Archive | December, 2014

Edythe Brook Cooper Playwriting Competiton 2016

Entries are now open for the



This biennial playwriting competition is alternatively for one act plays and full length plays and offers an opportunity for playwrights to see their new work performed on stage at BATS Theatre Co. Inc. for a 5 performance season over 2 weekends. Read more…

Auditions Tuesday December 16th

Auditions Tuesday December 16th



“Long Story Short”

Season of 10 minute Plays; Comedies & Dramas

Q. What do these things have in common: a first date, an aircraft cabin at 10000 feet, a restaurant in Vietnam, a yoga studio and a TV game show?
A. They are all settings from some of the plays in BATS Theatre Co. Inc. 10 minute theatre season “Long Story Short” to be performed in March 2015.

Tuesday December 16th at 7.30pm
Where: Buderim War Memorial Hall
Cnr Main Street and Church Street, Buderim

Actors Required:
10 males and 10 females aged 20yrs to 60yrs.
(age is character age and is a guideline only)

The Plays

  • Trikonasana written and directed by Alice Rea
  • The Ninth Step written by Alex Broun, directed by Jacqui Mata Luque
  • The Date written by Ian Westley, directed by John McMahon
  • Ash written by Alex Brun, directed by Sue Sewell
  • The Beckoning Cat, written by Kristin Hannaford, directed by David Wilson
  • The Master Plan, written by Bob Galley, directed by Catherine Steer
  • Million Dollar Question, written and directed by Bruce Olive

Rehearsals Monday and Thursday nights from January 12th

For more information contact Production Manager
Wendy Silvester at or phone 0427528184

Performances: March 6, 7, 8, 13 & 14, 2015



A Family Pantomime
VENUE: Lake Kawana Community Centre
114 Sportsmans Parade, Bokarina.

Saturday January 10, Sunday January 11, Saturday January 17 and Sunday January 18
at 10am and 4pm

Ticket Prices: All tickets $14 (no concessions)

Bookings: online @

Phone: 07 5413 1400

There are many pantomimes of Cinderella. This version is written by Peter Denyer for the British pantomime industry. Peter’s pantomimes are hailed as the best in the field and he is one of the most produced writers in England. It is the traditional fairytale of Cinderella, complete with handsome prince, ugly step sisters and Buttons, Cinderella’s friend. Join in the fun with lots of singing and dancing. Great fun for all the family.

Cast: Kennedy Fox, Dennis Coleman, Richard and Sandy Luscombe, Natasha Tidey, Johanna Ashley, Lachlan Money, Kurtis Lang, Luke Buxton, Anne Dempster, Jan Meade, Ellis Horne and James Russell.