Ensemble Theatre is seeking a Marketing Manager

8 Feb 2018

Ensemble Theatre is seeking a talented, innovative and dynamic Marketing Manager to lead the overall marketing strategy for the organisation. Drive innovation in Marketing Join a Passionate & Skilled Team Best Australian & International Plays To find out more about the role and how to apply, please download the position description here. Please forward your […]

Almost Live From Ensemble Theatre – SORTING OUT RACHEL

25 Jan 2018

Listen in on ALMOST LIVE FROM ENSEMBLE THEATRE, our new podcast series, this time with Mark Kilmurry and David Williamson in conversation:  

We are looking for Production Interns

5 Jan 2018

Ensemble Theatre celebrates its 60th year in 2018, presenting four world premieres from Australia’s best writers; an adaptation of an award winning French play; four comedy classics and two international dramas. We perform in a 220-seat theatre in Kirribilli, situated on the edge of Sydney Harbour. Ensemble Theatre offers a leading internship program in the […]

TAKING STEPS BLOG – Interview with the director

22 Nov 2017

10 Questions with Mark Kilmurry, director of TAKING STEPS  1. What do you love about the plays of Alan Ayckbourn? I like the fact they are wonderfully constructed with great characters. The way Ayckbourn uses comedy to explore wider issues. For a long time his plays were regarded as west end middle class comedies, which of […]


20 Nov 2017

After reading through the play again, we tucked into some table-work. We began to break the script down into units, small sections of dialogue or stage-direction which change units when something shifts in the scene –  a new person enters/exits, or a new action or intention begins. There were 200 units in Act 1!! So, […]


6 Nov 2017

Ensemble Theatre’s Artistic Director Mark Kilmurry is excited to announce the two recipients of the 2018 SANDRA BATES DIRECTOR’S AWARDS, proudly supported by the Seaborn, Broughton & Walford Foundation.  This year’s successful applicants are Liz Arday and Felicity Nicol, both emerging theatre directors with a wealth of experience directing youth and independent theatre productions both […]


2 Nov 2017

Day one excitement! The first read of Alan Ayckbourne’s TAKING STEPS elicited a significant amount of laughter – a sign of fun rehearsal room times to come! The actors already have an essence of their characters and a strong grasp on the English accents. After the read, Anna Gardiner presented the highly anticipated design… Ayckbourne […]


28 Sep 2017

Sandra Bates Director’s Awards finalist, Francesca Savige is working as assistant director on BUYER & CELLAR and has decided to share her experience with you.


9 Aug 2017

Download a PDF of our 2018 Season Brochure.

Welcome to our 2018 Season

7 Aug 2017

What an amazing year we have ahead: four world premieres from the best of Australian writers; an exciting adaptation of an award winning French play; four comedy classics from master playwrights and two gripping international dramas to keep you talking. We are thrilled to open the 2018 season with a new social comedy from David […]