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-7 COMMITTEE

Variety Theatre is run by a dedicated committee of volunteers who combine their talents and time to produce our famous productions. Read More

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-5 AUDITIONS

Auditions for Sister Act 2019 were a great success! Click here to view the cast list. 
 

icon-2 UPCOMING EVENTS

Quiz Night Feb 9th 2019 and Winter Ball July 20th 2019.. click here for more!  

icon-4 OUR PARTNERS

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

icon-6 BUY TICKETS

Tickets for Sister Act 2019 will be available soon! Performances from 24th May - 1st June.
Wanting to find out more? Find us on Facebook or call us on (03) 308 5902 

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