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Our Vision …
The Hobart Repertory Theatre Society will be a successful self- funded, well patronised theatre company. The public will be confident that the quality of all productions will be assured. The company will be vibrant, with a balance of long standing members and new blood.

Our Mission is to …
Produce high quality, popular amateur theatre for the public that is fun for members and provides opportunities for artistic expression and training.

Our Society – a brief history
In the winter of 1926 a group of leading theatre workers gathered to develop the concept of a Repertory Theatre Company in Hobart, to guarantee a number of ‘suitable’ productions each year. A meeting would be held in July to continue the impetus.

His Worship The Mayor of Hobart, Ald. E J Rogers presided over a meeting, held in the Town Hall on the 21st June 1926. The enthusiastic meeting was well documented by the press of the day (even down to reporting the applause – as it happened!) and Miss Olive Wilton was chosen to be Repertory’s first Producer.

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