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Expression of Interest for Community Choirs

Q Theatre is working on a new musical. We’re on the look-out for community choirs that may want to help.

Q Theatre is looking to engage with community choirs to develop a short presentation of song that speak to the place or theme of St Marys. The performance will be presented on the 15th and 16th of May in St Marys (venue TBC).

PRODUCER: Q Theatre is the resident theatre making program at The Joan.

ROLES: up to 5 community choir groups.

EXPERIENCE: No experience in theatre required for those associated with a choir.

THE PRESENTATION: The choirs will work with Clare Richards on chosen songs about St Marys and a some from the new musical, Q Theatre is currently developing.

AVAILABILITY: To be considered for inclusion in the project, groups interest must be available for once a week from 31/03/2020 – 13/05/2020 with the presentation taking place on the 15th and 16th of May (time TBC)

COST: There is no charge for participation in this program.



If you have any queries about your application, please email Justin at justin.mccormick@penrith.city

Acknowledgements: ‘St Marys Kid’ was originally created by Kevin Bennett, David Mason-Cox and Max Iffland. Cast included Greg Apps, Doreen Warbruton, Chris Rannaste, Frank Lippovic, Terry CArlan, Leanne Kerr, Pat Parker & Kven Bennett WITH Pam Donnellan, Tracy Gledhill, Ann Grossman, Angela Monteleone, Tracey Moore, Fiona Press, Francene Reddan, Pam Rinner, Sue Ruck, Katrina Samuel, Sonja Stranden, Mark Dulger, Stephen Cunningham, Noel Evans, David Hoey, Robert Jenkins, Drew Keating, Colin McDonal, Stephen Moore, Chris Smith, Robert Tompsett, Phil Walcott, John Walker & Bradley Warnemide. Direction by Max Iffland, design by Anthony Babbicci, musical direction by Kevin Bennett & Robert Mason-Cox, choreography by Andrea Kelland & Fae Casham, stage direction by Trevor Connell. The sound technician was Nick Knezevic, state manager was Ian Bretiner, assistant stage managers were Peter Douglas, Walter Martinelli, Cheryl Pike, Thomas King and Robert Jones. Set construction was by Anthony Babbicci, Ken Graham, Leone Sharp and Ann Grossman. Photography was by Trevor Connell. Drums and percussion were Gary Habgood, guitars were Richards Evans & Kevin Bennett, horns and percussion were Richard Greenber and bass was David Mason-Cox. St Marys Kid was first produced by Q Theatre in association with The Youth Theatre Workshop in January 1977 and was developed as part of the first Festival of Sydney.