Who We Are

Dynamic, Creative and Effective Theatre Practitioners

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 Kimble Henderson

Passionate and committed director, facilitator, mentor. Visionary, positive, solution focused, learner, collaborator and leader. Proven ability to take projects from concept through to completion.
Curious and observant. Responsible.


A working director with over 25 years’ experience.  Kimble's passion, curiosity, and can do attitude towards building theatre has lead her around the country working, learning and testing.

In 2016 after gaining her Masters in Theatre Arts directing (Merit) at Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School and Victoria University of Wellington, she returned to Timaru and founded Aidan Theatre an independent theatre company.

Leading with a strong vision and an intuitive way of working, Kimble works collaboratively with the production team and ensemble to achieve end results that everyone has ownership in.

Kimble also works as a freelance director.

Please feel free to contact me for any further information or questions email kimblehenderson@icloud.com

Work History from 2016

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Director/Producer, Facilitator and Mentor 

Aidan Theatre 2016-present

Director – ‘DREAM’, Mid-Summer Nights Dream 2023

Event Organiser IGNITE Timaru 2022

Director/Writer ‘RED’, The story of Little Red Riding Hood, Christmas Pantomime 2022

Event Co ordinator IGNITE Timaru, First Friday Arts Festival Test project 2022

Director – Importance of Being Earnest 2022

Director – Timaru Summer Shakespeare As You Like It 2022

Director/Writer – ‘Rapunzel’ Christmas Pantomime 2021

Director/Producer South Island Tour ‘Too Much Punch for Judy’ 2021

Director – Legally Blonde – Showbiz Queenstown 2021 

Director – Romeo and Juliet (new adaption) 2021

Director – Too Much Punch for Judy – Road Safety tour – South Canterbury 2020

Producer – Macbeth 2020

Tutor – Hana Iti Youth Company 2020

Director – Annual Christmas Pantomime - Sleeping Beauty 2019 (In rehearsals)

Director – Twelfth Night - Festival of the Roses 2019 (In rehearsals)

Director – Romeo and Juliet 2019

Director/ New devised work - Legend 2019

Tutor – Drama -International School Korean Students 2019

Tutor – Craighead Kindergarten Drama 2019, 2020 (Term 4), 

Artistic Director – Hana Iti Youth Company 2019 -

Director – Much Ado About Nothing - Festival of the Roses 2018

Director – Peter Pan (2nd development season) 2018

Director – Too Much Punch For Judy 2018

Tutor – Master Class Adult Acting 2018

Tutor – Youth Acting Classes 2018

Director – Annual Christmas Pantomime Beauty and the Beast 2017

Director – Mid-Summer Nights Dream – Festival of the Roses 2017

Director – Peter Pan (1st development work season)

Director – The Dream Play - devised play 2017 (Feb –May 2017) for Ideal Services

Tutor – Master Group and One on One  Adult Acting 2017

Tutor – Youth Acting Classes 2018

Tutor – Children Intro to Theatre Classes 2018

Director – Annual Christmas Pantomime Cinderella 2016 

Director – Romeo and Juliet – Festival of the Roses 2016 

Producer – Pride and Prejudice 2016