The Yes And Trust

  Auckland
Organisation page created in the Community category
  Donate

The Covert is the home of fun & creativity. An improvised comedy school & performance venue that brings more fun and play into the world.

Main image

  Auckland Performance Fun Youth

The Covert Theatre is currently building a new venue at 51 Mackelvie St in Ponsonby, Auckland. We open in March 2020 and need your support to help finish the build.

It's an 86-seat theatre that runs improvised comedy shows from Thursday to Sunday (think like TV's Whose Line Is It Anyway?). From Monday to Wednesday we run the Improv School - where we teach the life skills that improvisation imparts through play such as confidence, collaboration, creativity, resilience, mindfulness to our city's youth and community.

The Covert has been producing shows and community workshops since 2001 and now has its own home. We run after school programs and school holidays for kids from 8 - 17 years and community workshops for people 18 years +.

We have a community-centric philosophy, 'from grass roots to tall shoots' and welcome everyone. Improvisation is considered one of the most accessible art forms in the world and it is a wonderful vehicle for people of all ages to facilitate self-creation, self-discovery and self-expression - plus it is massive FUN!

We are dedicated to bringing more laughter and play into the world and we are greatly appreciative of your support!

More about us

The Covert Theatre's purpose is to enhance human connection through play. We do this by running NZ's only improvised comedy theatre in Ponsonby, Auckland. We're an 86-seat theatre with an Improv School using play to teach vital life skills to people from ages 8 to 88.

We have workshops Monday to Wednesday and shows Thursday to Sunday.

We are a breeding ground for Kiwi creative talent and look to inspire the current and future generations of NZ actors, comedians, writers, directors and producers.

For those not in the Arts, we are the home of fun and creativity and a safe, non-judgemental learning environment for people to self-create, self-discover and self-express.

We create our own income to survive and rely on the generosity of the community to thrive.

Thank you!

Other page links


Latest donations

  • Guest Donor

    Guest Donor on 13 Sep 2016

    $5

    On ya

    $5

  • Roxanne & Matt

    Roxanne & Matt on 07 Sep 2016

    Private

    Private

  • Private Donor

    Private Donor on 07 Sep 2016

    Private

    Private

  • Private Donor

    Private Donor on 07 Sep 2016

    Private

    Private

  • Private Donor

    Private Donor on 07 Sep 2016

    Private

    Private


Who's involved?

The Yes And Trust's avatar
Created by, and paying to a verified bank account of, The Yes And Trust (Charity)

Registered Charity A Registered Charity has legal recognition under the Charities Act 2005.
Tax credit Donations of over $5 are eligible for a New Zealand charitable giving tax credit.
Page Moderated The page has been checked by our team to make sure it complies with our terms and conditions.

Fundraise

You can start a fundraiser to have your own page that raises money directly for the beneficiary.

Our other pages


Got a question for the page owner?

Ask one here

Any concerns?

Report this page
Share
Share a link to this page to help spread the word

  Facebook

  Twitter

  LinkedIn

  Email

  Copy Link

  Embed

×