The PumpHouse Theatre doesn’t have a performing theatre company of our own, but we regularly host local theatre companies who welcome new members.

Shoreside Theatre

Shoreside Theatre is a welcoming and friendly organisation willing to embrace anyone who wants to get involved. They provide opportunities for those interested in acting or theatre to explore and develop their skills. Shoresde Theatre are perhaps best known for producing Shakespeare in the Park in the PumpHouse Amphitheatre each summer

North Shore Music Theatre

Founded in 1963 (then called North Shore Operatic Society) North Shore Music Theatre has been the home to some of Auckland’s most talented and outgoing performers and are widely known as one of Auckland’s top Musical Theatre Companies. They welcome anyone with a love for the arts who are keen to contribute either on or off stage in this fun, safe and encouraging environment.

I-Start Chinese Theatre

I-Start Chinese Theatre is a local company with a unique perspective, creating new theatre works in Mandarin Chinese. The company’s first play Nice to Meet You was staged at The PumpHouse in 2015 and got a great response from the local Mandarin-speaking community.

Tadpole Productions

Tadpole Productions aims to bring quality productions to the northern region of Auckland, employing professional actors in leading roles and giving opportunities to young talent to showcase their skills on stage in the minor roles. Audition information is posted on The Big Idea website.

Tim Bray Productions

Tim Bray Productions is recognised as Auckland’s leading theatre for children, creating world-class theatre most often based on New Zealand literature. They produce four show a year at The PumpHouse Theatre, with audition notices posted on The Big Idea website.