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Silo Theatre is a leading producer of contemporary theatre in Aotearoa New Zealand.

We curate an annual season of local and international work that champions new forms of storytelling in order to speak directly to the world around us. We work with the most exceptional theatre practitioners from Aotearoa, at every stage of their career, providing the space for them to extend their practice and create their most courageous work. Our focus is on voices that are urgent and are not heard often enough.

In Tāmaki Makaurau, in Aotearoa and sometimes overseas, we provide exceptional experiences for a variety of audiences, with the hope that they walk away from a Silo show a little bit transformed, a little bit uplifted, and with a greater sense of connection to themselves and our collective cultural identity.

We acknowledge Te Tiriti o Waitangi as this nation's founding document, and the rightful place of Māori as tangata whenua in Aotearoa New Zealand. Furthermore, as an organisation that calls Tāmaki Makaurau home, we acknowledge and recognise mana whenua o Ngāti Whātua o Ōrākei.

→ Read the 2023 Silo Artistic Message



Our Purpose — Te Kaupapa

To ignite imaginations and provoke conversations that matter.

Kia hihiri te mahara


Our Mission — Te Whāinga

Silo is a leading producer of contemporary theatre. We champion new forms of storytelling in order to speak directly to the world around us. We strive to deliver expansive and powerful ideas through work that demands to be a collective experience.

He kaiwhakaputa tautōhito a Silo Theatre mō ngā mahi whakaari moroki. Ko tā mātou he kōkiri i ngā taera whakaputa kōrero hou e pai ai te mārama ki te ao hurihuri. Ka oke mātou kia whakaputa whakaaro raurahi mana nui mā roto mai i ngā whakaari e nonoi ai i te wheako takitini.

Anapela Polata'ivao plays the keyboard with two audience members, all smiling

Our Living Values
Ngā Uara

  • Curious — Pakiki
  • Open — Manahua
  • Intentional — Āta Whakaaro
  • Bold — Pākaha
  • Ambitious — Aumangea

Innovation

Team — Te Rōpū

Sophie Roberts Headshot
Sophie Roberts

Artistic Director (she/her)

Tim Blake Photo photo by Fraser Clements
Tim Blake

Executive Director (he/him)

Silo Theatre SMOKKJ opening JUN22 JC0190 lores 2
Jordan Dickson

Marketing and Partnerships Manager (he/him)

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Nahyeon Lee

Programme Manager (she/her)

FAQS
  • Keep in the loop with Silo Theatre by joining our E-News. There you will receive in your inbox our latest updates, behind the scenes access and giveaways.

    You can also follow us on social media, we are @silotheatre on Facebook, and Instagram.
  • We use a range of different venues for our performances. Please check each event page to confirm where the production is being performed. See what's on next here.
  • We encourage actors to let their agents know their interest in working with Silo Theatre. We send out information for submissions to agents when roles are being cast.
  • We do not have any spaces available for hire currently.
  • We appreciate your support greatly! If you have the ability to do so, donations to Silo Theatre go directly to supporting our work on stage and new shows in development. These can be one-off donations, or you could join us as a Silo Patron. More details can be found here.

    Otherwise, buy a ticket and come to one of our performances!
  • We are more than happy to receive your script to read however, due to the size and capacity of the organisation, we do not provide feedback.

    We would recommend contacting a writing agent to assist with feedback and getting your work staged in Aotearoa New Zealand.

    A number of New Zealand companies and collectives also offer workshops and playwriting development opportunities including Auckland Theatre Company, Basement Theatre, Tawata Productions, Taki Rua, F.C.C. and Proudly Asian Theatre.
  • We provide performances for schools to bring students to our shows. Please get in touch with Nahyeon Lee (Programme Manager) at nahyeon@silotheatre.co.nz to find out more.
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