Rocket Man is a unique and entertaining salute to Sir Elton John, one of the most iconic popular music figures of the 20th and 21st centuries. The show covers Elton’s remarkable career from his first hit song through the disco era to his music for the Disney film ‘The Lion King’. You’ll also hear intriguing and often hilarious tales about Elton’s life and the stories behind the songs. Rocket Man stars classically trained musician Brenton Edgecombe. Brenton learned his first…Find out more »
There will be singing, music, drama and dancing at this Year’s 2015 Gladstone Central State School concert. Students from Prep to year Seven will mesmerise the usually sold out audience with an evening of fun and frivolity. TIME/DATE: 6.30pm Thursday, September 15 TICKETS: $13.00Find out more »
Lewis Carroll’s timeless classic ALICE IN WONDERLAND comes to life on stage in the most hilarious-filled madcap fun for September school holidays. Tumble down the rabbit hole and join Alice, one of literature’s most beloved heroines, in her adventures through Wonderland. A handful of brilliant actors and puppeteers play over 20 unforgettable characters using their ingenious stagecraft and limitless possibilities of imagination to bring this beloved story to life. Featuring colorful characters like the White Rabbit, the eccentric Mad Hatter,…Find out more »
To celebrate Alice in Wonderland coming to the GECC, join us after the show for something extra special… A Mad Hatters Tea Party! You don’t have to attend the show to come along. Games, entertainment and an array of food fit for Alice and all her friends! PS. Dress as your favourite Alice in Wonderland character! DATE/TIME: 12:30 – 2:00pm – Monday, 26th September TICKETS: $15.00 per personFind out more »
Proudly presented by Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre Queensland Ballet’s Tutus On Tour is a wonderful evening of ballet that brings together three outstanding dance works. Poignant and uplifting, Ershter Vals pays tribute to the resilience of the human spirit. Performed to music from the Jewish ghettos of World War II, it skillfully weaves classical technique with graceful folk dance influences.The award-winning Three Preludes is set to the rich music of Rachmaninoff. As two dancers fall in love, the growing intensity…Find out more »
Presented by QLive and SeaFM With a career spanning nearly 40 years, ICEHOUSE is one of Australia’s most iconic bands, transcending age groups with their hit songs, well known and loved by audiences across generations. ICEHOUSE has played to sell-out capacity audiences in Australia, New Zealand and throughout the World. ICEHOUSE was formed by Iva Davies, the band’s frontman and musical creative force, who lead the band to an amazing 28 Platinum albums, eight Top 10 albums and over thirty…Find out more »
A violent exploration of the thin line that separates love and jealousy, Othello is a relentless journey of vicious passion. A warrior on the fields of war, felled by the sharpness of whispered words, Othello is a man swept up in desire, quickly turned to murderous rage when he is betrayed by his military brother-in-arms, the cynically destructive Iago. One of William Shakespeare’s most famous and passionate tragedies, Othello will be directed by Artistic Director Peter Evans, in a gripping…Find out more »
Danny Elliott is arguably one of Australia’s most versatile entertainers, having mastered over 12 instruments, singing and dancing in a high-impact showcase of musical talents that have delighted crowds around the world. Recently presented with the Annual ‘MO Versatile Variety Performer of the Year’ to compliment his previous recognition for the ‘MO Variety Entertainer of the Year’ award, Danny is a seasoned cabaret performer and has fine-tuned his stagecraft performing with a range of international entertainment industry legends such as…Find out more »
The PCYC Irish Dancers present their Annual Concert showcasing the dancer’s traditional solo and ceili (group) dances to a mix of contemporary and traditional Irish music.
With dancers as young as two year old, up to our advanced competition dancers and adult dancers, there is sure to be something for everyone.Find out more »
Proudly presented by En Pointe Dance Company.
Come join the Disney fun with dancers from En Pointe Dance Company as they take you on a journey of dance and song.
Dancers range from 3years of age to 16years of age and they are excited to give you a great show.
Adagio Dance Company presents an exciting showcase of dance from the elegance and artistry of classical ballet to the explosive energy of Jazz and Hip Hop.
The ADC dancers will perform a classical ballet piece inspired by the ballet ‘The Nutcracker’ in which guest teacher Wendy Barker has choreographed especially for our senior students.Find out more »
Proudly presented by Gladstone Gymnastics Club
Gladstone Gymnastics Club is proud to host the 2016 Annual Display: Around The World. This year’s performance will showcase gymnasts from most of our classes to songs by artists worldwide. We will take you on a trip visiting countries like Africa, Great Britain, Russia and many others.Find out more »
Brunie has a voice of outstanding quality, range and power, and caresses the lyrics of a ballad, as only she can. Songs such as The Power Of Love (Jennifer Rush), I Know Him So Well (Chess), Memory (Cats) and Send in the Clowns (Eine Kleine Nacht Musik) just to name a few. Brunie also embraces the Classics, with songs like Nessun Dorme and One Fine Day (Madame Butterfly). Her infectious smile and total commitment to her audience, stamps Brunie with…Find out more »
Oh What Fun It Is to celebrate Christmas in the City!
