Welcome to CHATS

CHATS is a Coffs Harbour based amateur theatrical society.

Our mission statement is "Community Theatre for everybody!"


Coffs Harbour Amateur Theatrical Society (CHATS)

CHATS is excited to announce a theatre bootcamp for young actors, to be held at the Jetty Memorial Theatre 11-15 July. For ages 12-16, the camp is an amazing opportunity to experience rehearsing and performing in a real, working theatre as well as getting hands-on with Shakespeare. The camp will culminate with a free performance of Romeo and Juliet by the participants on the Friday evening July 15.
For more information or to book, please contact info@chats.org.au.

This royalty-free play is part of a fantastic collection of plays for kids and teens on Drama Notebook. To see more go to https://www.dramanotebook.com/plays-for-kids/ 

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CHATS ran a successful fun-filled Musical Theatre Trivia night on June 11.
We had five tables battling it out with their knowledge of all things musical!
Our excellent Trivia MC was Anne McClenahan.
The proceeds are going towards new sound equipment needed by our backstage crews.

A Big THANK YOU to all our sponsors for the Trivia night :         
        Brooklyn's Burgers
        Cold Rock Ice Creamery
        Hog's Breath Cafe
        K'pane Artisan Bakery
        Old Johns Cafe
        The Pier Hotel
        Sea Salt
        Shearwater Restaurant
        Urban espresso lounge

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Stage Whispers Courses

Below is a link to a Stage Whispers  directory that details a wide variety of training opportunities across Australia for aspiring young (and old) actors to gain more experience and hone their talents. It is a fantastic resource and anyone looking to do more theatre is strongly encouraged to take a look!


Working With Children Checks

During the course of some productions, you may have to work onstage alongside younger children. As a precaution, we will be requesting that people in such a position please aquire a NSW working with children check from the link below, to ensure the safety and peace of mind of all involved.