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๐Ÿคณ Short Message Serviceย is a moment of theatre ๐Ÿคณ Short Message Serviceย is a moment of theatre delivered to you, to your phone, in the comfort of your own home.Developed and programmed byย Q Theatre, this special event will be delivered to audiences via a series of text messages over one hour and crafted by playwrights Donna Abela, Monikka Eliah, Margaret Davis, Jonathan Biggins and Katie Beckett.It is a chance for audiences to sit back and experience the excitement of the unexpected, all without leaving the living room โ€“ and it doesnโ€™t cost a thing!ย All you need is  essential a mobile phone that can receive text messages.Book your FREE ticket now via link in bio!
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๐ŸŽญ AUDITION CALL OUT FOR YOUNG ARTISTS ๐ŸŽญAre ๐ŸŽญ AUDITION CALL OUT FOR YOUNG ARTISTS ๐ŸŽญAre you a young actor, writer, musician, digital artist or spoken word poet? Q Theatre is seeking artists aged 18 - 26 to audition to take part in the 2020 "Originate" project, "The Big Blue"."Originate" seeks to up-skill early-career artists in the areas of new work development, cross art form practice and to facilitate new collaborations.Guided by directors Nick Atkins, the successful applicants will move through a workshop process that dreams a new performance from the ground up. "The Big Blue" is a thematic starting point for a performance that is yet to be developed and will be defined by the thoughts, beliefs, hopes and fears of the ensemble.๐Ÿ’ฅ Applications close Friday 31 July at 5pm. ๐Ÿ’ฅFor more information visit our website (link in bio) or email Ian Zammit at ian.zammit@penrith.cityPhoto by Christina Mishell
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โœ๏ธ ๐—ฆ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐—ธ๐—ฑ๐—ผ๐˜„๐—ป ๐˜€๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐˜‚๐˜€!Being in lockdown has certainly changed the way we live, flipped our usual routines, and transformed our day-to-day-experiences. We'd love to find out how you've been doing, and hear stories of your life in lockdown - surprising, heart-warming or even funny! Share it with us via email at newsfromthejoan@penrith.city in 40 words - you can send photos or videos too.We'll feature some of our favourites in our Creative Care Packs โค๏ธ and on our social channels in the coming weeks, and the best stories will also stand a chance to win a $50 Gift Voucher to spend on something beautiful from @penrithregionalgallery's Gift Shop*. This round closes 31 May, so get your entries ready!PS: If you're not on our database yet, and you'd like to receive Creative Care Packs from us every week, let us know via email too! *Terms & Conditions apply.Image: Teniola Komolafe#homewiththejoan #homewithprg
Today is your final chance to register for Stage D Today is your final chance to register for Stage Door - Q Theatre's new online theatre and performance training program. ๐ŸŽญA series of live streaming online workshops, held each week from the first weekend in May over 8 weeks with the teaching artists of Q Theatre!Expect fun and creative exercises that you can try in your own home, and even interactive group exercises with your fellow participants. Suitable for ages 5 - 18.Find out more, stay connected with us and sign up now https://www.qtheatre.com.au/learning/Image: Phyllis Wong
๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—Ÿ ๐— ๐—œ๐—š๐—›๐—ง ๐—–๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—Ÿ ๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—Ÿ ๐— ๐—œ๐—š๐—›๐—ง ๐—–๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—Ÿ ๐—ข๐—จ๐—ง: ๐—ช๐—ฒ'๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—น ๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ฝ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜†๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ท๐—ผ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐˜‚๐˜€ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—บ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ฎ ๐˜€๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ด! ๐ŸŽค๐ŸŽป All Might is a song from a new musical by Nicholas Christo and Paul Smith which was originally envisaged as a part of a live performance event. However, due to the current health crisis, we have reimagined this project as an online performance piece inspired by Brisbaneโ€™s Couch Choir.Participants will be invited to rehearse their part at home using our online resources, record and submit it! All contributions will be edited into a beautiful version of the song and will be shared online. Singers and string players of all abilities are invited to take part! No auditions required and participation is FREE.If you are interested in being part of All Might or to find out more, please send an email to our Producer, Melissa Cannon at melissa.cannon@penrith.cityImage: Christina Mishell