REP Studio

REP Studio provides an experimental space for our theatre community. The events and activities are open for anyone and everyone to join — whether you're new to REP or a long-time friend.


What's On in REP Studio

Here's a quick overview of the new activities and old favourites coming up this year in REP Studio.

The 'Logues — REP Studio's flagship playwriting competition is back with multiple ways to get involved. You could write and submit a 10-minute monologue or duologue; or be a director, performer or audience member in the Heats and Finals to vote for your favourite 'logue. The Heats will be held throughout April, and the Finals in mid-May.

Full details for The ’Logues are available below — click here to scroll and read more.

Click here to BOOK TICKETS for The 'Logues finals

Masterclasses — Throughout the year, the directors from REP's mainstage productions will each present a one-off masterclass. Topics will be chosen by each director with limited paid spots available for each session. So, if you see a masterclass you like, best book in quick!

Click here to view and book upcoming Masterclasses.

Workshops — If you want to build your technical and design skills in lighting, sound, costume, set, or stage management, these workshops will give you access to the highly experienced and professional designers and technicians we have on our mainstage productions. Limited paid spots will be available for each session.

Workshops will be available to book on this page as they are confirmed.

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The 'Logues

What is The ’Logues?

The ’Logues is REP’s people’s choice playwriting competition. Playwrights submit original scripts for 10-minute monologues or duologues, which are then staged anonymously. Audience votes determine the winner. And yes, there are prizes!

How does it work?


1pm, Sunday 5 March 2023 at Canberra REP Theatre

• Rules and submission details explained
• A script template provided
• Example scripts available


• Full Competition Guidelines are available here


Submissions now closed for 2023

• Canberra residents aged 16 and over can submit an original, unpublished script
• You can submit up to 3 separate scripts for consideration to
• The ’Logues coordinators will review script submissions and allocate Heat dates

Script requirements:

• Maximum 10-minutes duration
• Monologue (one actor) or duologue (two actors) only. In special cases a trialogue (three actors) may be considered, please contact us to discuss this before submitting your script.
• All genres considered
• Keep any set, furniture, and prop requirements simple and minimal

Please read the Competition Guidelines prior to submitting your script.


1–3pm Sundays. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 April 2023

• Six scripts are performed as rehearsed readings at each Heat
• Script titles are announced, but playwrights remain anonymous
• Participants and audience attending each Heat vote for their favourite scripts
• Two scripts with the highest votes from each Heat progress to the Finals


7:30pm Friday 19 + Saturday 20 May, and 2pm Sunday 21 May 2023

• Ten scripts (two from each Heat) are staged in a public performance at the Finals
• Each script is allocated a director and actors who work together for a short rehearsal period
• The audience at each performance vote for their favourite scripts
• Prizes are awarded and playwrights are revealed after the Sunday matinee

Click here to BOOK TICKETS for The 'Logues Finals

How do I find out more?

Contact us via email if you have any questions:

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