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Amateur Theatre

South Australia has a long and significant history of amateur theatre.

a advertising slide for Yes and No, 1944, comedy presented and directed by Marion Sauer for the Red Cross Prisoner of War Fund

Companies such as Adelaide Repertory, WEA Little Theatre, Independent Repertory Theatre, Ab Intra Studio Theatre, Playbox, Therry Dramatic Society, Sheridan Theatre, Maggie Theatre Doppio, Vitalstatistix and Bakehouse are represented in the Collection through the event files, individual and company donations.

Women have been a significant presence in the development of amateur theatre with great names such as Agnes Dobson, Patricia Hackett, Jean Marshall, Thelma Afford, Ruby Litchfield and Pamela Munt.

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