Makers

The Australian Musical Theatre Festival is an unparalleled opportunity for industry professionals to get together, share and celebrate this wonderful genre.

 

Musical theatre makers have waited a long time for our own Festival. And now it is finally here.

 

The inaugural Festival includes a diverse Program with ample opportunities to teach, collaborate, engage and – of course – enjoy.

 

With something for all creators of musical theatre, this is your Festival.

Thursday 23 May

Theater Group

Directing for

Musical Theatre

10:00am | Launceston College

TBC

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Navigating 

Copyright

2:00pm | Launceston College

Privileged access to Australia’s leading theatrical licensing agencies.

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Friday 24 May

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Marketing

for Musical Theatre

10:00am | Launceston College

A must-do masterclass with publicity guru Ian Phipps.

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The Power of

the School Production 

4:30pm | Launceston College

Teacher session: Explore the transformative power of collaborative learning.

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Independent

Musical Theatre

2:00pm | Launceston College

Panel discussion: Being successful in independent musical theatre.

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The Great

Debate

7:30pm | Princess Theatre

A raucous night of comedy and song exploring the question "Is Musical Theatre Art?"

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Stronger

Together

3:30pm | Launceston College

Teacher session: An essential talk for all educators involved in high school musicals.

Saturday 25 May

Costume Design

Costume 

Design & construction

2:00pm | Launceston College

With costume design legend, William Dowd

Rob Mills and Jemma Rix

The Sound 

of Musicals

7:30pm | Princess Theatre

Starring Rob Mills & Jemma Rix, hear all your favourite musical theatre numbers.

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The Green

Room

Friday & Saturday 9:00pm

The best backstage bar in Australia for musical theatre professionals.

Sunday 26 May

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Rob Mills

& Jemma Rix

11:00am | Princess Theatre

A remarkable, candid encounter with the guest stars of the Festival.

Extra Events

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Any Moment

Public Showing

2:00pm | Annexe Theatre

Developing a brand new Australian musical

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Theatre

Ghosts

2:00pm | Design Tasman

A thrilling glimpse into the heydey of Launceston’s theatre life.

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