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  COPACC is the Colac Otway Shire's home of the performing and visual arts.

Colac Otways Performing Arts & Cultural Centre (COPACC) embraces the skills, arts, beliefs, traditions and aspirations of our community, catering for the performing arts, films and exhibitions.
Located on the corner of Rae and Gellibrand Streets, Colac.

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COPACC 2015 Colac Herald Theatre Season E-Brochure

2015 Colac Herald Theatre Season Brochure


Coming to COPACC in July ...

CrossXpollinatioN Festival of Textile & Fibre Art 2015
Click here to visit the CrossXpollinatioN page for all the latest information on this year's festival!
CrossXpollination 2015
The Beggars Sing The Seekers
Wednesday, 22 July, 11:00 am
$18 a ticket

Part of COPACC's 2015 Morning Music Season, The Beggars love the sound of The Seekers and they’re making a welcome return to COPACC to celebrate the hits of one of Australia’s all-time favourite bands. From their early days in the Melbourne cafe scene to 1960s London – the swinging centre of the pop and folk hits – The Seekers rode a rollercoaster of pop and folk hits. The Beggar’s play beautifully and sing in perfect harmony. You’ll love their authentic renditions of Georgy Girl, I’ll Never Find Another You, A World of Our Own and Morningtown Ride.

Join COPACC for a free morning tea at 10am before the show.

Proudly sponsored by Arundell, Murray & Ryan

The Beggars
Head Full of Love
Saturday, July 25, 2pm & 8pm
125 minutes (includes 20 minutes interval)
Box Office: 5232 2077
Adults $41 Concessions $36 Students $25

The annual Alice Springs Beanie Festival is fast approaching and Tilly Napuljari is running out of time to finish her creation and enter it for judging. Sydneysider Nessa Tavistock has run away to the Red Centre to escape her problems.
With time and talk their differences in language, surroundings and upbringing become less obvious. In making their beanie together, Tilly and Nessa’s stories become an entwined thing of beauty – row by row, colour by colour, yarn by yarn.
Head Full of Love is the story of these remarkable women and their unlikely but inspiring friendship. It invites you to look differently at possibilities. Wesley Enoch directs this intricate, warm and wisely told tale by Australian playwright Alana Valentine (Run Rabbit Run, Parramatta Girls).

Warning- Health themes and moderate language. Recommended for 15+.

Proudly Sponsored by Baronga Motor Inn

Head Full of Love

Coming to COPACC in August ...
I Am Jack
Thursday August 6, 10am, 12pm & 2pm
Friday, August 7, 10.30am & 12.30pm
55 minutes (no interval)
Box office: 5232 2077
$20 or 4 for $60
For children 8-14

Jack is smart, funny and is being bullied. What starts as an off-the-cuff joke during a handball competition, soon turns into a set of circumstances whereby Jack is no longer safe in the playground. But with the use of self expression through photography, Jack begins to make sense of his world; of his relationships with others, and most importantly, with himself. Based on the book by Susanne Gervay, adapted by Eva Di Cesare, Tim McGarry and Sandra Eldridge.

Proudly sponsored by Quest Skills for Life & The Cowlick Bookshop

I am Jack
The Coodabeen Champions
Wednesday, August 26, 8pm
Box Office: (03) 5232 2077
Adults $35 Concession/Students $30

To celebrate the 35th anniversary of their legendary footy show, ABC Radio’s favourite sons, the Coodabeen Champions, are taking their show on the road to perform live for legions of footy fans across Victoria.

Following a sold-out show at the Arts Centre Melbourne’s Playhouse Theatre last year, Covey, Champs, Billy and Richo decided their team balance was right to tackle the rigours of a 10-venue tour across regional Victoria and metro Melbourne to mark their 35th year on-air, and they will be playing COPACC on Wednesday, August 26.

When the Coodabeens hit the 3RRR airwaves in 1981 with their simple formula, they were also breaking new ground for sports coverage. And, a bit like the AFL teams of today, the Coodabeens did their share of building the playing list. A few came and went – including Whelan who was benched, albeit in the Supreme Court – but Richardson is still rucking to an engine room of stalwarts Ian Cover, Greg Champion, Billy Baxter and Jeff “Torch” McGee.

Having built the list, the Coodabeens have managed to stay at the top of their game, have never bottomed out nor tanked. Indeed, they finished the 2013 and 2014 seasons at No 1 in their timeslot and, in 2015, have picked up where they left off.

The Coodabeens live tour line-up is; Ian Cover, Greg Champion, Billy Baxter and Jeff Richardson.

Coodabeen Champions
COPACC Youth Theatre Lovers Club
Do you love the theatre?
Are you aged between 15 and 21?
Why not join our club!

At COPACC we're here to help people bitten by the theatre bug. We understand it's hard for students to get enough theatre in their lives to satisfy their appetite without draining their bank account. So, we've selected 6 shows from our Colac Herald 2015 Theatre Season that offers great variety of theatre including drama, dance, stand-up comedy, cabaret, live music and film! They are:

Paris Underground Saturday, May 2, 8pm
Dewayne Everettsmith & Sietta Wednesday, May 20, 8pm
Melbourne International Comedy Saturday, June 20, 8pm
Festival Roadshow
All My Love Friday, August 21, 8pm
Carmen Sweet Friday, October 23, 8pm
The Other Film Festival Tuesday, December 1, 7:30pm

Join the Club and receive the 6 show package for $72!! (That's a 50% discount... you lucky ducks!)

To redeem this amazing offer simply download and fill out the form here and present it to the Box Office when purchasing your show package.

For more information contact COPACC on 5232 9418.

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Feel like going to the theatre.......

Not sure what is on in your local area..............

Download the SHOWDATES App to your Iphone and you will have all this information in the palm of your hand instantly.

The app is free and all the COPACC shows are listed on this site.

Geelong Region ArtsAtlas
Keep an eye on what's happening in the arts in and beyond the Colac Otway Shire with the Geelong Region ArtsAtlas. Your essential reference and guide to great artistic happenings across the region.
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Download Files
 COPACC External Booking Form PDF
 COPACC Young Theatre Lovers Club 2015

Date Printed: 7/07/2015
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