Hi Everyone and welcome everybody to “Performing Arts”

Don’t forget Christmas Carols Saturday 5th December – put that date in your diary now!
The great news is we are holding a Christmas Carols in 2015 and will be again be working with Brisbane Regional Youth Orchestra (BRYO) -so lock the date in your diary now – Saturday 5th December.

This is a great opportunity to be part of the Choir or the Support team – we would be really keen to hear from Members of the Association who are interested in participating in this activity. Rehearsals (4) will be in November with the Carols on December 5th. It was a great success last year so make sure you get in early

If you would like to be part of the Choir or the support team please visit carols.qpat.org.au for further information.

Scout Section Program

Next program available dates are – October 19th, 20th, 22nd, – Doomben Racecourse is the venue

The program can be run from 7.00pm/7.30pm nightly and runs for 2 hours. We would require a minimum of 10 Scouts and a maximum of 20 Scouts. To book simply email me at bc.arts@qldhq.scouts.com.au and I shall send you a booking form – it is a great night of fun and education for Scouts – nights are limited so early bookings are essential.
Below are some photos of the last program run in July – this is St John’s Wood Scouts participating in the Scout Performing Arts Program- which is based on Lighting, Sound and Video.
Lighting Board Group Photo

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Lighting and Video Sound and Microphones

Joey Mobs/ Cub Scout Packs- these programs are available now to be run in your section by members of the Performing Arts Team – if you would like a program run simply drop me an email at bc.arts@qldhq.scouts.com.au and I shall arrange for someone to contact you and organise one of these exciting programs. That’s right we come to you at your group and run the program for you.
At this stage there is no cost for these programs.

Revues on stage

As I write this article Darling Downs Revue is about to take to the stage- so break a leg Darling Downs! August 28th and 29th
Also do not forget Rochedale Revue hits the stage in September 23rd- 27th September – visit rochedalerevue.com.au
To finish our Revue Season we have Wonargo Revue in October 23rd/24th/28th – 31st visit wonargorevue.com.au

We also have a “How to run a campfire” outline available. Campfire’s are a really important part of the Scouting program and here is an opportunity to get back to basics and learn how to run a really great Campfire- if you are interested drop me a line bc.arts@qldhq.scouts.com.au and we can arrange a suitable time to run you and others interested through the program – you even get to attend a campfire at the end!

That’s all for this month – so make sure you are participating in Performing Arts!

Geoff Doo
Branch Commissioner
Performing Arts