NEWS

WTC Sep/Oct newsletter 2021

CATS tickets on sale for 23-30 Jan 2022 season, congrats to life member Richard Ziegler - new WCC Mayor and Set Painting Masterclass.

WTC August newsletter 2021

CATS tickets on sale, play readings, Set Painting Masterclass,  and Warrnambool Library Writers Showcase.

WTC July newsletter 2021

CATS tickets on sale, play readings, Set Painting Masterclass,  and Warrnambool Library Writers Showcase.

WTC June newsletter 2021

CATS cast, Set Painting Masterclass, Warrnambool Storytelling Festival Theatre Lab, and play readings upcoming. 

CATS cast announced

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WTC May newsletter 2021

CATS auditions, Theatre Lab, Storytelling Festival and planning for the 2022 season. 

Masterclass: Audition Technique success

The first of a four part series of masterclasses in theatre skills was delivered by WTC on Sunday 2nd May 2021. Acting expert Dan Haberfield and vocal expert Leah Oswin worked with 50 participants to hone audition skills. Key learnings included 'channel nerves into positive energy' and to 'not take it personally if you don't get selected; reflect then wipe the slate and let go of it all'. ​Congratulations to all participants who arrived ready to learn and thank you to our experts, Dan and Leah, The Lighthouse Theatre, Regional Arts Victoria and South West Community Foundation. We look forward to the next masterclass. 

Change of venue for CATS Info Day

We apologise for any inconvenience, but due to COVID space restrictions, we have had to make a last-minute change of venue for our upcoming Information and Audition Workshop day.

This event will now be held at The Lighthouse Theatre, at the same time as previously advertised – Saturday May 8th from 2pm – 4pm.

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WTC April 2021 newsletter

Warrnambool Theatre Lab, shed working bee and audition technique masterclass

WTC March 2021 newsletter

Cats Directorial team announcement and details about the upcoming Masterclasses in theatre skills. 

Theatre Skills Masterclasses​

 

This year Warrnambool Theatre Company and Holiday Actors have been supported by Regional Arts Victoria and South West Community Foundation to run a suite of Masterclasses in Theatre Skills. Four Masterclasses will be offered: Audition Technique, Movement, Set Painting and Theatre Makeup. 

The first cab off the rank is Masterclass: Audition Technique on 2nd May 2021 at Lighthouse Theatre Warrnambool. The Masterclass is presented in partnership with The Lighthouse Theatre. Tickets are $10 and available via Eventbrite. 

Experts Dan Haberfield and Leah Oswin will take participants through preparation, performance and reflection of straight and vocal auditions so that participants can put their best foot forward in the audition room. 

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Welcome 2021 WTC Committee​

The WTC Annual General Meeting was held on Sunday 21st February at 2pm via zoom. Thank you to those who joined to reflect on the year. Click the button below to see the 2021 WTC Committee and read the 2020 President's report. 

Hello 2021 - WTC January newsletter!

Reflecting on a year without theatre productions and planning for the year ahead. 

WTC Annual General Meeting​ 2021

All are welcome to attend WTC's Annual General Meeting where we will review the year passed and invite new members to join the committee. Due to Covid19 restrictions the meeting will occur via zoom. Please RSVP to receive the zoom code. 

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WTC's production of the Crucible cancelled​

 

It is with heavy hearts that the Committee has cancelled WTC's production of The Crucible, which was originally intended for 2020. The unpredictability of Covid19 and changed responsibilities in the Directorial team mean that the production is not possible in 2021. The Committee thanks the cast and production crew who joined us in 2020 for their enthusiasm and hope that you will all return for future productions with WTC. 

Back by popular demand: Script Writing Challenge #2

The first challenge was so well received that we are once again creatively connecting during Covid19. All welcome to take part - Aug - Sep 2020. 

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Theatre during Covid-19

We are keen to keep connected with our theatre community during these times of social distancing, which is why we are connecting online to read plays and write scripts. All welcome. 

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WTC April 2020 newsletter​

Productions postponed due to Covid-19, virtual theatre during times of social distancing and Goodwin Hall renovations. 

2020 Theatre Season​

 

Due to the threat of Covid-19 WTC have postponed The Crucible and Cats until 2021. The Committee feel that this action is prudent to keep our members safe and in line with current social distancing measures. 

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The Crucible 2020​

We were overwhelmed by the talent on offer during the casting of The Crucible. Thank you to everyone who auditioned. Congratulations to our cast who will be taking to the stage on June 11-13 2020.

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February 2020 newsletter​

The Crucible, Cats, AGM, Goodwin Hall renovations​ and what's on

WTC 2019 newsletter​

What a year! New partnerships, ​Les Miserables and big plans for 2020!