Free Theatre Christchurch (est. 1979) is New Zealand's longest running producer of experimental theatre. The professional company serves as an interdisciplinary performance laboratory where artists work together to create innovative, high quality, performance work.
The first arts-practice residency in the restored Arts Centre of Christchurch
In September 2014, Free Theatre returned home to The Arts Centre to take up the the first arts-practice tenancy in the new Arts Centre with partners Arts Circus. See here...
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"I am impressed by the significant contribution Free Theatre has for a long while afforded Christchurch, but especially post earthquake when they have nimbly shifted gear to offer relevant theatrical experiences in spaces not generally designated for theatre. It is the shared creative impulse made manifest that makes continuing to live in Christchurch bearable."
Julia Morison, Artist