Auckland’s leading theatre for children

Zach ‘Hit the Stage’… and TV!

Dec 5, 2017 - by Bridget

For some people confidence comes naturally and for others, it is learnt. For Zach Dignan, it was as though it was inside him all along,...

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Behind the curtain

Nov 16, 2017 - by Bridget

If you have ever come to one of our shows, you would have enjoyed watching our talented actors and musicians, seen the work of our...

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The Santa Claus Show Low Decile schools applications now open!

Oct 24, 2017 - by Bridget

Applications are open to teachers and principals from Low Decile schools to apply for free tickets to The Santa Claus Show. See application for details. Our Gift a...

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The verdict is in…

Oct 4, 2017 - by Bridget

Mrs Wishy-Washy is a hit! Of course, we are down at the theatre every day with the giggling children and smiling faces so we knew...

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Colouring Competition – Mrs Wishy-Washy

Aug 21, 2017 - by admin

In conjuction with Auckland Libraries prior to the School Holiday Season we are running the Colouring Competition.  And who knows maybe your child will get...

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Hooray! Welcome to our New website!

Aug 17, 2017 - by admin

Welcome to our Blog Chronicles and our first post, We have waited for that web-change for quite some time. Months of development, design ideas, and...

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25 Years Anniversary Video Series

Aug 15, 2017 - by admin

Last year our theatre company for children celebrated its 25 years anniversary. As a part of celebration we brought the best productions to 2016 season including...

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Celebrating 25th anniversary…How it all started

Jun 7, 2017 - by admin

Celebrating 25 Years   1991 – 2016 In the mid-1970s Mary Amoore, QSM, established the Auckland Youth Theatre.   Tim Bray joined the AYT as a teenage...

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About our blog

Welcome to the blog! We hope our blog is an inspiration to everyone – little ones and young at heart. We are going to share not only exciting news about our theatre company, but also crafts and arts ideas, family activities and games, storytime and costume ideas that are related to this or that show title.

Here we will also post Q&A sessions, articles with our cast & crew, our Youth Theatre drama teachers, share exciting acting exercises and run fun competitions, so you can win exciting prizes.


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Our 2018 Season of Theatre for Children is now on sale! Pippi Longstocking, The Great White Man-Eating Shark and Other Stories by Margaret Mahy, Badjelly the Witch and The Santa Claus Show ‘18 - book now @

Hit the Stage! performance @ the Lake House Arts Centre, Takapuna is underway. The children have invited the audience to an Open Home. This is the statue garden.

We also a few special benefits designed to enhance children's experience with the live theatre.

Free Teacher's Resource Guide

Theatre Workshops

Question & Answer Sessions

Accessible Performances

Since 2004, we have sought to make theatre accessible by providing NZ Sign Language interpreted performances, and in 2015 started offering Audio Described performances.

For bookings or ticketing enquiries please call Phone: (09) 489 83 60

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