Planning underway for the first season at the Goulburn Performing Arts Center
Planning is underway for the first 2022 show season at the Goulburn Performing Arts Center, with a selection of shows including musical theater, dance, opera, circus arts, comedy and performances aimed at children.
On track for completion by the end of 2021, with a community opening weekend of events slated for the first few months of 2022, the Goulburn Mulwaree council recently hired Raina Savage as the director of the arts center. of the show, in order to prepare for the opening. of this flagship facility in the region.
Savage brings over 10 years of experience in the performing arts industry to this role, most recently as Regional Director of Griffith Arts and Museums.
The Board advises that Savage focus strongly on including all diverse groups within the community and increasing participation and engagement in the art of performance.
Welcoming his new role, Savage said, “This is a very exciting opportunity for the region, with GPAC’s state-of-the-art infrastructure giving the community access to world-class theater experiences. Our goal is to grow our creative communities, providing people of all ages with the opportunity to experience the inspiring, uplifting and entertaining performing arts as audiences, creators and performers. “
Negotiations with leading companies are underway to confirm the 2022 show season, with an exciting schedule set to premiere later this year.
The construction of the 400-seat Performing Arts Center is well advanced, with the focus for April on the installation of the metal framework as well as on the installation of services such as hydraulic, fire and electrical services. , mechanical and IT.
The crane is expected to remain in place until mid-May, until the installation of the fly tower is complete. Subsequently, the area above the stage can be closed and the crane removed.
Image: The concept of the Goulburn Performing Arts Center. Credit: Goulburn Mulwaree Council.
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