About us

The Australian Musical Theatre Festival is an unparalleled opportunity for musical theatre lovers, makers and industry professionals to get together, share and celebrate this wonderful genre. Held in Launceston, Tasmania,  includes a diverse program with opportunities to teach, collaborate, engage, perform, learn and – of course – enjoy. 

Our Mission

Australian Musical Theatre Festival is a non-profit event, held annually to benefit the musical theatre industry and the Tasmanian community.

Our purpose is to:

  • Hold an annual festival that brings together practitioners of musical theatre to celebrate their participation and encourages the development and nurturing of musical theatre

  • Foster the development of theatre and music throughout Australia;

  • Encourage teaching, learning and skill improvement in theatre and music;

  • Use musical theatre to encourage cultural and community development;

  • Encourage disability access to musical theatre both through artistic involvement and audience accessibility; 

  • Encourage new audience development in this art form and;

  • Celebrate the culture and community of Launceston and surrounds and encourage visitation to and around Tasmania through musical theatre participation

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Australian Musical Theatre Festival acknowledges and respects the Palawa people as the traditional and ongoing custodians of Lutruwita. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.

© Australian Musical Theatre Festival Inc. 2019