About Ovation Theatre:

Theatre for All

Ovation Theatre is dedicated to making a significant contribution to the Christchurch theatre scene both now and into the future.

Ovation Theatre strives to create more performing opportunities for children, youth, amateurs, and professionals as well as training opportunities for future theatre leaders.

Ovation Theatre is for all theatre lovers so join us and become part of the ovation Theatre difference!

 

Our Ethos

Affordable

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

Dynamic

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.

Accessible

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

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.

Experienced

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

See what we did in our first year

Production Types

Concerts, Soirees, Cabaret

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Musical Theatre & Plays

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Pub nights & Showcases

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