Supporting Regional Audiences

Increasing access for regional audiences to experience diverse and innovative new Australian theatre.

Creating Opportunities for Artists

Providing significant professional opportunities to independent theatre artists by extending the life of outstanding productions. 

Mentorships, Residencies & Exchange

Supporting the independent theatre sector through forums, residencies, workshops and exchange of ideas, contributing to a stronger, connected, healthy, diverse, vibrant and inter-connected theatre culture.

Our Latest Works

Good With Maps

Hanako: Desire & Other Secret Weapons

Nosferatutu or Bleeding at the Ballet

Otto & Astrid

Lamb

Blink

Kaput

Sunset Strip

Hello, it’s nice to meet you

We’re Your Team.

What They’re Saying

“Four Stars! Its stream of dizzy humour and outrageous camp is so entertaining”

Eve CrawfordSONGS FOR THE FALLEN 2015

“Loved the singing and great music incorporated into the show. We definitely need more comedy in the country to relieve the stresses of rural life!”

Susan from BarrabaHOOTING & HOWLING 2016

“A very high quality show with exceptional production values. I have great trust in the quality of Critical Stages work.”

Jill Standfield, QUT Gardens TheatreTHERESE RAQUIN 2017

“It’s rare for a show to live up to its hype. You exceeded yours. 
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Stephen Pike, Queanbeyan Performing Arts CentreMOTHERLAND 2016

“The show was wonderful – the design, the soundscape, the subtle lighting changes, the direction and transitions and the actor’s work were all just perfectly balance to create a fun and yet moving night in the theatre. I really loved it. Thank you. 
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Peter Ross Manager, Capitol Theatre TamworthSTONES IN HIS POCKETS 2017

“It was great to see a period drama with such high production values on our stage: amazing set, fabulous costumes and talented actors. It’s always a pleasure to have a Critical Stages production at the Whitehorse Centre.”

Centre Coordinator, Whitehorse CentreTHERESE RAQUIN 2017

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