About Us

Centre Stage Taupo strives to provide exciting theatre craft experiences, and to produce and encourage creative opportunities for everyone through quality management, progressive attitudes and working as a team towards excellence.

Our Values 

  • Working as a Team
  • Respecting Individuality
  • Having Integrity
  • Adding Community Value

The Taupo Dramatic Society and Taupo Operatic Society joined together in 1986 to become Centre Stage (Taupo) Inc. Centre Stage is an incorporated society, owned by its members for the benefit of the Taupo Community. Any financial surpluses are reinvested in the achievement of our mission. Centre Stage Taupo is a registered charity [CC31006]. Centre Stage Taupo is a member of Musical Theatre New Zealand.

Centre Stage Committee 2017

Centre Stage Taupo is managed by a committee who meet monthly, and are elected annually at our AGM.

President: Mandy Thomas

Vice President: Eliana Kemp

Secretary: Dervla Murtagh

Treasurer: Lormar Bell


Wallis Weir (Props)

Sue Goldsmith

Laurie Swift (Wardrobe)

Tom Anderson (Hall Custodian)

Toni Sullivan (Newsletter)

Liam Dunne

Georgia Crabb (Next Gen)


Archives: Jo Bixley

Patron: Diane Haimes


Find out more about What’s On and Past Productions.