Wellington District Theatre Federation Inc.


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Programme 2019

This page details the planned events organised and sponsored by the Wellington District Theatre Federation.

Dates, venue, cost and details of any event are subject to change.

Full Length Play Festival

1st February - 23rd November 2019
Our annual full length play competition runs from March until August (or later) every year, and is open to any member society. An adjudicator travels to the society's venue to view and adjudicate a performance during the production's normal season. The competition culminates in the Antoinettes Awards, held in September (see below).

The entry form can be downloaded from our Downloads page.

Adjudicator: Shannon Tubman
Festival Manager: David Cox
Entry: $140 (members), $190 (non-members)

Festival of Community Theatre

The Festival of Community Theatre is a national competition open to all members of the New Zealand Theatre Federation. Entries must be in the form of a short play, up to 50 minutes in length, with no fewer than 2 performers. For each level of the competition, the organising body provides an adjudicator who will judge each play and select one or more entries to proceed to the next level of the competition, as well as making special awards to deserving entries.

Entry forms and other information can be downloaded from the New Zealand Theatre Federation.

See the NZTF Festival page for dates, etc.

Antoinettes Awards Evening

The awards ceremony for the Full Length Play Competition. The adjudicator for the competition presents awards of his or her choice for excellence in theatrical endeavour. Admission includes supper; BYO beverages.
Date: TBA
Venue: TBA
Tickets: TBA
Hosts: TBA