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The Joan is the heart of the creative west. Where arts and culture meets community, where we make art, love art and share art. Fine music, contemporary music; all kinds of drama, dance, installation, mixed media, ideas, circus and song.

It’s all part of our story at The Joan.


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Welcome to 2019

FUN - We’re talking laughs, lightness and a good time. CLASSIC - Think big, beautiful events filled with top notch artists serving up quality work. ADVENTUROUS - Cutting edge new work that will keep you wanting more. Fortune favours the bold.18 shows, 18 experiences. The choice is yours.
View 2019 Season
Kenny Broberg
John Bell & Simon Tedeschi – Echoes of the Jazz Age
Lady Beatle
The Wharf Revue 2019: UNR-DACT-D

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You’ll see a whole lot more theatre, love a whole lot more music, share more stories and get out more.

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We're hiring!

The Joan is expanding its pool of Front of House casual staff. The Front of House team helps deliver an enjoyable experience for our audiences and is a vital part of our organisation. We’d love to hear from you!

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