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Repertory Youth

Repertory Youth is a training and performance group for young actors and theatre technicians, aged 16-24. It provides opportunity to develop practical theatre skills and performance through experience in all aspects of theatre. This includes:

The main aim is to develop skills in performance and stagecraft with the view of mounting a production at the end of the year’s course.

Canterbury Repertory Theatre has access to experienced theatre directors, actors, and production designers who can provide training in all aspects of putting a show on stage.

We meet once a week with a variety of skilled mentors who work with a group of about 12 students.

If you require more information about the programme or would like to join us, please contact


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You don’t become one of New Zealand’s most beloved community theatre companies without a little help from some friends. Everybody can get involved in the production of our stage shows in their own unique way!

We are constantly on the lookout for people to assist the running of the Canterbury Repertory Theatre. You can help in a number of ways – be that financially, practically, or in an acting or audience capacity.

Here are just some of the things that you can do to help us out. Thanks in advance!

Here are just some of the ways you can be more involved and help us out. Thanks in advance!
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