News

Upcoming Workshops

Posted 1 March 2016

Coming up is a one-day Auditions Workshop with Terry Hooper on Saturday, April 16, 10am to 3pm. The cost is $30 and numbers are limited to 15 people aged 16 and over. See the Workshops page for registration forms. We are awaiting funding for our 2016 acting workshops with Jennifer Ward-Lealand (August 6 and 7) and Cameron Rhodes (date TBA) and another "directing for theatre" workshop with Terry Hooper, but if you would like to put your name down in advance, let the office know.

Gift Vouchers and Subscriptions

Posted 23 February 2016

Give the gift of theatre. A Howick Little Theatre subscription or a gift voucher is an ideal present for the theatre lover in your life. An original and imaginative idea for birthdays, thank-yous or any occasion, subscriptions and gift vouchers can be purchased online or from the theatre. Call 534-1406 or email info@hlt.org.nz.

Interested in theatre?

Posted 22 February 2016

Looking for something different to do? Just arrived in the Auckland area and want to meet some new people? How about becoming part of a talented and creative backstage team helping to put a production together? We are always looking for volunteers. Contact the theatre, 534-1401, or info@hlt.org.nz.

Costume Hire

Posted 22 February 2016

Need something to wear to a fancy-dress party or period event? For information on costume hire, click here or phone 534-1401 for further assistance.

Script sets for sale

Posted 1 January 2016

Howick Little Theatre has a number of production sets of play scripts for sale at much reduced prices. All scripts are as new. For more details or to make an offer, contact scripts@hlt.org.nz. Available sets of scripts are: Kevin's Bed A comedy by Bernard Farrell/Ireland. Cast: M5, F7 Nine copies (as new). Sale price $90. A sell-out for HLT. Kevin's Bed is a play of nostalgia, expectations and broken dreams. The setting is the celebration of the golden wedding anniversary of Dan and... more...

Funding for New Stage Lights

Posted 2 December 2015

HLT extends grateful thanks to the New Zealand Community Trust for a grant of $2500 towards the purchase of new LED stage lights. We plan to have these in place for the start of our 2016 productions.           

Best Production 2015

Posted 29 November 2015

Congratulations to director Penelope Keegan and the cast and crew of Sitting Pretty, who were named the winners of the HLT Best Production award for 2015 at the Christmas Party. The president, Frances Hollis, thanked everyone who had worked at the theatre this year and she made special presentations to Ngaire-Ann Hobson (bar roster co-ordinator), Emma Love (designer extraordinaire), David Gifford (who has just completed nine years as the drama class co-ordinator), and Marion Wood (front of... more...

Five stars for 'Seven Year Twitch'

Posted 23 November 2015

Read the Howick and Pakuranga Times reviewer's five-star review of HLT's end-of-year show, Seven Year Twitch.

Creative Communities grant

Posted 2 November 2015

Thanks to Creative Communities –- Auckland Council for a $3000 grant that will go towards the cost of producing HLT's 2016 promotional material. This material includes brochures, calendars, postcards, posters and newspaper advertisements.

Cool grant from Pub Charity

Posted 30 September 2015

Many thanks to Pub Charity for the generous grant of $1599 that HLT has received to replace the obsolete office heat pump, which also provides essential cooling over summer.

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