Founded in 1993, Black Hole Theatre is an independent company that creates high quality visual theatre to explore the world and the human condition through puppetry and other genres. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Nancy Black, BHT provides a dynamic collaborative platform for creative exchanges between national and international puppeteers and artists. The company also facilitates the work of emerging artists, provides skill development opportunities, and contributes to the evolution of contemporary puppetry.
A small company with a wide embrace, we are both diverse and inclusive. Black Hole places a high priority on inclusion and collaborates with artists from First Nations, BIPOC, CALD and LGBTQIA+ communities. We make work for diverse venues: theatres, halls, cafes, schools, libraries, the street and even paddocks. We often invite our audiences to choose how they engage – either as participants or as spectators. Over the years we have invited other artforms into our practice including opera, film, dance, music, and physical theatre. We provide a dynamic platform for artists to create innovative and exciting work exploring political and social concerns.