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29 Mar 2017

Change to Seussical Jr performance start time on Saturday 17th June

Please note that the start time for our Seussical Jr performance to be held on Saturday 17th June has now changed to 1.00pm (originally scheduled for 5.00pm).

Those patrons who have purchased tickets before the change in start time have been notified via email.

If you have any questions, please do give us a call on 1300 881 545 or contact us here.

Apologies in advance to any patrons who were planning on purchasing tickets to the original scheduled time.

Further information on our production of Seussical Junior can be found here.

26 Mar 2017

Notice of Annual General Meeting – Sunday 30th April 2017

To all Members of Williamstown Musical Theatre Company Inc

Please be advised that the next Annual General Meeting of the Company will be held on
Sunday 30th April 2017
at the Williamstown Mechanics Institute
Cnr Melbourne Road and Electra Street
(please enter from the double gates on Electra Street)
at 5.00pm for a 5.30pm start.

AGENDA

    • Welcome
    • Present and Apologies
    • Minutes of the Previous AGM
    • Correspondence pertaining to the AGM
    • Presidents Report for 2016
    • Treasurers Report for 2016
    • Election of Office Bearers
    • General Business

At the Annual General Meeting all positions on the committee become vacant and are available for nomination.

The positions available are:

    • President
    • Vice President
    • Treasurer
    • Secretary
    • General Committee (up to 10 positions are available)

All positions are for a one year term. The committee of management meets up to 12 times a year (once a month). Committee Meeting dates are decided each year by the newly elected committee. Further information on the committee of management roles and responsibilities can be found here.

You must be a current financial member/life member of the Company and at least seventeen years of age to stand for a position on the committee.

You must be a current financial member/life member of the Company and at least sixteen years of age to nominate or second a nomination.

Only financial members/life members who are at least sixteen years of age are entitled to a vote at the Annual General Meeting.

You can renew your membership with Williamstown Musical Theatre Company Inc for 2017 now by clicking here.

If you cannot attend the Annual General Meeting you may appoint a proxy to vote on your behalf. Proxy Nomination Form.

Committee nomination forms and proxy voting forms are available to download here or by contacting the company Secretary, Shane Foster on 0430 135 047 or email.

Nomination forms and proxy voting forms should be received by the Secretary NO LATER than Sunday 23rd April 2017.

They can be posted to:
WMTC Inc Secretary,
Shane Foster,
PO Box 119, Williamstown 3016

If you have any enquiries regarding the Annual General Meeting, committee nominations or proxy voting please call 0430 135 047 or email.

Kind Regards

Shane Foster
Secretary – WMTC Inc

 

13 Mar 2017

CAST ANNOUNCEMENT – Seussical Jr

Williamstown Musical Theatre Company is very excited to announce the cast of our June 2017 production of ‘SEUSSICAL JUNIOR‘. 

The production will run from the 9th to 25th June 2017 at the Williamstown Mechanics Institute Theatre. Early Bird Tickets are now available until Friday 31st March and can be purchased here.

Further information on the production including show dates and times can be found here.

Horton The Elephant –  Campbell Bonello
Cat in the Hat –  Heidi Milne
Gertrude McFuzz –  Phoebe Hogarth
JoJo –  Emily Mulheran
Mayzie La Bird –  Suzannah Bourke
Sour Kangaroo –  Madison Peake
Wickersham Brothers –  Ben Provan-Koch
  Julian Smith-Gard
  Oliver Palamara
Bird Girls –  Caitlin McCallig
  Maddi Sullivan
  Stephanie Smith-Gard
Mr Mayor –  Oscar Lidgerwood
Mrs Mayor –  Amellie Zaitzev
   
Senior Ensemble –  Chanda Anderson Prior
  Dana Heyes
  Ella O’Connor
  Hailey Cameron
  Hannah Eres
  Ishara Peck
  Jonathan Smith-Gard
  Magnus Woods
  Mia Decleva
  Molly Dale
  Poppy Pardy
Junior Ensemble –  Beatrix Thomas
  Bridget McNamara
  Charlotte Whitten-Ooi
  Connie Degnen
  Harry Palin
  Kate Pope
  Sam O’Brien
  Sophie Mitchell
10 Mar 2017

EARLY BIRD TICKETS RELEASED! – SEUSSICAL JR

Early Bird Tickets have now been released for SEUSSICAL JR running from the 9th to 25th June 2017 at the Williamstown Mechanics Institute Theatre.

