This page provides information about resources and guides that are specific to New Zealand Theatre Studies. They supplement the resources provided on the Theatre Studies portal.

Subject Contacts

If you need assistance in this subject area, the New Zealand Collection Librarian is John Robson and the Theatre Studies Academic Liaison Librarian is Anne Ferrier-Watson.

John Robson - NZC
(07) 837-9126

Resources List


Drama New Zealand is an association for teachers, youth theatre and theatre in education practitioners interested in promoting the recognition, study and development of drama in education from early childhood to tertiary education.
The Film Archive is the home of New Zealand’s moving image history with over 160,000 titles.
Film New Zealand is New Zealand’s international film business agency.
An overview of New Zealand plays and playwrights from the mid 1800s through to the present day.
Playmarket is New Zealand's playwrights' agency and playwright and play development organisation.
An archive of stage productions in Aotearoa/New Zealand. The project was initiated by Theatre Studies at Otago University in 2004 and is still in active progress.
A National Register of more than 400 New Zealand theatre collections, providing information on where they are held and how they can be accessed. Created by Theatre Archives NZ.
Theatre New Zealand provides a national link between people who are involved in theatre through theatre societies, schools, youth theatres and other organisations throughout Aotearoa-New Zealand.
The New Zealand Performing Arts Review and Directory provides details of productions, as well as links to reviews and venues.