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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 Aotearoa’s most exceptional theatre practitioners 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.

→ Click here to read Sophie Roberts' 2021 Artistic Message.

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Our Values
Ngā Uara

  • Excellence
  • Manaakitanga
  • Innovation
  • Representation and Inclusion
  • Extension and Courage


Team — Te Rōpū

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Sophie Roberts

Artistic Director

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Jessica Smith

Executive Director

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Chloe Weavers

Executive Director

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Ahi Karunaharan

Associate Artistic Director

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Jordan Keyzer

Marketing & Communications Manager

  • Kia ora! We have a dedicated FAQ section for MAURI TAU.

    → Click here for the MAURI TAU FAQ page.
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    You can also follow us on social media, we are @silotheatre on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
  • 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 us at to find out more.
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