EARLY BIRD TICKET PRICES

Released from Friday 10th March 2017 prices are:

20 Feb 2017

We’re ready. Are you? Key concert information here for patrons attending!

Thank you so much for your support in purchasing tickets to our 10th Anniversary Concert being held at the Williamstown Town Hall this Saturday 25th February, 2017.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR YOU TO KNOW

  • Parking may be limited around the Williamstown Town Hall, please allow enough travel time. A drop off zone will be located on Ferguson Street directly out the front of the venue.
  • The Williamstown Town Hall doors open at 7.15pm

  • Please arrive by 7.30pm to locate and settle into your seat.
  • If you are travelling by train, North Williamstown train station is approximately 750 metres from the Town Hall.

  • Our concert will commence at 8.00pm and consists of three acts with two 20 minute intervals

  • Bring your own snacks and nibbles! If you are sitting in the balcony, make sure that these can rest on your lap. 

  • Rubbish bins will be provided throughout the venue, please assist us in disposing of your own rubbish throughout the evening. 

  • Bringing your own drinks into the venue (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) is strictly NOT permitted.  

  • All drinks are available at the bars. Bar sales are CASH ONLY! 

  • We will be running a raffle on the night with some great prizes, ensure you get your tickets pre-show or during the two intervals. The raffle will be drawn during Act 3. 

  • The taking of photos and/or any recordings is strictly NOT permitted. 

If you have purchased tickets on behalf of family and friends, please ensure this information is communicated.  

Looking forward to seeing you on the night,
WMTC Management

8 Feb 2017

Expressions of Interest for Assistant Costume Designer – 2017 Season

Williamstown Musical Theatre Company is seeking applications for the role of Assistant Costume Designer / Co-ordinator for our 2017 productions, Seussical Jr (June Production) and Rent (November Production)

We are looking for reliable, creative and resourceful individual/s with excellent communication, and time management skills to support our Costume Designers Manna Ly and Jodi Hope for one or both of our productions this year.

Previous experience in costume and construction will be highly regarded but is not essential. WMTC supports new and emerging talent and individuals with a passion and dedication for costume are encouraged to apply. This role may lead to opportunities as Costume Designer for future productions for the right applicant.

Key production dates are as follows:

Seussical Jr.

    • Performance Season: 9th – 25th June 2017
    • Rehearsals commencing on 17th March up to performance commencement.

Rent

    • Performance Season: 10th – 25th November 2017
    • Rehearsals commencing on 18th August up to performance commencement

Availability throughout the rehearsal and performance season is required.

Please forward your application including a CV and some examples of your work to applications@wmtc.org.au, by Friday 24th February 2017

Should applicants seek further information, clarification or guidance, please email applications@wmtc.org.au

All applicants will receive notification of the outcome of their application in due course.

Keen to be involved but can’t make the time commitment to the Assistant Costume Designer Role? Volunteer as a casual member of our costume assistants group! Visit our costume department volunteering page for more information or register.

10 Jan 2017

Our Bursting at the Seams Wardrobe Sale – Sunday 15th January 2017

The Great WMTC Bursting at the Seams Wardrobe Sale 2017!

We’re bursting at the seams!

For the first time ever WMTC is throwing open the doors to our wardrobe department with hundreds of costumes, vintage clothing, shoes, accessories going cheap!

Get in early to grab a bargain.

No early sales.

8 Jan 2017

2017 SEASON ANNOUNCEMENT/ UPDATE

Thanks for your patience in waiting for our 2017 season announcement!

The next couple of years will form exciting times for Williamstown Musical Theatre Company and our beloved Mechanics Institute.  With proposed works scheduled for the site starting early 2018, we bring you a season which allows us some flexibility while still bringing you the quality productions you love.

