it was for…
The Ann Mcdonald College Of Dancing Limited The Ann Mcdonald College Of Dancing Limited NSW ●●● Conduct a Performing Arts College of classical ballet, dance, acting, music, and musical theatre. Support the operation of The McDonald College as a c…
La Boite Theatre Ltd La Boite Theatre Ltd QLD ●●● La Boite creates exhilarating theatre that embraces audiences and elevates artists through engagement with community. In 2018 La Boite produced 6 prod…
Griffin Theatre Company Ltd Griffin Theatre Company Ltd NSW ●●● Ongoing theatrical productions, artist training and outreach programs.…
Footscray Community Arts Centre Limited Footscray Community Arts Centre Limited VIC ●●● FCAC has established itself as a national and international leader in listening, nurturing, creating and presenting contemporary arts in collaboration…
Bunbury Regional Theatre Inc Bunbury Regional Theatre Inc WA ●●● Delivering to the community a diverse range of Art & Culture by way of all forms of artistic expression but mainly performing arts. Collaborating wit…
Australian Theatre For Young People Australian Theatre For Young People NSW ●●● In 2017 ATYP continued to build the confidence, creativity of all our participants and the sense of community they receive from participating in our p…
Sydney Theatre Company Foundation Sydney Theatre Company Foundation NSW ●●● - We fundraise for the theatre programming, emerging artist development and education programs of the Sydney Theatre Company -We have also been raisin…
Monkey Baa Theatre For Young People Limited Monkey Baa Theatre For Young People Limited NSW ●●● VISION A company that exhilarates young minds and reveals a world of infinite possibilities; a place where theatre becomes an intrinsic part of a youn…
Barking Gecko Theatre Company Ltd. Barking Gecko Theatre Company Ltd. WA ●●● Providing theatre for young people and their families as well as ensembles and workshops for young people…
Polyglot Theatre Polyglot Theatre VIC ●●● https://www.polyglot.org.au/ In 2018 Polyglot Theatre delivered an exciting program that included international collaborations, interstate events, an…
Northern Rivers Performing Arts Incorporated Northern Rivers Performing Arts Incorporated NSW ●●● NORPA creates new Australian theatre. In 2018 that included Wildskin. NORPA curates a season of performances for subscribers and single ticket buyers …
The Stagemaster Inc The Stagemaster Inc ACT ●●● The principle activities of the Association during the financial year were: to curate, create, facilitate and present contemporary live performance a…
Spare Parts Puppet Theatre Inc Spare Parts Puppet Theatre Inc WA ●●● Spare Parts Puppet Theatre engages through puppetry with timeless and universal issues, exploring and celebrating what it is to be human. We encourage…
Erth Visual & Physical Incorporated Erth Visual & Physical Incorporated NSW ●●● Provision of educational content while researching further development of theatre shows for children. Workshop and theatre engagement with Studio A -…
Back To Back Theatre Inc Back To Back Theatre Inc VIC ●●● Back to Back Theatre creates new forms of contemporary performance created by artists with disabilities, giving voice to social and political issues w…
Darlinghurst Theatre Limited Darlinghurst Theatre Limited NSW ●●● Our charity activities raised significant support for our core program in 2017, which involved professionally producing independent artists production…
Just Us Theatre Ensemble Just Us Theatre Ensemble QLD ●●● Development of the cultural life of regional Australia. Developing new Australian theatre that contributes to the understanding of the human condition…
Australian Shakespeare Company Australian Shakespeare Company VIC ●●● The Short Term Objectives are to: Administer, develop, promote, control, manage and encourage the performance and appreciation of Shakespeare and othe…
Legs On The Wall Legs On The Wall NSW ●●● We held multiple developments of new performance works, provided space for artists to develop their practice and works, and premiered and began a tour…
Theatre North Inc Theatre North Inc TAS ●●● Theatre North Inc builds the cultural vibrancy of northern Tasmania by engaging audiences and presenting an annual subscription season of performances…
Performing Arts Centre Society Inc Performing Arts Centre Society Inc WA ●●● In 2017 The Blue Room Theatres artists and audience roamed the Cosmos, slugged out sibling relationships in suburban Perth and deconstructed the Book …
