“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…
Playbox Theatre Company Limited Playbox Theatre Company Limited VIC ●●● At Malthouse Theatre we collaborate with local and international artists to create performances that cut to the core of the human experience. In our d…
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 …
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…
State Theatre Company Of South Australia State Theatre Company Of South Australia
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…
Centre For Books Writing And Ideas Centre For Books Writing And Ideas VIC ●●● The Wheeler Centre is Melbourne's home for smart, passionate and entertaining public talks on every topic. The Wheeler Centre's 2019 activit…
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…
Australian Dance Theatre Australian Dance Theatre SA ●●● We were able to create new dance. We weer able to perform locally, nationally and internationally. We provided employment opportunities to the arts se…
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…
Australian National Memorial Theatre Limited Australian National Memorial Theatre Limited VIC ●●● National trained a number of mature students in 2019, as well as training hundred of juniors in dancer and acting. It also supplied theatre space to…
Sydney Theatre Company Foundation Sydney Theatre Company Foundation NSW ●●● - We fundraise to support the theatre programming, artist development and education programs of the Sydney Theatre Company - We have been raising fund…
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 - …
Barking Gecko Theatre Company Ltd. Barking Gecko Theatre Company Ltd. WA ●●● We commission, produce and present high quality adventurous theatre for young audiences…
Bunbury Regional Theatre Inc Bunbury Regional Theatre Inc ●●● Delivered to the Region a diverse range of Art & Culture in all forms of artistic expression. Collaborated with the Regional Community in development …
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 …
Back To Back Theatre Inc Back To Back Theatre Inc VIC ●●● Back to Back Theatre develops new forms of contemporary performance created by artists with disabilities, giving voice to social, political and econom…
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…
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 ●●● Theatre North programs artistic work for the Tasmanian community and provides opportunities for artistic engagement and development for audiences, art…
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…
Performing Arts Centre Society Inc Performing Arts Centre Society Inc ●●● We provided resources and services in support of the development of the performing arts and performing artists through a variety of programs. We opera…
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…
Darwin Community Arts Incorporated Darwin Community Arts Incorporated NT ●●● We organised capacity-building workshops, performances, exhibitions, and other community-based arts activities for diverse communities in the Darwin R…
Legs On The Wall Legs On The Wall NSW ●●● We conducted a national tour of our production Man With The Iron Neck, which also engaged audiences in post-performance workshops in partnership with …
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…
Red Line Productions Red Line Productions NSW ●●○ Red Line Productions has presented 10 main shows in the Old Fitz theatre as well astransferred shows to three other venues in the advancement of indep…
Synergy & Taikoz Ltd Synergy & Taikoz Ltd NSW ●●○ Synergy Percussion and Taikoz are two of the most unique and world-renowned ensembles at the forefront of contemporary percussion music. The activiti…
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…
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…
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…

Newest

Charity Name State Size Summary
On the Hill Theatre Company Inc. On the Hill Theatre Company Inc. ●○○ We put on small community theatre performances for children performed by children…
Dorrigo Lifesprings Church Inc Dorrigo Lifesprings Church Inc NSW ●○○ Dorrigo Lifesprings church is a small local Christian church with a heart for worship, missions, and community engagement. We achieve the outcomes of …
DRILL Performance Company Inc. DRILL Performance Company Inc. TAS ●○○ In 2019 DRILL continued to provide Hobart with contemporary works created by a diverse group of Hobart's young movers. We premiered our Major Sea…
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, …
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…
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 …
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…
Theatre Network NSW Inc Theatre Network NSW Inc NSW ●○○ In 2019, Theatre Network NSW (TNN) undertook extensive consultation with the NSW theatre and performance sectors to ensure its programs and activities…
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 astransferred shows to three other venues in the advancement of indep…
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…
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…
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.…
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 …
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…
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 …
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 ●○○ The Centre had a very busy year with the publication of a Lent and Easter resource as well as an Advent and Christmas resource for the wider church co…
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…
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 …
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 events & talks to disseminate knowledge about this cultural a…
Centre For Books Writing And Ideas Centre For Books Writing And Ideas VIC ●●● The Wheeler Centre is Melbourne's home for smart, passionate and entertaining public talks on every topic. The Wheeler Centre's 2019 activit…
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. ●○○ The committee initially focussed on preparing a season for 2020 deciding on a showcase (3rd wheel), small show (Be More Chill) and large show (Legally…
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,…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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 ●●○ To be completed…
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…
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…
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 develops new forms of contemporary performance created by artists with disabilities, giving voice to social, political and econom…
Nambour Lind Lane Theatre Incorporated Nambour Lind Lane Theatre Incorporated QLD ●○○ We provide an outlet for youth and adults to participate in community theatre, performing or volunteering in all aspects of theatre. We also provide a…
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…