Keep in touch with all the latest news and discover the wealth of talented artists, staff and participants at both Centres.

Rebus Theatre’s Online Connections

Published: Tuesday, 14 September 2021

This program is different from your face-to-face program but will offer participants a chance to connect with one another, play a few theatre games, engage with some music and share one another’s experiences during this challenging time. What’s on? Monday 10:30 – 11:30am – Inclusive Drama Online connection program for people with intellectual disability Tuesday 10:30 – 11:30am – Speaking […]

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Holiday Workshops with Canberra Youth Theatre

Published: Monday, 13 September 2021

Canberra Youth Theatre is running Holiday Workshops for school years K – 12 starting from only $11 per hour! They’ve designed TWO WEEKS of programs for you to engage with the community in a fun and interactive way so we can start to get back to how things used to be! If you want it […]

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Canberra Youth Theatre Weekly Workshops

Published: Thursday, 21 January 2021

Canberra Youth Theatre places the imagination of young artists front and centre with these weekly workshops.

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A Tender Thing

Published: Monday, 18 November 2019

Rebus Theatre presents a new theatrical work inspired by William Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’. ‘A Tender Thing’ explores the experience of romantic love through the lens of living with a disability. A cast of mixed ability actors has devised the work under the direction of Heidi Silberman and Ali Clinch. Including elements of dance, physical […]

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Published: Monday, 11 November 2019

Four artists met and spent a week in residence together in August, in the Ralph Wilson Theatre at Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres. Born out of this week long intensive is CLUBSCORE, with its origin story in ‘Ahead of the Game’ initiated by creative producer Adelaide Rief. They explored the many intersections between the identity […]

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Hired Mother | Interviews in a Phone Booth


Playwright Cathy Petőcz will be taking residence in Gorman Arts Centre’s glass-paned phone booth for two weeks to engage in a visible writing practice. She will be working on her play Hired Mother—a surreal, near-future drama about mother-daughter relationships—and turning the writing process inside-out to be viewed by visitors, voyeurs, and passers-by alike. Cathy will […]

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Tristan Meecham

Published: Monday, 2 September 2019

Tristan Meecham is an artist who facilitates creative frameworks that enable social transformation; connecting community, audience and artists together in events that transcend the everyday. He is the Director of All The Queens Men. All The Queens Men create spectacular theatrical and participatory arts experiences. Established with Bec Reid, All The Queens Men champion social equality, celebrating […]

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Published: Monday, 1 July 2019

An analysis of the current world we live in and how we would run it if we could be in charge. What mistakes are we currently making? If we don’t change this path, what will our future be? And if we do? What are the possibilities? Playwright, Cathy Petocz, will work with four emerging writers […]

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Collapse is a new work that speaks to a concern that will impact us all – the collapse of the world as we know it. Exploring personal encounters of ruin, Collapse speculates on what will cause our society to crumble, with an eye to the fall of ancient civilisations. What will be the final tipping point? Nuclear warfare. […]

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Ralph Wilson Festival

Published: Thursday, 9 May 2019

The late theatre director Ralph Wilson OAM staged 200 plays in the National Capital, introducing Canberrans to the great classics of the stage, stirring up fiery debate in the world of theatre and eventually turning his eye to the realm of education. As Principal of Canberra High School, Wilson dedicated his career to teaching generations […]

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