About Ovation Theatre:

Theatre for All

Ovation Theatre is dedicated to ENHANCING Christchurch’s theatre culture.

We are striving to create MORE OPPORTUNITIES for children, youth, amateur professionals and professional artists as well as enthusiasts and supporters to join us AS PERFORMERS AND AUDIENCE MEMBERS.

We wish to complement the work of EXISTING theatre in the community.

We believe that EVERYONE should have the chance to be involved in the vibrant music scene of Christchurch.

Join us and help us make a difference!

 

Our Ethos

Our innovative production practices means we can offer exceptional theatre experiences at an accessible price for all ages and stages.

Our objective is to complement our cities diversity with a new selection of theatrical performances seldom or never seen in Christchurch, featuring compelling themes and immersive storytelling experiences that bring audiences into direct contact with the narrative.

We will stage our productions in distinctive CBD locations for convenient accessibility.

We place high importance on using  and training in professional production practices. We stive to ensure effective use of our time, energy, and talent to ensure a professional and enjoyable experience for performers, crew members, and audience members alike.

Ovation is led by a team with extensive international theatre expertise and aims to mentor and grow the future generation of theatre leaders right here in Christchurch, using these proven practices.

Production models

Children

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Youth

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Professional Amateur

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Professional

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Training
  • Theatre leaders course (The course)
  • Hands on internships (mentorships on our productions_
  • Initial leadership experience (leadership assignments on our children’s and youth titles)
  • Hands-on experience (taking leadership positions on our professional platforms
  1. Teach
  2. Mentor
  3. Supervise
  4. Co-leaderships
  5. Leaders

Production Types

Concerts, Soirees, Cabaret

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Musical Theatre & Plays

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Pub nights & Showcases

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See what we did in our first year