Newsletter – Issue 12 2018

A few words from the President:

  • Two Shows Successfully Auditioned

    Fabulous response to auditions, with casting successfully completed for both shows and auditions underway. Congratulations to all the successful actors. We wish you well in the coming weeks and know you will find the experience exhilarating and intensely rewarding!! We could always fit in a few more men, so if there are budding actors who would be interested in performing in our end of year Pantomime, we would love to meet you! Contact me for more info.

  • Directors Night – next Wednesday 12th September from 7pm

    One of the most exciting nights for the theatre is our Directors Night, where Directors come along and present shows they are interested in Directing in the next year’s season. If you are wanting to submit a show, please complete a Production Proposal form, and come along on Wednesday. It is a fun, entertaining evening and everyone has the opportunity to give their thoughts on shows for the new year. Everyone welcome. read more

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Newsletter – Issue 11 2018

A few words from the President:

Great review from patrons for brilliant Acting, the wonderful Front of House experience and the beautiful set of the current show It’s Only a Play

Congratulations to Joanne and her Front of House team and Derek and his maintenance team – so many positive comments about the friendly staff, lovely decorations and wonderful music in the foyer. And so many comments about the beautiful set too. So much work goes into it all and we thank you for your dedication and hard work . The actors too have worked so hard and are putting in amazing performances which the audience is loving! One weekend to go – don’t miss out – book now!
If you’ve seen the show, we’d love you to write a review on our Facebook page or in Trip Advisor

Two shows auditioning soon. See below for details!

After this show, we will be busy rehearsing our final two productions for the year. Auditions coming up very soon so if you have an interest in performing, see below for details! The Xmas Panto is a great way to engage new actors and young performers.

Volunteers cleaning the cottage

Big Thanks to our lovely ladies Helen Jennings and Katrin Chrysaphis for their wonderful work in the Cottage. I don’t think it has ever looked better! All our Costumes and props are so tidy, making it so much easier to find everything, and providing a much needed extra rehearsal space!

MOU with Culture Caf at the Community Centre

Memorandum of Understanding with the Culture Caf has just been renewed for another year. Culture Caf is a great monthly event open to the public, which showcases different Cultures each month, serving food from the country and providing entertainment. See Flyer at the end of the Newsletter. Each month I host the event and have the opportunity to share with the 150 attendees what is coming up at Z-PAC. Z-PAC provides costumes and props for the events too. Recently our Tech Director Jeff Sweeney installed their new lighting, ably assisted by Michael Doherty. In return, Culture Caf promotes Z-PAC to all its members and volunteers, who regularly attend our shows and even volunteer with us! Great to see community groups working together!

Z-PAC Performs out in the Community

This past month Z-PAC has performed shows at Torbay Retirement Village, the Focus on Friendship Morning Tea at the Urangan Community Centre and at the Seniors Expo. All were very well received and Torbay and Urangan CC would love more! It is great to be able to provide entertainment for those who do not have the opportunity to attend our theatre. Thanks to Steve Dixon for his involvement with me, and to Jeff Sweeney for his valuable assistance running the sound.

Best wishes and see you at Z-PAC soon! Liane Mills President read more

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Newsletter – Issue 10 2018

A few words from your Z-PAC Committee:

NEW AIR-CONDITIONING – keeping our Actors cool under pressure!

Our actors now have new and super quiet air-conditioners in their backstage dressing rooms! Thank you to Mid Coast Air Conditioning for their support of Z-PAC Theatre.


    Hervey Bay Security Continues to provide amazing service to Z-PAC, totally free. We so appreciate their continued support over the last four years. If you are looking for Security, you couldn’t do any better than Hervey Bay Security.

  • Z-PAC at the Seniors Expo August 3rd

    Look out for the Z-PAC Stand at the Seniors Expo August 3rd at the Baptist Church Hervey Bay.

  • Best wishes and see you at Z-PAC soon! Liane Mills President

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    Newsletter – Issue 9 2018

    Dear Z-PAC Members and Supporters


    If you have some free time on a Tuesday Morning, Z-PAC would be most grateful for your assistance with set building and general maintenance. Thank you so much! Just come along and say Hi to Derek. You don’t have to sign up for life! Just come and lend a hand when you are free. He will make you most welcome.

  • Z-PAC at the Seniors Expo August 3rd

    Look out for the Z-PAC Stand at the Seniors Expo August 3rd at the Baptist Church Hervey Bay.

  • Best wishes and see you at Z-PAC soon! Liane Mills President read more

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    Newsletter – Issue 8 2018

    Dear Z-PAC Members and Supporters

    Report from our latest Z-PAC Management Meeting:

    • Graeme Roberts New Artistic Director

      Due to heavy work commitments, Louise Fantinel has had to step down as Artistic Director at Z-PAC Theatre. Z-PAC Committee has appointed Graeme Roberts to the Position. We thank him for accepting this position and know the Z-PAC Community will give him their full support. We thank Louise for her support and appreciate her remaining on the committee.
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    Newsletter – Issue 7 2018

    A Few Words from the President, Liane Mills

    It is with a heavy heart we share the sad news of the recent passing of one of our wonderful supporters, George Mclean, partner of Suzanne Geddes. For many years George contributed greatly in the technical area of the theatre, before illness made him largely settle back as a patron. However, he still managed to assist with Front of House and back stage where he could (pictured with Suzie and Director, Judith LaForest working on the show The Odd Couple in March 2017).

    We will all miss his friendly manner and cheerful smile which always brightened those around him. Rest in Peace George. read more

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