“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 acti…
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 Trustee For Geelong Performing Arts Centre Trust The Trustee For Geelong Performing Arts Centre Trust VIC ●●● Geelong Performing Arts Centre (The Centre) continued to maintained strong ties with the Geelong and wider community though arts and cultural developm…
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…
The Sydney Festival Limited The Sydney Festival Limited NSW ●●● 2019 was the 43rd annual Sydney Festival and ran from January 9-27, featuring 113 events, with over 107,000 tickets sold. Of these events, 41 were fre…
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…
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…
State Theatre Company Of South Australia State Theatre Company Of South Australia
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…
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 ●●● We provide classes in performing arts to children from ages 3-18.…
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 2019 La Boite produced 5 mai…
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 ●●● FCACs diverse programming attracted over 85,000 people to the precinct across our flagship programs ArtLife, Indigenous Cultural Program, Emerging Cul…
Northern Rivers Performing Arts Incorporated Northern Rivers Performing Arts Incorporated NSW ●●● NORPA creates new Australian theatre. In 2019 that included Dreamland and assistance on Fold and I Want to Know What Love Is. NORPA curates a season o…
Bunbury Regional Theatre Inc Bunbury Regional Theatre Inc WA ●●● Delivering to the community a diverse range of Art & Culture in all its forms of artistic expression. Collaborating with the Regional community in de…
Erth Visual & Physical Incorporated Erth Visual & Physical Incorporated NSW ●●● Provision of educational content while researching further development of theatre shows for children and adults. Research engagement with Studio A - …
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…
Barking Gecko Theatre Company Ltd. Barking Gecko Theatre Company Ltd. WA ●●● We commission, produce and present high quality adventurous theatre for young audiences…
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…
Shopfront Arts Co. Op. Ltd. Shopfront Arts Co. Op. Ltd. NSW ●●● We provided cultural and social activities for Young People in the St George and Southern Sydney regions. Advocating for the voices of Children and Yo…
Critical Stages Critical Stages NSW ●●● In 2019, Critical Stages Touring produced tours of 7 original Australian shows, reaching audiences at 75 different towns and communities right across …
Polyglot Theatre Polyglot Theatre VIC ●●● Polyglot Theatres mission is to make innovative and daring theatre which provides children worldwide the opportunity for imagination and adventure thr…
Australian Theatre For Young People Australian Theatre For Young People NSW ●●● ATYP runs theatre programs for young people locally and nationally, including workshops, writing, in schools, staging productions and touring work.…
Darlinghurst Theatre Limited Darlinghurst Theatre Limited NSW ●●● In 2018 we grew our artistic program and activity significantly and we staged a total of 310 performances and events for 42,953 audience members- an i…
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 an…
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…
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…
Theatre North Inc Theatre North Inc TAS ●●● We foster performing arts and audience development though presentation of an annual performing arts program, building the cultural vibrancy of our reg…
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 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 o…
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…
Performing Arts Centre Society Inc Performing Arts Centre Society Inc WA ●●● The Blue Room Theatre enables the development of Western Australian performing artists by providing a venue, resources and support to create and produ…
La Mama Inc La Mama Inc VIC ●●● In 2019 La Mama supported approximately 1200 artists, welcomed audience members with financial barriers in accesses arts and culture and provided a sp…
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…
Dandenong Ranges Community Cultural Centre Inc Dandenong Ranges Community Cultural Centre Inc VIC ●●● Burrinja works towards advancing culture in the Dandenong Ranges region through its mission - 'Building Community through Arts'. Its key S…
Hothouse Theatre Limited Hothouse Theatre Limited VIC ●●● In 2019 HotHouse Theatre presented over 20 public performances, to almost 6,000 regional based audience members. Our Celsius Independent Theatre prog…
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…
Darwin Community Arts Incorporated Darwin Community Arts Incorporated NT ●●○ We provide means and opportunities for communities and their artists to undertake and develop activities such as performances, workshops, and others t…
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.…
Theatre Organ Society Of Australia Sa Inc Theatre Organ Society Of Australia Sa Inc SA ●●○ TOSA exhibits films to the Adelaide Community in a heritage listed 1940's cinema, maintains and preserves a large theatre organ and holds several…
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…
