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Monkey Baa Welcomes Jeremy Miller as Executive Director

December 12th, 2017

Monkey Baa Theatre Company is proud to announce that Jeremy Miller will join the team as Executive Director in 2018 replacing General Manager Penny Watts. Mr Miller recently stepped down as Theatre Manager for Manning Entertainment Centre in Taree and will begin Tuesday 16 January. “I have been a huge fan of Monkey Baa for many…

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Terms and Conditions – Competition, The Wind in the Willows.

December 11th, 2017

GAME OF SKILL PRIZE – TERMS AND CONDITIONS 1. This is a game of skill. Chance plays no part in determining the winner. Each entry will be individually judged, based upon individual creative merit. All entries must be an independent creation by the entrant and free of any claims that they infringe any third party…

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This Week we Farewell Tim McGarry

November 27th, 2017

This week marks the end of an era at Monkey Baa, when founding Creative Director, Tim McGarry leaves the company to pursue his next adventures. Tim’s final day is this Friday 1 December 2017. Sandie and Eva will continue as Creative Directors and with their team will continue to create high quality work for young…

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EOI open for Work Experience

November 21st, 2017

WORK EXPERIENCE MONKEYS Monkey Baa welcomes work experience students every year. These students take part in activities such as: front and back of house duties, administrative support, attending and observing performances of shows, and creating activities for our early-childhood program called Monkey Play. In 2018 we will be welcoming work experience students during the following…

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Monkey Baa Theatre Company’s Directors and Staff on Marriage Equality

October 3rd, 2017

Monkey Baa Theatre Company staff and audiences are made up of adults and young people from all walks of life. As a company, we pride ourselves on ensuring the Monkey Baa community are treated equally, with respect and without the fear of discrimination no matter their culture, creed, gender, ability or sex. We believe that…

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Josephine Wants to Dance – Audition Call Out

September 18th, 2017

Josephine Wants to Dance – Audition Call Out Monkey Baa is casting its 2018 national tour of a brand new musical Josephine Wants to Dance, based on the book by Jackie French – and we are looking for the ‘triple threat’ team of 4 actor/singer/dancers to work with the company for a week beginning 20th November for…

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We’re Hiring a Production Manager

September 18th, 2017

We’re looking for a Production Manager! The Production Manager will have the overall responsibility to manage and deliver the technical and production requirements for Monkey Baa productions. They will do this from idea to stage and will tour, nationally and internationally. This role would suit a diligent and highly motivated team leader with an ability to…

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We’re Hiring an Education Manager

August 29th, 2017

Monkey Baa Theatre Company is seeking an Education Manager starting September 2017. The Education Manager will work with the Monkey Baa team to create and implement an inspiring and engaging Education Program for early childhood, primary and secondary students attending performances and events produced by Monkey Baa Theatre Company and presented at the Lend Lease…

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Mothball’s Rehearsal Diaries – tech week (things are getting serious…)

March 15th, 2017

Monday 13 March (Lendlease Darling Quarter Theatre) Morning: bumped in to our new home this morning at the Lendlease Darling Quarter Theatre. Director tells me this is THE most important week (opening night Saturday). No pressure then. Afternoon: Some award-winning Lighting Designer called Matt Cox took over the stage. I retired to my dressing room. Tuesday 14…

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Mothball’s rehearsal diaries – week 2

March 9th, 2017

Monday 6 March (REX Cramphorn Studio) Morning: costume fittings. More scene work for 90 minutes without a break. Had to wait until 1pm for my lunch – at least they fed me properly. Afternoon: Director demanded to ‘re-cap the day’s work.’ Pfft. Tuesday 7 March (REX Cramphorn Studio) Morning: Worked on scene 6 and 7. Dug…

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