Growl Theatre presents ‘My Pet Human’

My Pet Human

Written by Leah Pellinkhof. Directed by Julie Bray

A heart-warming comedy about people dogs and their pet dogs humans.

When Ben finds a lost clueless Fox Terrier pup, Bow, his world is turned upside down when he encounters an extraordinary bunch of Canine lovers. With their assistance Ben grows to understand the special bond between humans and their pet dogs.

When Bow finds a lost naive student Ben, his world is turned upside down when he encounters a pack of weird and wonderful people-loving pooches. With their help, Bow grows to appreciate the special bond between dogs and their pet humans.

My Pet Human was first performed, August 2nd 2008 at Front Row Theatre Company (Hamilton Town Hall).

Performed at Growl Theatre. Tickets available here

My Pet Human performed by Growl Theatre.

My Pet Human performed by Growl Theatre.

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Growl Theatre presents ‘Play it again Sam’

Front Row’s own Julie Bray is taking a step back into directing with our friend Growl Theatre’s production of ‘Play it again Sam’.

Woody Allen’s hilarious and actually rather moving comedy, Play It Again, Sam brings fabulous 1960s fashion and trade-mark neurotics to the Growl Theatre stage.

Play it again Sam

Play it again Sam

Tickets available through their site at http://growltheatre.org.au/event/play-it-again-sam/

Light in the Hallway

Front Row Theatre presents vocal group EnChord in the upcoming fundraising concert “Light in the Hallway“.

EnChord, a vocal group based on the Redcliffe peninsula, have been singing together for over 6 years. Performing at weddings, caroling at nursing homes & hospitals and leading an annual charity event. EnChord are excited to be back at Front Row theatre for this year’s fundraising concert.

Proceeds from this concert will go to Raw Impact. Raw Impact is an organisation that empowers families at a grass-roots level through innovative and sustainable projects. A wide variety of support is provided, from establishing vegetable gardens, clean water sources, and sustainable housing.

We invite you to come and enjoy an evening of great music and help support this amazing charity.

Performance:
3rd June at 6:30pm
Hamilton Town Hall, corner of Racecourse Road and Rossiter Parade, Hamilton.

Tickets $15 Concession $12 – Finger foods provided, drinks for sale

New Show – That’s Not Santa

A new show bought to you in conjunction with Front Row Theatre. Read More

The Constant Wife @ Growl Theatre

The Constant Wife at Growl Theatre.

Our neighbours at Growl are performing The Constant Wife by Somerset Maugham including our own Julie Bray.
It opens this Friday and goes for two weeks Thursday to Saturday.

Our neighbours at Growl are performing The Constant Wife by Somerset Maugham including our own Julie Bray.

It opens this Friday and goes for two weeks Thursday to Saturday.

For more information see Growl Theatre.

Front Row Theatre presents

This kind of love Poster

This kind of love Poster

Balloonacy Returns – Back by Popular Demand!

Have a BLAST these School Holidays at… BALLOONACY

Discover how the power of friendship can turn someone’s life upside down and help them fly to new heights in this fun, exciting and uplifting comedy for the young ones and the young at heart.

Follow the story of a lonely person who is befriended by the unlikeliest of characters; a mischievous red balloon. Together they discover that with acceptance, a little imagination and a LOT of fun, companionship is everywhere.

Sweet, inspired and packed with comedy, Balloonacy will take you on the most heart-warming of journeys these Winter holidays as Front Row Theatre presents their popular and exciting children’s show for kids aged 3 and up.

Performances 5th, 6th, 7th & 9th July at 2pm at Hamilton Town Hall, corner of Racecourse Road and Rossiter Parade, Hamilton.

Tickets $10 (under 2’s are free!) – Group discounts also available.
Bookings at frontrow.org.au, phone 0499 452 024 or email us at bookings@frontrow.org.au

Balloonacy poster.

Back by popular demand, Balloonacy returns to Front Row Theatre.

