Melt Beauty Pageant is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse this May!
While this may look like your ordinary beauty pageant, we challenge our contestants to show us their true beauty, whatever form that may take. Join in the chaos as the contestants go head to head across a number categories, all vying for the role of Brisbane’s most vivacious drag queen, drag king or gender blending beauty.
Join an all-star judging panel and the infamous Tina Bikki as host for a sickening selection of some of Brisbane’s best drag performers!
Australasian Dance Collective is bring Three to QPAC this May!
Brisbane’s own rising star of the choreographic world, Jack Lister, fuses dance and visual art to create a stunning mainstage performance, Still Life.
Inspired by the artworks of the 16th and 17th century Memento Mori movement, it serves as a touchstone of our own mortality, the beauty in decay and our relationship with time.
Still Life embraces the dichotomy of the permanence of visual artworks against the impermanent nature of dance, creating a world of poignant conflict – ...
The Time is Now is coming to La Boite this May!
One stage, one microphone, countless young voices demanding to be heard.
The Time Is Now is a thrilling glimpse into the future as imagined by 10 switched-on and politically savvy young Queenslanders aged 12-17, that make up La Boite’s Young Artist Company.
Real teenagers with real conviction, spanning diverse cultures, backgrounds and political views, will make you sit up and pay attention as they advocate for a better future.
The Time Is Now gives this ...
Drummer Queens are coming to QPAC this May!
Make some noise, Brisbane. The Drummer Queens are coming – live, loud and ready to rule!
Eight extraordinary women.
One brand new show that will blow your mind!
Drummer Queens is a powerhouse of pure entertainment like you’ve never seen before!
You'll be swept away by the uplifting beats and raw energy of this game-changing live music experience. With awe-inspiring skills and stunning staging, this all-female cast of percussionists set a new bar for a ...
West Side Story is coming to QPAC this July!
An undisputed and timeless masterpiece, West Side Story features an unforgettable score and songs that have been adored for generations, including “Maria”, “Tonight”, “Somewhere”, “America” and “I Feel Pretty”. This iconic dance musical remains one of the most poignant stage works of the 20th century.
This vibrant stage production features Jerome Robbins’ dazzling original choreography, as fresh as it has ever been in this epic staging of one ...
Magic Beach is coming to Brisbane this April!
This isn't just any beach - it's Magic Beach, where everything you can imagine becomes real. But this year is different.
As the eldest child begins to grow up, does she have to leave the magic behind?
The majestic and much-loved production Magic Beach returns to Brisbane after a sell-out season at Brisbane Powerhouse in November. It will play a strictly limited season at QUT Gardens Theatre from 7 April 2021.
From the team behind The Gruffalo and The 13-, ...
Room on the Broom is coming to QUT Gardens Theatre!
This Tall Stories' production is adapted from the award-winning picture book by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler, published by Macmillan Children's books and perfect to keep the little people entertained this summer.
The witch and her cat are flying happily on their broomstick – until a stormy wind blows away the witch's hat, bow and wand. A helpful dog, bird and frog find the witch's lost things, and they all hop on the broom for a ride. But this broomstick is not meant for five ...
The Owl and the Pussycat is coming to the Brisbane Powerhouse!
The Owl and the Pussycat is an enchanting and intimate theatrical experience for families, based on Edward Lear’s beloved childhood poem. Created by a national team of award-winning artists, be swept away in this all-new opera, featuring stunning vocals, theatre, puppetry and a Puffin.
Aboard a giant magical pea green boat moored at Brisbane Powerhouse, meet our pair’s colourful and eccentric new friends, as they are brought to life on deck.
Ahoy! Come set ...
Growing Up Disabled in Australia at the Brisbane Powerhouse has now been postponed
Growing Up Disabled in Australia is the fifth book in the highly acclaimed, bestselling Growing Up series. Edited by award-winning writer, speaker and appearance activist, Carly Findlay, the book includes interviews with prominent Australians such as Senator Jordon Steele-John and Paralympian Isis Holt, poetry and graphic art, as well as more than 40 original pieces by writers with a disability or chronic illness.
Join Carly Findlay with contributors Anna Whatel...
Experience Lewis Carroll’s timeless classic Alice in Wonderland Live on Stage at QPAC this school holidays!
“The most hilarious madcap fun” - Broadwayworld.com
This glorious production features breathtaking costuming and puppetry using ingenious stagecraft and limitless imagination, will thrill children and adults alike. Meet the White Rabbit, the eccentric Mad Hatter, the Cheshire Cat and of course the boisterous Queen of Hearts as a cast of brilliant actors bring over 20 curious characters to life.
“The perfect holiday treat” - Stage Whispers
True to the ...