Red Stitch Actors Theatre Limited Red Stitch Actors Theatre Limited VIC ●●● https://redstitch.net/about/ Red Stitch is Australias leading actors ensemble. Established in 2002, we are unique in our structure: an artist-driven c…
La Mama Inc La Mama Inc VIC ●●● We provided affordable theatre experiences for audiences, and supported opportunities for artists to develop their practice and present work.…
Critical Stages Critical Stages NSW ●●● Critical Stages Touring supports artists and audiences by making outstanding live theatre accessible to audiences throughout Australia and New Zealand…
Dandenong Ranges Community Cultural Centre Inc Dandenong Ranges Community Cultural Centre Inc VIC ●●● Burrinja works toward advancing culture in the Dandenong Ranges region through its mission Building Community through Arts. Hundreds of diverse prog…
Brisbane Arts Theatre Brisbane Arts Theatre QLD ●●● Brisbane Arts Theatre's purpose is to present accessible affordable live theatre performances for adults and children and a comprehensive theatre…
Playwriting Australia Playwriting Australia NSW ●●● Playwriting Australia ran numerous script and playwright development programs in 2018 and presented the National Play Festival. This work fulfills our…
Terrapin Puppet Theatre Limited Terrapin Puppet Theatre Limited TAS ●●● Created and performed puppet-based visual theatre and interactive activities for children and families in schools, theatres and public spaces in Austr…
Darwin Community Arts Incorporated Darwin Community Arts Incorporated NT ●●● Here are the significant activities and outcomes for our reporting year from May 2017 - to April 2018, as outlined in our Annual Report: Commenced…
Theatre Organ Society Of Australia Sa Inc Theatre Organ Society Of Australia Sa Inc ●●○ We operate a non profit, heritage listed single screen cinema run by volunteers. A world class theatre organ is installed in the cinema, which provi…
Hothouse Theatre Limited Hothouse Theatre Limited VIC ●●○ HotHouse Theatre is a national incubator of high quality theatre, and an adventurous presenter of 100 Australian made theatre. We support artists by …
Arena Theatre Company Limited Arena Theatre Company Limited VIC ●●○ Established in Melbourne in 1966, Arena is one of Australias longest-running producers of theatre for young people. Over the past 50 years Arena has p…
Shopfront Arts Co. Op. Ltd. Shopfront Arts Co. Op. Ltd. NSW ●●○ - We operate an Arts Co-operative that is owned and run by Young People aged 8-25. These Young People gain valuable experience in leadership and creat…
Somebody's Daughter Theatre Inc Somebody's Daughter Theatre Inc VIC ●●○ Somebody's Daughter Theatre Company's (SDTC) Mission is "To bring down the walls of difference and indifference through the arts an equal m…
Macquarie Conservatorium Of Music Incorporated Macquarie Conservatorium Of Music Incorporated NSW ●●○ Macquarie Conservatorium of Music is part of a network of 17 regional NSW conservatoriums providing access to a high standard of community-based music…
45 Downstairs Inc. 45 Downstairs Inc. VIC ●●○ . Provided access to Visual and performing artists to a low cost CBD venue . enabled artists to see a financial return for their activities . helped a…

Newest

Charity Name State Size Summary
On the Hill Theatre Company Inc. On the Hill Theatre Company Inc. VIC ●○○ We put on junior drama productions to give kids the opportunity to perform on stage and gain positive life skills…
Dorrigo Lifesprings Church Inc Dorrigo Lifesprings Church Inc NSW
Curious Legends Limited Curious Legends Limited ●○○ Our theatre performances, workshops, and activities helped raise the profile of professional arts practice in Australia, educate the wider community, …
DRILL Performance Company Inc. DRILL Performance Company Inc. TAS ●○○ Since obtaining DGR status in 2019, DRILL has been soliciting charitable donations to support our annual program. Donations are used to keep participa…
3D Arts Company Ltd 3D Arts Company Ltd VIC ●○○ We provide classes and training spaces in the arts (Dance, Drama & Music) for ages 4 - adult and programs for schools at a reduced rate and to those t…
Salt House Theatre Incorporated Salt House Theatre Incorporated NSW ●○○ * We provide a safe and all inclusive environment for people to explore their gifts in the performing arts. * We operate out of the Kincumber Uniting …
The Ulumbarra Foundation The Ulumbarra Foundation VIC ●○○ The Ulumbarra Foundation has been established to attract philanthropic support for Central Victorias performing arts.Named to recognise Bendigos new w…
