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Penrith Performing & Visual Arts to partner with Celestino working together to develop Western Sydney through creativity Following a successful pilot investment in 2015 which enabled 150 students from economically disadvantaged areas to experience an exceptional international dance theatre performance live at The Joan, Celestino and Penrith Performing & Visual Arts (PP&VA) are proud to […]
What do you most want people to know about The Divine Miss Bette? I want folks to know what a faaaabulous night out it will be. Lots of laughs, great music and plenty of foul behaviour. What’s not to love! What’s your favourite Bette Midler moment? It would have to be the ‘blood clot’ moment […]
December is upon us and it’s time to think about the year ahead. We recently launched our 2016 Subscription Season and we’re excited about the shows to come. The 12 shows in our 2016 Season will take audiences on a trip from the bawdy sass of Bette Midler, to the country cool of Patsy Cline, […]
Applications are now open for the Q Theatre’s Artist in Residence program. Over the first half of 2016 the Q will support four independent artists or groups of artists in the development of a new project. Q Lab is open to both emerging and established artists working across contemporary performance and theatre. Applications open: 2 November […]
Penrith Conservatorium of Music is very excited to be re-launching its prestigious music scholarship program for 2016. The Conservatorium, housed at The Joan, is driven by a passion for music that has enriched the lives of the local community for over 25 years. To reconfirm our commitment to developing and nurturing local talent, we are offering […]
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show STORYTELLING, SOUND & CRAFT Westfield- Penrith Tuesday 15 September 10am-12pm Themed to celebrate the upcoming The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, the team at The Joan invite children, parents and carers to a story telling, sound-making and craft event outside Dymocks Book store at Westﬁeld, Penrith! Read through the classic Eric […]
The team at Penrith Performing & Visual Arts was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Vernon Treweeke last weekend. Vernon was commissioned to produce this iconic series of portraits of Dame Joan Sutherland – the Star Queen Series in 2005. We are enormously grateful to Vernon for his remarkable creative contributions to both […]