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What We Do

Aidan theatre is an established independent theatre company, making up part of the South Canterbury theatre scene. 
Aidan Theatre company brings captivating, inspiring, and innovative adaptions of the classics and new works under impactful direction for today's audiences since 2016.
Bringing our audiences together in a shared space for a shared experience with stories from the fun and magical to the more serious and topical.
We are commitment to our artists and patrons; supporting and growing the theatre community and generating greater public interest in the performing arts.
We work with our partners to create performances and events that stay in audiences memories.


Aidan Theatre


Our vision is to inspire and connect with people, through the work, shared experiences and exceptional theatre. Leading, growing, connecting, in building a robust performing arts scene. 


To create quality theatre that connects with people. Provide a space to grow our craft and our curiosity.

To always remember that performing and gathering together in a shared experience can have many faces,



Creating Theatre that is

Intimate, Engaging and Inspiring theatre.


Working as a team to generate and connect through the work. Meeting together of performer, production team and audience in a shared space.  Developing skills of the individual to enrich and strengthen our voice.

Igniting a passion for the performing arts from the grass roots up.


Taking stories that hold universal truths and adapting them for our audiences.

Creating new stories that reflect our voice, ideals and difficulties.

Getting our brave on and continue to be tenacious about what we do.


We are committed to continuing to stage a variety of shows that engage with our audiences, firing their imaginations about the possibilities of the theatre. 

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Street Theatre Timaru
The Importance of Being Ernest
Touring to High Schools
Macbeth meets the sisters again
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Dame Iona Combs salon 'Rapunzel' 21
Summer Shakespeare
Street Theatre 2022
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