Epiphany Arts Inc Epiphany Arts Inc NSW ●○○ We operate a performing arts school for kids aged between 6 & 15. We provide them with performance opportunities as well as supervised care. We also o…
Wit Incorporated Inc Wit Incorporated Inc VIC ●○○ - We provide a variety of theatrical performances, including new works, contemporary classics and theatre for children. - We tour our shows wherever p…
The House that Dan Built Incorporated The House that Dan Built Incorporated NSW ●○○ We create an eco-system where women can co-create, develop artistically and extend up on their arts careers; across the city and country, both girls a…
Blue Roo Theatre Company Inc Blue Roo Theatre Company Inc QLD ●○○ The activities of Blue Roo Theatre Company Inc's focus is to provide social and performance opportunities to people with a disability. They rehea…
Sensorium Theatre Incorporated Sensorium Theatre Incorporated WA ●●○ In 2018, Sensorium Theatre is still Australia's only company making live shows specifically for young audiences with disabilities. We are the nat…
Theatre Network NSW Inc Theatre Network NSW Inc NSW ●○○ In 2018 Theatre Network NSW consolidated its programs and activities to offer 2 workshops (HR & Defamation Law, Young People and the Arts) and one lar…
Blake Beckett Trust Blake Beckett Trust NSW ●○○ In 2018 we provided funding to a number of groups in the fields of the theatre and the arts, social outreach programs via The Women's Health Cent…
High Country Theatre Incorporated High Country Theatre Incorporated NSW ●○○ Two stage productions in Armidale NSW…
Red Line Productions Red Line Productions NSW ●●○ Red Line Productions has presented 10 main shows in the Old Fitz theatre as well as transferred shows to three other venues in the advancement of inde…
MKA Incorporated MKA Incorporated VIC ●○○
Sprung!! Integrated Dance Theatre Inc Sprung!! Integrated Dance Theatre Inc NSW ●○○ We facilitated more than 150 dance and theatre workshops for persons with disability, created one new dance work, provided twice weekly training for 6…
Circa Contemporary Circus Ltd Circa Contemporary Circus Ltd QLD ●●● We promote, foster and practice the art of circus based theatre; to produce and present all forms of theatrical entertainments; to initiate and encour…
Daylesford Community Theatre Daylesford Community Theatre VIC ●○○ To promote cultural diversity, community arts, community participation and development. To provide an environment where an audience may experience a …
InsideOutside Theatre Company Ltd InsideOutside Theatre Company Ltd QLD ●○○ We support young people with disability to participate in theatre by creating programs that teach them about theatre and enable them to create their o…
Critical Stages Critical Stages NSW ●●● Critical Stages Touring supports artists and audiences by making outstanding live theatre accessible to audiences throughout Australia and New Zealand…
Climarte Inc Climarte Inc VIC ●○○ ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2019 is a socially engaged festival of ideas, exhibitions and events, presented by CLIMARTE. Alongside festival program CLIMARTE p…
Milk Crate Theatre Milk Crate Theatre NSW ●●○ Milk Crate Theatre runs arts workshops and performances, with and by members of the community that have lived experience of homelessness and the compl…
Various People Incorporated Various People Incorporated SA ●○○ At Various People Inc we create music theatre and music performances that provide a beautiful and unexpected space in which to think a little differen…
Centre For Music Liturgy And The Arts Centre For Music Liturgy And The Arts SA ●○○ We published a Lent & Easter Resource as well as an Advent and Christmas Resource for the wider church community to use during these seasons. We provi…
Ensemble Limited Ensemble Limited NSW ●●● Based in Kirribilli, on the edge of Sydney Harbour, Ensemble Theatre is committed to performing and presenting the best of international plays, well-l…
ACN 009 510 187 LTD ACN 009 510 187 LTD TAS 23-24 March, The Tree Widows, a play about fallen soldiers and the 520 trees in the avenue of remembrance.18-28 April, Ordinary Days , a musical play …
Outback Theatre For Young People Outback Theatre For Young People NSW ●●○ As a youth arts organisation based in a rural area, we are dedicated to providing opportunities for high quality artistic engagement for young people …
Theatre Heritage Australia Inc. Theatre Heritage Australia Inc. VIC ●○○ Commissioning and publishing articles about the history of Australian theatre. Holding talks and events to disseminate knowledge about this area of cu…