We start the year with our 10th Anniversary Concert at the Williamstown Town Hall on the 25th February. With the variety of talent of 55 past cast members, accompanied by a 30 piece orchestra to entertain you and the prestigious setting of the Williamstown Town Hall, dress to impress and come experience this musical theatre journey – Cabaret Style. Tickets are selling fast so grab yours today to avoid disappointment.

Our Second show for the season, Seussical Junior is a fun romp through the wacky world of Dr Seuss, held at the Mechanics Institute and presented by our incredibly talented junior team.

This will be followed by our final show for 2017, the much loved and awarded production of RENT, again held at the Mechanics Institute.  Telling the story of a group of young artists surviving in New York City’s East Village in the early 90’s.  This fresh look at Rent includes well-known songs such Seasons of Love, Another Day and Santa Fe.

So come join us in 2017 as we bring you another season that is not to be missed!

See you in the Foyer!
WILLIAMSTOWN MUSICAL THEATRE COMPANY

TICKETS NOW ON SALE

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TICKETS ON SALE – Friday 10th March 2017

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Director – Stuart Dodge
Musical Director – Stacey-Louise Camilleri
Choreographer – Ashley Tynan

TICKETS ON SALE – Friday 11th August 2017

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8 Jan 2017

10th Anniversary Concert – CAST ANNOUNCEMENT

WMTC is excited to announce the cast of our 10th Anniversary Concert to be held at the Williamstown Town Hall on Saturday 25th February 2017

Our 10th Anniversary Concert celebrates our triumphs in bringing quality theatre to both members of the local community and those from far and wide over the last 10 years.

Showcasing memorable moments of times gone by, as well as a collection of hits from the modern day musical, our 10th Anniversary Concert has something for everyone and is certainly a night not to be missed!

With the variety of talent of past cast members accompanied by our 30- piece orchestra to entertain and the prestigious setting of the Williamstown Town Hall, dress to impress and come experience this musical theatre journey – Cabaret Style.

Bring your own nibbles, beverages available at the bar. Doors open from 7.30pm for an 8.00pm start.

Book Online Now! or call us on 1300 881 545

THE CAST

Sheridan Adams
Jake Aquilina
Lachie Bagnara
Gabriella Barbagallo
Cassandra Beckitt
James Belsey
Michael Bingham
Natalie Black
Nicole Black
Campbell Bonello
Narelle Bonnici
Natalie Calia
Philippa Chalke
Ang Cuy
Molly Dale
Angelo De Cata
Mia Decleva
Harrison Desmond
Bradley Dylan
Shane Foster
Steven Frisby
Marco Fusco
Bianca Giorgetti
Sarah Kate Hanley
Robert Harsley
Beth Haywood
Samantha Heskett
Ali Hickerson
Phoebe Hogarth
Chris Hughes
Nicholas Kong
Amy Larsen
Tyson Legg
Oscar Lidgerwood
Rosa McCarty
Bridget McNamara
Heidi Milne
Joshua Morton-Galea
Tayla Muir
Oliver Palamara
Madison Peake
Laura Pearce
Shevaun Pope
Stephanie Powell
Jessica Quayle
Rachel Rai
Abi Richardson
Katy Roose
Amelia Ropé
Patt Ryan
Mark Spencer
Chloe Taylor
Blake Testro
Ashley Tynan
Darcy Ward
Katie Weston
15 Nov 2016

2016 MUSIC THEATRE GUILD NOMINATIONS – CONGRATULATIONS

The 2016 Music Theatre Guild Nominations have now been released. We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the below mentioned people but also congratulate ALL of you who have been a part of our amazing 2016 performance year for Williamstown Musical Theatre Company.

We are extremely proud of the year that we have achieved and thank you all for the hard work and team effort that you have all put in over the last 12 months.

The Judging year for 2016 concluded on the 31st October. Our current production of ‘City of Angels’ will be included in 2017 Judging year.

2016 Nominations

Choreography
Ashley Tynan, The Addams Family
Steven Rostron, Catch Me If You Can

Sound
Marcello Lo Ricco, The Addams Family

Female Performer in a Supporting Role
Rachel Rai as Brenda Strong, Catch Me If You Can

For further information on the Music Theatre Guild of Victoria please visit their website here.