21 May 2012
Melbourne Theatre Company
MTC's artistic mission is to produce classic and contemporary Australian and international theatre with style, passion and excellence in order to entertain, challenge and enrich audiences.
MTC is Melbourne’s home of live storytelling, producing an annual mainstage season of up to 12 plays, NEON Festival of Independent Theatre, the Cybec Electric play readings series, an annual Education program, and more. Over the years, MTC has championed Australian writing, introducing the works of writers such as Alan Seymour, Vance Palmer, Patrick White, Alan Hopgood, Alexander Buzo, David Williamson, John Romeril, Jim McNeil, Alma De Groen, John Powers, Matt Cameron, Ron Elisha, Justin Fleming, Janis Bolodis, Hannie Rayson, Louis Nowra, Michael Gurr, Jack Davis, Michael Gow and Joanna Murray-Smith (to mention only a few) to mainstream Melbourne audiences.
In sixty years, MTC has presented more than 750 mainstage productions and numerous tours, play readings, play workshops and education shows.