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 2021

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

President: Kylie Dumble
Vice President: Lara Davies
Secretary: Linsey Seaton
Treasurer: Jenni Hill

Immediate Past President: Steve Punter


Tanya Durrant
Sue Goldsmith
Lynn Harriman
Lormar Karauti
Trinity Smith
Sharon Shanks
Kenzie Jackson

Other roles:

Hall Custodian: Tom Anderson
Wardrobe: Sue Mrozinski, Alise Dumble
Archives: Jo Bixley
Patron: Tom Anderson