Centre For Books Writing And Ideas Centre For Books Writing And Ideas VIC ●●● The Wheeler Centres 2017 was extremely successful across all measures. Ticket sales remained consistently high across all events and budget targets we…
Playwriting Australia Playwriting Australia NSW ●●● Playwriting Australia ran numerous script and playwright development programs in 2018 and presented the National Play Festival. This work fulfills our…
Mature Artists Dance Experience Inc. Mature Artists Dance Experience Inc. TAS ●○○ All our activities in 2018 were directed at achieving our main purposes of presenting contemporary dance theatre and promoting skills development to a…
ActNow Theatre Incorporated ActNow Theatre Incorporated SA ●●○ ActNow Theatres vision is the democratisation of storytelling. ActNow Theatre creates interactive arts projects for social justice outcomes. We striv…
Tamarama Rock Surfers Theatre Company Limited Tamarama Rock Surfers Theatre Company Limited NSW ●●○ Rock Surfers produces works which are essential cultural forces, leading and framing dialogue on the great challenges that now face us. Rock Surfers T…
Waterdale Theatre Inc. Waterdale Theatre Inc. VIC ●○○ Waterdale creates quality theatre performances in Melbourne's northern suburbs while supporting youth and young adults to excel in their day-to-d…
Force Majeure Force Majeure NSW ●●○ 2018 was a significant year of presentations and creative developments for Force Majeure. The company had world premieres of two works by Artistic Dir…
Barking Spider Visual Theatre Inc. Barking Spider Visual Theatre Inc. VIC ●○○ The company works with a growing number of partners and presenters to create the platform for developing and telling the stories of city-based and reg…
William Fletcher Foundation William Fletcher Foundation NSW ●○○ The WFF makes yearly grants to students studying art or drama at a tertiary level. We also support the Sydney Theatre Awards. On a biennial basis, we …
Western Edge Youth Arts Inc. Western Edge Youth Arts Inc. VIC ●●○ Western Edge Youth Arts programs are designed to enable young people to make complex, socially engaged art that generates deep reflection on values an…
Victorian Opera Company Ltd Victorian Opera Company Ltd VIC ●●● The Company provides regional communities and the public in general with affordable access to the opera. In addition it offers education classes to Vi…
Monkey Baa Theatre For Young People Limited Monkey Baa Theatre For Young People Limited NSW ●●● VISION A company that exhilarates young minds and reveals a world of infinite possibilities; a place where theatre becomes an intrinsic part of a youn…
Red Stitch Actors Theatre Limited Red Stitch Actors Theatre Limited VIC ●●● https://redstitch.net/about/ Red Stitch is Australias leading actors ensemble. Established in 2002, we are unique in our structure: an artist-driven c…
Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble Inc Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble Inc QLD ●○○ We exist to bring the language of Shakespeare to communities. We strive to strengthen the connections between and within communities by: - sharing epi…
The Border Project Pty Ltd The Border Project Pty Ltd VIC ●○○ The presentation of our theatre show Fight Night in Adelaide and Sydney, followed by an international tour, and interactive theatrical audio tour at M…
South East Arts (NSW) Inc South East Arts (NSW) Inc NSW ●●○ South East Arts aims to support artists and arts organisations in the south east region of NSW, through projects and programs that build capacity, ins…
45 Downstairs Inc. 45 Downstairs Inc. VIC ●●○ . Provided access to Visual and performing artists to a low cost CBD venue . enabled artists to see a financial return for their activities . helped a…
Marian Street Theatre For Young People Incorporated Marian Street Theatre For Young People Incorporated NSW ●●○ We provide children's theatre and drama classes to young people aged 5 - 18 years, and also to young people with an intellectual disability aged …
The Adelaide Festival Centre Foundation Incorporated The Adelaide Festival Centre Foundation Incorporated SA ●●○ Adelaide Festival Centre Foundation provided funding for several hundred disadvantaged young people to attend Festival Centre events; over 1000 school…
Australian Circus And Physical Theatre Association Inc Australian Circus And Physical Theatre Association Inc VIC ●○○ Providing networking, advice and advocacy services to the Circus and Physical Theatre sector.…