Arena Theatre Company Limited Arena Theatre Company Limited VIC ●●○ We produced original theatre productions for children and conducted workshops and residencies in disadvantaged schools in Victoria.…
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…
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…
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 ran community theatre projects for children.…
Dorrigo Lifesprings Church Inc Dorrigo Lifesprings Church Inc NSW
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…
Curious Legends Limited Curious Legends Limited NSW ●○○ Our theatre performances, workshops, and activities helped raise the profile of professional arts practice in Australia, educate the wider community, …
3D Arts Company Ltd 3D Arts Company Ltd VIC ●○○ We provided access to arts classes and performances for those in financial hardship. We partnered with schools to support their arts programs and offe…
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 ●○○ Named to recognise Bendigos new world-class performance theatre, The Ulumbarra Foundation is the only charity in Central Victoria devoted to performin…
Epiphany Arts Inc Epiphany Arts Inc NSW ●○○ We provided training and opportunities for young people to perform in theatre and music productions and festivals.…
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 ●○○ The House that Dan Built is an arts organisation that provides opportunities for young women across Sydney and regional NSW. More: https://www.thehous…
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 ●○○ Sensorium Theatre ran a national, regional and international program of Sensory theatre for children with disabilities 0-18 years including Sensory St…
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 2019 we provided funding to a number of groups in the fields of the theatre and the arts, social outreach programs via Gunnawirra, as well as signi…
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…
Sprung!! Integrated Dance Theatre Inc Sprung!! Integrated Dance Theatre Inc NSW ●○○ In YE 2019 we provided 165 days of inclusive dance and physical comedy workshops for persons with and without disability, We provided professional ar…
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 ●○○ By creating and promoting new work of a high quality and including people who identify as having disability in our work, performances and workshops.…
Critical Stages Critical Stages NSW ●●● In 2019, Critical Stages Touring produced tours of 7 original Australian shows, reaching audiences at 75 different towns and communities right across …
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 are the leading theatre company in Australia working in the unique intersection of the arts, homelessness, ageing, disability, and …
Various People Incorporated Various People Incorporated SA ●○○ Various People Inc continues to present and create concerts and performances that seek to bring new perspectives to our art forms, and to ourselves an…
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…
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 works with Australian theatre artists to create and tell Australian stories. As the national development agency for playwrights,…
Mature Artists Dance Experience Inc. Mature Artists Dance Experience Inc. TAS ●○○ We performed contemporary dance theatre works and promoted skills development to a variety of participants through dance classes.…
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…
Waterdale Theatre Inc. Waterdale Theatre Inc. ●○○ 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 focussed on visual installation and residency work, collaborating with museums, festivals and local government sector including National W…
William Fletcher Foundation William Fletcher Foundation NSW ●○○ The William Fletcher Foundation makes yearly grants to students studying art or drama at a tertiary level. We also provide a half scholarship to a stu…
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…
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 ●●○ Live performance for children and young people is transformational. We provide essential cultural services through our Children's Theatre perform…
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…
Dandenong Ranges Community Cultural Centre Inc Dandenong Ranges Community Cultural Centre Inc VIC ●●● Burrinja works towards advancing culture in the Dandenong Ranges region through its mission - 'Building Community through Arts'. Its key S…
Erth Visual & Physical Incorporated Erth Visual & Physical Incorporated NSW ●●● Provision of educational content while researching further development of theatre shows for children and adults. Research engagement with Studio A - …
Western Aust Youth Theatre Company Western Aust Youth Theatre Company WA ●○○ - We provided affordable and free performance training for young people in Western Australia to develop confidence, life skills and expression - We pr…
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…
Nambour Lind Lane Theatre Incorporated Nambour Lind Lane Theatre Incorporated QLD ●○○ We provide an avenue for abled and disabled, youth and adults to participate in community theatre, performing or volunteering in other aspects of thea…
Darlinghurst Theatre Limited Darlinghurst Theatre Limited NSW ●●● In 2018 we grew our artistic program and activity significantly and we staged a total of 310 performances and events for 42,953 audience members- an i…