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Footprint Theatre’s latest project SLOW DATING by Adam Szudrich appeared in Week 1 of the Canberra Short+Sweet Play Festival at the Canberra Theatre Centre.

SLOW DATING was selected as a finalist from the Week 1 plays and will be performed on Saturday 20 August 2016 at the Courtyard Studio, Canberra Theatre Centre at the matinee at 2.30pm and at the Gala Final at 7.30pm.

Tickets available from the Canberra Theatre Centre: https://canberratheatrecentre.com.au/show/shortsweet-theatre-2016/

SLOW DATING features Penelope Hunt as ‘Ester’ – a 70-something self-confessed happily married woman who goes to a Speed Dating event for seniors for ‘a little look-see’. Directed by Lis Shelley, SLOW DATING is Footprint Theatre’s third Short+Sweet festival gig.

Coming soon…

Footprint Theatre’s next local production is slated for 25 November to 4 December 2016. Auditions will be held shortly.

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Footprint Theatre is a touring community theatre group based around Pambula, in the Bega Valley on the Far South Coast of New South Wales, Australia.

We don’t have a ‘home theatre’ – instead you’ll find us doing street theatre, performing at outdoor events and festivals, doing readings and radio plays or staging theatre performances in country halls or outdoor venues around the south east region of NSW, Australia.

Mentoring and skills development in all aspects of theatre is very important to us and we run regular workshops and school holiday drama schools with local, regional and interstate tutors.

We love collaborating with other artists, other theatre groups, writers, musicians, choreographers, technicians and community organisations to make great theatre.

Are you:

  • A beginner willing to have a go?
  • A theatre practitioner willing to share your expertise?
  • An event organiser looking for a customised performance event?
  • A playwright looking for a group to workshop your play?
  • A performer or group touring in our area who needs local promotion, box office, technical or front of house crew?

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Footprint Theatre was founded on 26 March 2009 at a meeting in the Pambula Town Hall in Pambula NSW. It became an incorporated association on 27 May 2009.

The founding committee of 2009 comprised
Lis Shelley, Wilma Donovan, Karl Auer, Robert Buck and Peter O’Brien.

Committee 2015/16