Queensland Theatre Company is the states flagship professional theatre company, established in 1970 by an Act of Parliament. It is currently under the artistic direction of multi-award winning playwright and renowned director Wesley Enoch.
Each year the Company presents an annual main-stage season of plays showcasing an array of acclaimed theatre artists and offering a dynamic mix of plays from exciting new Australian work to outstanding international classics. The company has also launched The GreenHouse. The GreenHouse aspires to create a space where artists and audiences intermingle, relate and celebrate.
The Company is also dedicated to encouraging artistic development across the state through its emerging artists program, writing program which includes the Queensland Premiers Drama Award and regional program.
Particular emphasis is placed on developing, inspiring and exciting young people by giving them opportunities to connect with the professional performing arts community in Queensland through specially devised education performances, young playwrights program, theatre residency week, in-school workshops, secondment programs and more.
Queensland Theatre Company (the Company) is a non-profit statutory body governed by a Board of Directors. The Company is principally supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland and the Major Performing Arts Board of the Australia Council.
Queensland Theatre Company is a member of Live Performance Australia, the peak body for Australias live entertainment and performing arts industry, and as such complies with the LPA Code of Practice for the Ticketing of Live Entertainment Events in Australia.
Queensland Theatre Company has had six Artistic Directors:
Alan Edwards AM MBE (1970-88)
Aubrey Mellor (1988-93)
Chris Johnson (1993-96)
Robyn Nevin AM (1996-99)
Michael Gow (1999-2010)
Wesley Enoch (2010-present)
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