Join the ATC Patrons Group.

ATC Patrons contribute a minimum of $2,000 annually which goes towards a wide range of Company projects. Over the years ATC Patrons have contributed to the commissioning of new plays, paid internships, in schools programmes, and much needed production items.

Members are invited to participate in a number of events each year such as working rehearsals, meet & greets of cast and directors, and performance hostings, and are kept informed of the activities and development of the Company.

For more information on the ATC Patrons group or how to become an ATC Patron please contact Jonathan Bielski, Chief Executive Officer at

Auckland Theatre Company Ltd is a registered charitable entity. Individuals can claim a tax credit of one third on all donations they make-up to the limit of their taxable income.

2021 ATC Patrons Group

Co-Chairs: Lady Dayle Mace & Justice Anne Hinton QC.


ATC Patrons Donations at work.

ATC Patrons Playwright Award.

Kiwi playwright Eli Kent received the ATC Patrons Playwright Award in 2015. This grant allowed Eli to write his adaptation of Ibsen's classic poem, Peer Gynt.

[PEER GYNT [RECYCLED] by Eli Kent features in the ATC 2016-2017 subscription season presented in collaboration with the Auckland Arts Festival. 


New Commissions.

The ATC Patrons group have commissioned many exciting new works, including Briar Grace-Smith's PANIORA! with Okareka Dance Company in 2014.