Welcome to the Caloundra Chorale & Theatre Company

Announcing our major musical for 2017:


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In 1906 after losing her parents to a cholera epidemic in India, sour ten-year-old Mary Lennox, travels to Yorkshire to become the ward of her uncle Archibald Craven, a man who ten years on, still grieves the loss of his beautiful wife Lilly.
Arriving at Misselthwaite Manor, Mary encounters Dr Neville Craven, Archibald’s dutiful but bitter brother and is befriended by Martha and her elfish brother Dickon, Ben, a crusty old gardener and Archibald’s sickly son Colin. Mary finds Lilly’s secret garden and enlists the help of her new friends to make it live again. The spring earth’s nurturing, healing properties become the catalyst for an awaking in Mary and releases Archibald to the love of a father for his son.
Based on the 1911 novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, it features beautiful lilting melodies by Lucy Simon (Carly’s Sister) and charming lyrics by Marsha Norman. It is a timeless tale of a special place where faith, hope and love grow…a story to charm all ages and all generations.
The Secret Garden will be directed by Grant Marks, musical direction by Sarah Sullivan and Neil Booth. Choreography by Helen Butcher, costumes by Merryl Terrey and set construction by Barry Roger.
The Secret Garden will leave you captivated and entranced!


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CCTC Youth Group – Drama Workshops for Young People 12-16

The CCTC is proud to announce the relaunch of its Youth Theatre program. This group uses a workshop focus format to produce ensemble theatre projects with students aged between 12 – 16 years.

The community theatre ethos is about facilitating a person’s experience to develop strategies in working with others towards a creative outcome. This program is designed to build skills and immerse the learner in the dramatic arts and technologies. Overall outcomes for students are more often about having fun developing social skills, building self-confidence, improving communication and listening skills in a safe and stimulating environment.

If you have a passion for drama and you are interested in challenging your skills please contact Elizabeth Robins on 5479 6086 to enrol.

“The PURPOSE of the lesson IS the lesson”.
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The Caloundra Chorale and Theatre Company is a Sunshine Coast Performance Group producing all aspects of live theatre; musicals, drama, comedy, youth theatre, concerts and choral works.

Calling New Members

New members are always welcome at the Chorale. Chorale practice is on every Thursday night at 7pm in the CCTC Theatre at Wurtulla.

Ring Annette on (07) 5491 4937 for further information.

SHOW BIZ KIDZ

Come and join this group of young Thespians aimed at ages 5 to 13 years of age. They meet on Thursday afternoons from 3.30 PM to 5.00 PM at our Theatre. Our Experienced Tutors cater for young people of all grades and experience levels. An exciting programme is planned throughout the year, excluding school holidays. For more information please ring Margaret or Elizabeth on 5479 6086.

***** Please note that enrolments are closed and there is a substantial waiting list *****

Pleasant Sunday Afternoon Concerts

Our Pleasant Sunday Afternoon Concerts (PSA) are held at 2pm on the first Sunday of each month from May till October at the CCSA Hall in Nutley Street Caloundra. For further details Contact Ann 5437 2719.

Friends of Chorale

Our company also includes a support group called the 'Friends of Chorale' (fondly referred to as 'FOC'). These members are a valued part of the group and are kept in touch by regular newsletters. There is a small yearly fee which entitles the members to discounted theatre tickets to the majority of our concerts or productions. Membership is $20 per person, ‘FOC’ are entitled to special reduced price admission to eight (8) Chorale productions during the next 12 months. For more information about this group, please ring John Rayner on 5491 4149.

 

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