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 welcomes you to
our next play reading
of Joseph Kesselring's
Arsenic and Old Lace
to be held on Friday August 19
Cary Grant starred in the movie version of this black comedy
Aug 19 | 7:00pm
Venue : Ken & Anne McClenahan's home
17 Charlesworth Bay Road, Coffs Harbour
RSVP to info@CHATS.org.au to confirm your attendance and to help us with catering numbers - a light supper and refreshments will be provided.
CHATS ran a very successful puppetry workshop at the theatre on Sunday July17th). This ties in with our plans for a show next year.
Why puppets? Productions such as Warhorse, Shrek, The Lion King and The Very Hungry Caterpillar all use puppets to bring a sense of wonder and magic to the performance. Puppets can help an audience to suspend their disbelief as they enter a new realm of unreality during a show, and puppets can bring to life animals, scenes or concepts that would be difficult to portray with human actors.
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.