The Gladstone CBD entertainment precinct will burst into life with a huge Christmas in the City – Free Community Event with: 3 Carols Services in the GECC Auditorium Theatre, Hampers of Hope presented by the Salvation Army, Children’s gifts and Street Party.Find out more »
All SUNfest tickets go on sale from 9am Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Welcome to the Gladstone Region’s favourite summer holiday program!
SUNfest is the premier youth holiday program, full of fun and exciting activities for Youth (11-17 yrs) of the Gladstone Region.
Gladstone, your claim to fame is here!
Calling performers of all ages – dancers, singers, musician, magicians, dance troupes, groups – Australia’s biggest regional national Talent Quest is here!
A Panel of Industry Judges flown into town, plus local judges will take performers through a round of Heats with the top 25 to make the Finals. Fast Track Talen Quest finalists from across Australia are on this year’s season of X Factor and The Voice!
Join us for the Final and be wowed by a surprise celebrity performance from a TV Talent Show! If you’re an audience member, bring signs of encouragement to cheer on your friends and family. WIN BIG!Find out more »
The World of Musicals brings the very best of musical theatre to life. This incredible production brings the big company numbers from Les Miserable, Lion King, Sister Act, We Will Rock You, Dirty Dancing, Mamma Mia, Jersey Boys, Cabaret, Wicked as well as stunning solo and duet numbers from Phantom of the Opera, Rocky horror picture show, Chicago, Once, Evita, Singing in the Rain, Little Shop Of Horrors, Miss Saigon, and Cats to the stage.Find out more »
Untapped is high-octane dance, music and comedy for the whole family. Direct from SELL-OUT performances on BROADWAYand WINNER of the 2016 BEST SHOW at the Adelaide Fringe Festival! Untapped promises everything and smashes it out of the ballpark!! The charismatic beatboxers and rocking band showcase a mix of Funk, Hip Hop, Flamenco, African and Jazz, paired with percussive a capella numbers showing the dancers amazing synchronicity. Don’t miss Untapped as it tours the Nation. ‘Untrammeled Energy’ New York Times ‘Awe-inspiring moves’…Find out more »
The Easter Bunny is coming to town! He’s brought THOUSANDS of eggs and is waiting for us to find them at Gladstone’s Biggest Easter Egg Hunt! Bring the kids and friends down on Sunday 16th of April for a great afternoon of family fun! Limited to 1200 children, this will be a fantastic event where children 12 yrs and under will have the opportunity to take part in an exciting Easter egg hunt and enjoy some fun on the giant…Find out more »
“…a world where the past is ever-present and music knows no borders. FOUR STARS” – The Courier Mail Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre presents Mzaza Children of the Road. Driven by French and Spanish roots, experience the exotic, dynamic and arresting live music of Europe by Mzaza. Through timeless melodies, Mzaza embraces diversity, the old and the new, the familiar and the foreign. The musicianship of this dynamic group features an ensemble of expert musicians under the inspiring musicality of front…Find out more »
Charmaine Wilson is a world-renowned Australian medium, who has been consistently recognised for her skill and compassion since awakening to her gift in 1999. She was the winner of Channel Seven’s inaugural season of The One, and was also honoured as Queensland Psychic of the Year in 2008 and Australian Psychic of the Year for 2005.Find out more »
21 – 28 May, 2017 Gladstone’s inaugural 2017 children’s festival is a unique festival just for kids aged 12 and under. Curated by the Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre, the 2017 Children’s Festival will aim to unite art and education magically in an exciting week- long program with a mix of both free and paid for events. The Festival aligns with under 8’s week and National Simultaneous Story Time. More info and full program click here http://gladecc.com.au/childrensfestival/Find out more »
GECC School’s Program 2017 Brave boys and girls are in for a wicked and wonderful time with this bubbling concoction, based on David Wood’s adaptation of the Roald Dahl classic. When one little boy unwittingly stumbles into the annual meeting of witches, he hears their nasty plan to get rid of all the children in the world – by turning them into mice! It’s going to take smarts and sneakiness to stop them and not get squished in the process.…Find out more »
and – pop! – out of the egg came a tiny and very hungry caterpillar. One of the most-read and famous children’s books of all time, ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ emerges off the page in a masterful theatrical experience for the whole family. Journey through Eric Carle’s incredible stories as they come to life on stage in this enchanting show. Featuring some other delightful characters from three of Eric Carle’s bestselling classics tales including, ‘The Artist Who Painted A Blue…Find out more »
Children learn about themselves and their world through play. From birth, children are developing at a massive rate, and play is one of the ways they can try out new ideas and learn about themselves and the world. Join Jay Laga’aia to learn how to support your child’s early learning and development as they learn and grow through play. TIME/DATE: Saturday 27th May at 2pm. TICKETS: FREEFind out more »
Performance: Rhythm and rhymes today with Jay Laga’aia Come and join our Early Years ambassador and every under eight’s favourite uncle Jay Laga’aia for a moving and grooving, rhyming time as we celebrate the moments that make the early years count, the moments with you! The show will take children and their families on a journey of discovery about the wonders and benefits of the early years through singing, dancing and play. TIME/DATE: Sunday 28th May Show 1 – 9.30am Show…Find out more »