Our Mission

Variety Theatre Ashburton will strive to:

Cultivate and advance the arts of musical theatre, dance, music and drama by the encouragement of public interest and appreciation.

Provide training, education and entertainment for the members of the Society and the public in the production, performance and promotion of all the various branches of theatre.

Sponsor or promote any outside group in the performance of any activity which the Society may lawfully engage in.

Welcome to Variety Theatre Ashburton Check out our costume hire store - Party People Ashburton!

WELCOME TO THE VARIETY THEATRE ASHBURTON WEBSITE

Variety Theatre Ashburton (legal name Ashburton Operatic Society) was formed in 1960 and staged its first production in 1961. With a membership of approximately 150, the Society aims to... Read more →
 

icon-6 BUY TICKETS

Thank you to everyone who came to see Sister Act, 2019. Tickets on sale in 2020 for "It's only Rock 'n' Roll Baby".

icon-5 AUDITIONS

Auditions for our 2020 show "It's only Rock 'n' Roll Baby" will be held Sunday 8th December.  For your Audition pack and details - click here. Everything you need to know can be found in the Audition Pack however if you still have questions please don't hesitate to contact the Production Secretary Mackenzie Edmond 027 551 2246 or mackenzie.edmond@gmail.com.
 

icon-3 COSTUME HIRE

Variety Theatre offers a costume hire service that is perfect for themed birthday parties or special events like the Wild Foods Festival. Read More  

icon-4 OUR PARTNERS

A huge thanks to all our partners and supporters. Without your help, our productions would not be possible. 

icon-7 COMMITTEE

To see the names of the committee for 2019/2020 elected at the AGM held October 2019 - Click Here  
Wanting to find out more? Find us on Facebook or call us on (03) 308 5902 

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