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Welcome to The Star Theatre, Launceston

Built in 1937, the Star Theatre is an iconic art deco cinema in Launceston, Tasmania. It ceased operation as a cinema in 1969 but, with your help, it will be re-opened. Watch our video for a preview of what will be coming soon in 2017.

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Star Theatre Launceston introduction video
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We are recruiting for a venue manager for The Star Theatre, if you are interested please submit an application on Seek (link attached). We are also looking for cafe/bar staff and ushers so feel free ... See more

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Star Theatre Renovation - Painting

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ABOUT THE STAR THEATRE

HISTORY

HISTORY

The Star Theatre is one of the finest examples of art-deco cinema architecture in Australia and one of very few of its kind, still in existence. Designed by Tasmanian born architect, Guy Crick, it was opened on the 5th October 1937.

OUR VISION

OUR VISION

Three Launceston locals have a grand vision that they are working hard to make a reality. Andrew Quaile, Ben Davis and Paul Lee-Archer grew up together in Launceston and have long dreamt of opening a cinema in their home town.

CONTACT

CONTACT

Do you remember The Star and have any interesting stories, photos or memories you would like to share with us? Do you have any memorabilia we could video or photograph? Please get in touch with us today! We’d love to hear from you.

HELP US RESTORE THE STAR

Buy a Gift

 

Help us raise money to restore the building by purchasing merchandise with The Star logo. A perfect gift for the film-lover in your life!

Donate

 

Every little bit helps. We are grateful for any amount you can donate towards our fundraising campaign. You can donate securely online.

Attend an Event

 

The Star will be holding various events as part of its fundraising effort. View the calendar and join events on Facebook.

STAR THEATRE IN THE NEWS

Article by Holly Monery first appeared in The Examiner   New life will be brought to the Star Theatre after the redevelopment plans were approved by the City of Launceston at its meeting on Monda...

This article by Tamara McDonald first appeared in The Examiner. Photo above: Former Star Theatre employee Peter Bomford with film posters and an original sign from the theatre. Pictures: Scott Gelsto...

This article by Piia Wirsu first appeared in The Examiner   Wine, beer and movie lovers alike will be excited to hear what’s in the works for the Star Theatre in Invermay. The theatre is soon t...

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