National Theatre for Children

Te Whare Tapere ā-Motu mō n Tamariki 

Every young New Zealander should have the opportunity to experience the best performance art that speaks of Aotearoa and their place in the world.
Capital E’s National Theatre for Children creates, produces, presents, and tours high quality dynamic theatre and performing arts experiences for children aged 2 – 12 years that is relevant, transformative and fun.

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The Lost Letter Office

The Lost Letter Office is a love letter to handwritten letters. Using magic, movement, music and clown performance, it explores how these endangered paper creations can deliver powerful gifts of love.

Suits ages: 2-8

Story Studio Live

This year’s Story Studio LIVE theme is focused on our relationship to our environment and to one another. 

Suits ages: 8-12

National Theatre for Children | Expressions of Interest | School Live Theatre


Check back in August 2021 for the National Theatre for Children Ideatorium.

National Theatre for Children | Children's Show

National Theatre for Children Past Productions

We’ve been delivering quality theatre shows for children since way back when! Check out some of our past productions!

Capital E Theatre van touring

Our Theatre Tour Locations

Our National Theatre for Children shows tour all across New Zealand! We visit Kerikeri, Whangarei, Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Whakatāne, Taupo, Gisborne, New Plymouth, Napier, Palmerston North, Carterton, Wellington, Blenheim, Christchurch, Oamaru, Queenstown, Dunedin and Invercargill.

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