Upcoming Show


Performances to be held at:
Birkdale School of Arts Hall, 101 Birkdale Road, Birkdale

Directed by Jan Nary

Alan Seymour’s controversial play centred on ANZAC Day in the 1960s, challenges Australians to re-examine an event that has become a major historical icon. The One Day of the Year asks us to weigh the issues in the balance and to redefine our sense of nationhood through the pain of a family forced into a new reality.

Show Dates:
Friday 26th, Saturday 27th April @ 7:30pm
Friday 3rd & Saturday 4th May @ 7:30pm
Saturday 11th May @1pm (Matinee) & 7:30pm
Doors Open: 6:45pm (evening shows) & 12:15pm (matinee)
Licensed Bar, Light Snacks available.
Adults $25, Concession $20, Student/children under 15: $10

Join us for a discussion on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) after the matinee show on 11th May. Discussion will be led by Margi Bennett, Program manager of the Veteran Mental Health Institute at the Gallipoli Medical Research Foundation.

APR - MAY 2019 - | Birkdale Hall
Book Now – The One Day of The year

Other Events

Acting Intensive One Day Workshop with Michael Beh
Saturday, 30th March 2019

Access the class at your own level, suitable for emerging artists from little/no experience to some experience.

Workshop will include voice and movement work, breath, use of space, character development, acting techniques, being and presence work. This will be explored through exercises, improvisation and scene study.

Lunch provided.

Tickets from $50

Book Now – Acting Intensive Workshop

Vocal Workshop for Actors
with International Voice Coach – Torb Pedersen

Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th April 1-4pm

A rare opportunity to learn from a world leading authority.

Tips and techniques for confidence and presence.
How to abolish fear, insecurity and nervousness .
How to project your voice safely without fatigue or injury.
The insider secrets to making your voice sound bigger, fuller and more appealing.
The mechanical and psychological methods for establishing dramatic stage presence.
The secret to understanding how your audience perceives you.

Torb Pedersen is a leading vocal-neuro expert with over 25 years coaching some of the world’s biggest recording artists,including clients as diverse as Gloria Estefan to The White House Press Corps,  Torb’s innovative technologies are backed by 20 years of research and scientific testing.
“Torb is the fastest, most meticulous and knowledgeable vocal coach of our time.”

Bookings Open Soon

Emerald City

MTG – StageworX

MTG invites you to StageworX – Script Reading Group,
doors open 7pm for a 7.30pm start,
downstairs at the Birkdale School of Arts Hall
on the second and fourth Wednesday nights of each month.

Plays read are from all Genres, from the Classics of Shakespeare,
Ibsen and Hemingway,
 Australian playwrights such as David Williamson and Thomas Keneally and
up and coming like Kellie Silver from the Gold Coast.

This is a free event and all are welcome. A light supper is provided.

Theatre Jam – Saturday, 18th May 2019

No Judges – No Prizes

An evening of Open Mic Entertainment.
A fun and relaxed atmosphere for experienced performers to indulge their love of the stage and newcomers to unlock their talent in a safe and supportive environment.
All Performers must be pre-registered.

More details coming soon

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Creatvity & Community, Coming Together

MATES Theatre Genesis is non-profit, community theatre group who have been part of the cultural landscape of Redlands City for over two decades. The group rehearse and perform at the Birkdale School of Arts Hall and produce three shows a year – comedies, dramas and small stage and cabaret style musicals.

MATES Theatre Genesis provides an avenue for people of all ages to ‘have a go’ at any, or all disciplines of theatre as an actor, singer, dancer, directing, producing, technical, set building and back stage.



Coming Together