Onwards and upwards!

June 19, 2022
The pace is picking up, and we have the end in sight! Phase One was the demolition. Phase Two, the laying of all those pink support beams and the packing to make things level. But with Phase Three, the laying down of new strong floor boards, things are starting to get e...
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Into phase 2

June 11, 2022
Things are moving fast now that the new floor is down.  Already, work has started on the new tiered seating which will improve the theatre experience for our audiences, ensuring everyone has a good view of the stage. A clever design will allow the lower levels to be sto...
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Looking ahead

May 21, 2022
Rodd, Brent and Wayne from SOTS were privileged to have a sneak peek at the progress of the auditorium space of the Clutha Community Hub recently. The SOTS team have been working with the Clutha Community Hub Trust, and specialist Rob Peters from Theatre Systems, by pro...
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Treading the Boards

May 15, 2022
When we bought the building, the present kitchen was only a third of the size it is now, and there was a garage roller door to the outside world about where the door between the auditorium and kitchen is. There was also a potbelly stove in that vicinity, which we cranked up ...
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It's a wrap.

December 22, 2021

From the Production Manager

Robyn asked me to be Production Manager for this new show that she was directing, so I said yes if there was a person that I could mentor and train. Of course, Robyn only heard the first part, so I was it.As soon as we had auditions, I was hooked on the idea of being involve...
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Impossible comes true!

August 10, 2021
Tracy loves being in our musical shows and lending her talents to the chorus numbers. She's a very good dancer and also sings in the Phoenix Singers, so has a lot to give.  Here she talks about the journey of Dreams Are Free. "It’s been great to be part of the ...
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Living her best life!

August 4, 2021
It's lovely to have Anna and her mum, Sue, back on board for another show.  Here's what they have to say about it.Anna:  "I like being a part of the show, Dreams are Free.  I like to sing and dance in the show, Robyn is a great teacher. She teaches us dan...
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Views from the stage

July 28, 2021
One of the best things about being in a show is the camaraderie of being part of a team of people who are giving their best and supporting each other.  Here are a couple of our lovely cast members with their reflections on Dreams Are Free. Nathan is in the scripted 'com...
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From the horse's mouth

July 23, 2021

I think we've got a show...

Robyn Gardner is our very talented and experienced director and choreographer.  The veteran of many shows, her ability to organise everything from the rehearsal schedules to the lighting plan is awe inspiring - not to mention how well she has choreographed every number ...
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19 rehearsals to go.....

June 17, 2021
That sounds like a lot of rehearsals doesn't it?  But it really isn't!  With songs and dances to learn, costumes and changes and entrances and exits to get right, there is so much to perfect, it feels like we need twice as many!  But there is something magical...
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