Entries by Simon McMaster

The Dapto Chaser a clear winner with the crowd

HotHouse Theatre Artistic Director, Lyn Wallis perfectly summed up the experience of watching The Dapto Chaser after its opening night.

“A great play, astute direction and awesome actors equals: a magic night in the theatre. Please join me in thanking the Dapto Chaser team for conjuring a mesmerising, arrow-to-the-heart performance at the Butter Factory Theatre […]

We want your best ‘Gone to the Dogs’ story

The Dapto Chaser runs into town on Tuesday 15 March and will be resident until Saturday 19 March. To celebrate this fabulous new Australian classic we want you to send us a ‘Gone to the Dogs’ story for your chance to win a double pass to the show on Friday, 18 March where you can […]

Transforming literacy through drama

As part of the regional School Drama program, Murray Arts, Sydney Theatre Company and HotHouse Theatre are thrilled to announce a one-off professional learning day for teachers.

School Drama provides primary school teachers with the confidence, expertise and understanding to use process drama as critical, quality pedagogy with literature to improve young learners’ English and […]

Improve your health with HotHouse adult drama classes or take them up for the fun of it!

Did you know regularly taking part in a drama class improves your cognitive and psychological well-being, specifically word and listening recall, problem solving, self-esteem, and psychological well-being? And this is after only four weeks.

More and more studies reveal the links between arts and health for all age groups and find that there are health […]

Rob Scott to depart HotHouse Theatre – sort of …

After 20 years with the company, Rob Scott is stepping down from his full time position at HotHouse Theatre in 2016 to focus on other projects. As Operations Manager since 1997, and long time collaborator with HotHouse and Murray River Performing Group (MRPG), Rob has overseen the building and technical development of the Butter Factory […]