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The Essendon Theatre Company (ETC) is a local community-based theatre company located in inner-city Melbourne. ETC has a long and proud history of producing quality community theatre in Essendon. It produces four production per year including dramas, comedies and pantomimes and since it’s formation in 1976, ETC has produced more than one hundred productions. ETC is a member of The Victorian Drama League (VDL) and annually submits one production as part of the VDL Awards. ETC is run on the love and commitment of passionate theatre lovers and volunteers dedicated to amateur theatre and runs from the Bradshaw Street Community Hall in Essendon.

We respecfully acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the Lands on which Essendon Theatre Company is located, the Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung People of the Kulin Nation.  We pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging and acknowledge that Sovernity was never ceded.

Promoting theatrical activities within the community