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For Good

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New Children’s Show – The Treasure Traveller

The Treasure Traveller

Annabella is finding growing up hard enough without her mum making her move to the boring, little town of Banana. If that isn’t bad enough, being made to work at her clumsy uncle’s second hand shop after school makes life even worse. That was until Annabella found a magic book in her uncle’s store, which whisks her away to adventurous worlds. Discovering lands where talking jungle animals roam, ghost pirates feud and the exotic Carnivale never ends, Annabella discovers that maybe life isn’t so hard when you to learn how to have fun.

Written by Julie Bray and Johanna Tough, this exciting new children’s show, The Treasure Traveller, will have you laughing, dancing and singing these September school holidays!

Bookings essential through our booking pageemail or by phoning 0488 011 219.

AUDITION NOTICE

Auditions

THE TREASURE TRAVELLER

By Johanna Tough and Julie Bray
Directed by Johanna Tough

Audition: 6:30-9:30pm Wednesday 9th July 2014
Rehearsals: Wednesday & Saturdays to commence 16th July
Performances: 20th September to 4th October (Saturday shows only).
(Dates are subject to change at the producer’s discretion)

We are looking for versatile actors for the 2014 production of THE TREASURE TRAVELLER (a children’s show). The Treasure Traveller takes the audience on an adventure as they follow Annabella into magical places, meeting fun and exciting characters.
All characters require:
• Strong vocals & the ability to sing in character
• Good dance skills.
• Strong teamwork
• Puppeteer skills & ability to play a musical instrument (advantage but not essential)

1. Please prepare one verse/chorus of a song (full song not required). Please bring own backing music or be prepared to sing
a cappella. (Speakers available with iPhone 4 & 5 capability)
2. Please prepare a 2-3min monologue; keeping in mind this audition is for a kids show.
3. There will also be group improv exercises and a cold read from the script.
CHARACTERS
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Annabella-
Female: 18-25yr Character age: 10-12yr
At first Annabella is over confident, spoilt and extremely self-absorbed. Moving to a small country from a private school close to the city she struggles to adjust and has no time for her new classmates. As she goes through the magical journey to far out places she meets characters that help change her perspective on her actions and words and ultimately her outlook on life.
Petite female with the ability to play a young girl. Skills: Singing and dancing.
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Uncle Charlie/Ghost Pirate –
Male: 20-30 Character age: 50-60yr
Uncle Charlie, is a caring older man who hasn’t seen Annabella in years. He has opened up his home to help his sister through a divorce taking in her and her daughter Annabella. Uncle Charlie is a kind and considerate man with a touch of clumsy. Uncle Charlie has spent the last 8 years living only with his pet cat Roxy.
Periwinkle Poopdeck (Ghost Pirate puppet), has been sad and lonely on a deserted island so many years. He has fallen out with his fellow Ghost pirate who resides on the other side of the island. He is slow and has given up on trying to scare people.

Male with the ability to play an older man. Skills: Singing, dancing, physical comedy, puppeteer.
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Multiple Characters – School Kid/Annabella’s Mum/Okapi (animal creature)/Carnival Character
Female: 20-30
Characters range from a young school girl to a mother and a magical animal.
Okapi, is a zebra-giraffe like animal, extremely confused on her identity. She tries to fit in with the zebras & giraffes but both reject her, she’s an animal that just wants to be accepted. Fun and quirky personality.
Fun, energised actress. Skills: Singing, dancing, physical theatre.
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Multiple Characters – School Kid/Roxy the Cat/ Ghost Pirate/Carnival Character
Male: 20-30
Characters range from a young school boy to a Ghost pirate to a cat and a carnival character.
Roxy the cat lives with Uncle Charlie – does not speak but has very expressive miaows.

Barnacle Breath Billy (Ghost Pirate puppet), has been sad and lonely on a deserted island so many years. He has fallen out with his fellow Ghost pirate who resides on the other side of the island. He is angry and hates people who try to steal his treasure.

Fun, energised actor. Skills: Singing, dancing, physical theatre.

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AUDITIONS ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Please email CV and headshot to jkwelke@gmail.com
Applications must be received before 5pm Monday 7 July 2014
All queries in the first instance may be directed to:
EMAIL: jkwelke@gmail.com