Arts Tasmania

The Theatre Royal is assisted through Arts Tasmania by the Minister for the Arts. Arts Tasmania is the unique, innovative and creative government arts agency, responsible for policy and planning for arts and culture in Tasmania.




Playing Australia

Assistance has been provided by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body 




Shadforth Financial Group

One of Australia’s leading financial and business advisory firms with a reputation for offering the best financial and business advice.

In 2018 Shadforth Financial Group will support bringing Opera Australia’s Madame Butterfly to the Theatre Royal.



Xsquared Architects

Xsquared Architects is a leading Tasmanian architectural practice, providing a comprehensive range of services for both living and working environments.

Specialising in commercial, institutional and sustainable design they are committed to supporting and participating in the arts.

In 2018 Xsquared Architects will support bringing Australian Dance Theatre’s The Beginning of Nature to the Theatre Royal.


RACT is Tasmania's leading service organisation, offering a large range of services based on the guiding principles of support, security, safety and service. Both iconic Tasmanian businesses, the RACT and the Theatre Royal serve the Tasmanian community, are seen as leaders in our respective fields and enjoy an alignment of values and objectives.

In 2018 RACT will support bringing the children and family show George’s Marvellous Medicine by shake & stir theatre co to the Theatre Royal.



Sanctum Medical Aesthetics

Sanctum Medical Aesthetics is a leading-edge cosmetic medical practice combining state of the art technology with over 20 years of experience which aims to enhance the personal confidence and wellbeing of each and every client.

In 2018 Sanctum Medical Aesthetics will partner with the Theatre Royal for the first time, and support bringing Master Class to the Theatre Royal.


The Mercury

The Mercury is Tasmania’s largest selling daily newspaper and aims to engage, entertain and educate Tasmanians and fans of Tasmania. The Mercury is passionate about news, photos and life on our wonderful island state.

In 2018 The Mercury will provide print and digital advertising support for both the 2018 Season and the Circus Oz production, Model Citizens.


Digital Ink

Digital Ink is a successful design studio specialising in design and production for print and multimedia. Digital Ink demonstrates their considerable expertise with the design of all the Theatre Royal’s printed material and press advertising. The quality of Digital Ink’s work has been acknowledged through a multitude of awards.

In 2018 Digital Ink will support bringing the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow to the Theatre Royal.


Southern Cross

Southern Cross Television is the market leader in Tasmania with a strong and diverse programming schedule that is the envy of the advertising industry. The combination of Southern Cross Television, 7Two and 7Mate delivers our client’s messages across the entire State 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It is not possible to dominate the television landscape without premium content and there is no shortage of must watch television for you to choose from.  In 2018 Southern Cross is set to deliver two premium sporting events with the PyeongChang Winter Olympics in February and the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in April.  With both events in our time zone and live and free across the Southern Cross Stations there will be a strong audience uplift compared to regular programming, especially during off –peak times.

Hit 100.9

In this year’s Hobart Xtra Research Survey Hit 100.9 was the number one FM Breakfast show in Hobart and number one station for people 18 – 54.

Hobart’s Hit 100.9 is all about the hottest hit music, celebrity gossip and original content that makes audiences feel happy, sad and ultimately engaged.

107.3 Triple M

In this year’s Hobart Xtra Research Survey 107.3 Triple M was the number one station listen to most for people 25-54, number one station listen to at the workplace and number one station listened to during mornings

In 2018 Southern Cross will provide TV and radio advertising support across the 2018 Season.



One of TasWater's key drivers is to provide lasting value for communities. As well as providing sustainable services, TasWater contributes to the community by offering financial and in-kind support. The Theatre again welcomes TasWater's commitment to supporting access for primary school students to the theatre and the arts.

In 2018 Taswater will support bringing Josephine Wants To Dance to the Theatre Royal.



The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel

The multi-award winning Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel Hobart has built a reputation as one of Australia's most welcoming and relaxing inner-city hotels. It has a long and successful partnership with the Theatre Royal providing accommodation and function services to both the Theatre Royal and touring companies.


Magnolia Flowers

Located in Macquarie Street, South Hobart, Magnolia Flowers is the Theatre Royal’s florist partner, providing beautiful floral arrangements for the Theatre Royal foyer and events.


40 Degrees South

Tasmania 40°South is a magazine that celebrates all that is good about Australia’s island state. Richly illustrated with superb photographs. Tasmania 40°South presents the wilderness, wildlife, culture, industry, landscapes and people of Tasmania.



Typeface is a professional design and printing company based in Hobart. Providing a high quality and reliable printing services to the Theatre Royal.



Theatre Royal Management Board

The Theatre Royal Management Board is appointed by the Tasmanian Government.

In 2018 individual members of the Board will support bringing Oedipus Schmoedipus to the Theatre Royal.


Fullers Bookshop

Fullers Bookshop was born in Hobart in the early 1920s. It is a well-established, vibrant and dynamic bookshop. It holds the status of Tasmania’s leading independent bookseller and is a fundamental component of Tasmania’s cultural landscape. Fullers Bookshop support the Theatre Royal’s ‘Meet the Company’ events during 2017, and general support for the Theatre Royal.


Huon Salmon

Huon Aquaculture was established in 1986 (Huon Salmon), and the business has grown to become Australia’s signature producer of Atlantic salmon. Huon Salmon is recognised around the world for the quality of the product and the ingenuity of the operations. Huon Salmon is an ethical business, a respected brand, part of a sustainable industry and a company that is focused on the safety of their employees, the welfare of their fish and the wildlife around their farms.

The Theatre Royal welcomes Huon Salmon as a partner in 2018; Huon Salmon will provide general support to the Theatre for the 2018 season.


Friends of the Theatre Royal

The Friends of the Theatre Royal provide valuable support to the Theatre, assisting in promotion of, and raising funds for the Theatre. The Friends of the Theatre Royal conduct public tours of the Theatre. You can book a tour at the Box Office.


Hobart City Council

The Hobart City Council is one of the nation's oldest councils; its demonstrated leadership has made Hobart one of the most liveable cities with a quality lifestyle. The Theatre Royal is grateful for the assistance and support provided by the Hobart City.



TasVacations is Tasmania’s own travel company. An active member of the Tasmanian community for over 35 years during which time they have created holiday dreams for tens of thousands of people.

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