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Holden Street Theatres
Holden Street Theatres
Our Start

We strive to create work for South Australian Artists and Arts Workers by making and presenting theatrical productions of the highest calibre.

We continue to develop new strategies to create employment opportunities and support the cultural future of South Australia.

We are dedicated to the professional development and production of theatre and the support emerging companies.

We work hard to engage new and existing audiences.

We strive for cultural and artistic significance on a local, national and international scale and we are passionate about building exchange programs between Holden Street and international companies.

Holden Street Theatres has local, national and international recognition as the home of theatre during Fringe.

We support new collaborations, takes risks, produces internationally viable work and supports companies to develop high calibre productions.

The Arch was originally the All Saints Anglican Church.

This limestone and brick church was designed by Henry Stuckey in the Norman style and opened in 1850. (Bishop Augustus Short laid the foundation stone in 1849). A gallery was added in 1855 and the chancel and vestry were added in 1872.


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Our People

Martha Lott
Co-Founder / Artistic Director, Holden Street Theatres
Involved in the arts industry since she was a child, Martha has worked in Australia and the UK as an actress and as a producer. She founded the Holden Street Theatres in 2002 and has built it up to be recognised world wide for its support of and excellence in theatre. Her work also extends to the development of Thebarton Theatre and The Recycled Theatre Co. Martha knows everything and anything to do with the arts in Adelaide - if you're looking for expert producing, a great eye for detail, and advice on the next big hit, Martha's your woman!
Mark Capurso
Logistics / Venue Manager, Holden Street Theatres
Mark is our indispensable and phenomenal Venue Manager. Mark has been with the organisation for many years working in ticketing, events, administration and as the bar manager for Holden Street. Mark is also on the Thebby Lane team down at Thebarton Theatre, making sure Thebby's newest hot spot is running smoothly. Mark is just brilliant! His 'outside of Holden Street life' is top secret though and we think he might be the actual James Bond..!
Elizabeth Murrie
Marketing Manager, Holden Street Theatres
Elizabeth started in the marketing department in 2017, bringing a wealth of knowledge about design, marketing strategy, and visual activation to the team. Liz works throughout the year on HST and Fringe is her favourite time of year. In summer, Liz lives down at the beach, loves seeing as many shows as possible, and has recently revealed to the HST team a hidden talent of sewing and dressmaking!

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Holden Street Theatres supports

Nature Foundation SA

In it's 35th year.

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Holden Street Theatres is a proud part of The city of Charles Sturt