Auckland Theatre Company is the only theatre company in New Zealand with a dedicated Literary Unit. In 2009 Auckland Theatre Company will commission new plays as well as support the development of more than 10 other plays through monthly playreadings and THE NEXT STAGE workshop series of semi-staged readings.
Auckland Theatre Company serves the Auckland community by providing school matinees, in-school workshops, community workshops, script and professional development activities.
Auckland Theatre Company's Education Unit undertakes a number of community outreach initiatives, which bring the Company into direct contact with the region's young people.
10,000 students from schools throughout the greater Auckland region are able to experience the best of professional theatre in New Zealand. ATC Education Unit demonstrates the Company's forward-looking approach to nurture theatre audiences for the future.
Auckland Theatre Company is a flagship creative company for Auckland and New Zealand. As professional producers of live performance, the Company delivers emotional experiences.
Auckland Theatre Company's work excites, thrills, challenges, provokes, amuses, educates, transports and transforms our audience.
Auckland Theatre Company is committed to creating and providing, gutsy and fervently New Zealand experiences that transport audiences to another world – and make audiences reflect on their own worlds.
Live performance transforms people - it is a unique, intimate and social experience.