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Hornsby Gang Show 2018

 

Hornsby Gang Show 2018 – is about to ‘Turn It Up!’

On the back of our sell-out shows last year, Hornsby Gang Show's production team have produced a show that is taking comedy, drama, dance and songs to the next level! Every year the show gets bigger and better and this time we have the biggest cast and our audiences are going to have the best fun.

All you need to do is to turn up and wait for us to turn up the level of fun in your lives!

The 2018 season runs for eight shows, from Friday 6 until Saturday 14 July. There are matinees on each Saturday (7 and 14 July) starting at 2pm and on Sunday 8 July starting at 3pm when you can also book in to be part of our backstage tours. Show week is at the start of the July school holidays and makes a great Scouting and Guiding activity to end the term while experiencing the passion and talents of over 120 cast.

Bookings are already open online. 

Go to the Gang Show website: https://www.gangshow.com/buy-tickets and for all the information you need.

Make sure you book in well before the season starts to make sure you can get the seats you want.

The show is easy to get to, with performances in a theatre right near the heart of Hornsby, at Barker College's Leslie Hall. Getting there is easy - there is plenty of parking nearby and train stations are an easy walking distance to the theatre.

Ticket prices:

  • Adult - $25.00
  • Child (under 16 years) - $15.00
  • Concession - $20.00
  • Family (2 adult & 2 child) - $70.00

Show dates

Evening Shows:

Friday                        6 July - 8pm

Saturday                    7 July - 8pm

Wednesday             11 July - 8pm

Friday                      13 July - 8pm

Saturday                  14 July - 8pm

 

Matinees:

Saturday                    7 July - 2pm

Sunday                      8 July - 3pm

Saturday                  14 July - 2pm

 

Backstage Tours:

Before each matinee show, Backstage Tours are available for all Scout and Guide members accompanied by a registered leader as part of their section programme. Tours start at 12.30pm on Saturdays and 1.30pm on Sunday.

Troop visits:

Groups can book for a Troop Visit by members of the cast, to run a stagecraft session.
Emails with information on how to arrange a visit have already been sent via email.
Book early on: visits@gangshow.comas they are very popular.

Postcards and Posters:

In a few weeks’ time leaders will receive a package in the mail containing posters and postcards to hand out. You can contact us for a digital version to use in your own group correspondence and social media.

Want to work backstage?

Hornsby Gang Showcan provide great opportunities to get involved and learn on the job about all aspects of what goes on behind the scenes. Have you ever been interested in working back stage or in a technical department for theatre sound and lighting? Applications are still open. You need to be over 15 years old. Email: personnel@gangshow.comto find out more.

General Information

Hornsby Gang Show brings out the hidden talents of young Scouts and Guides and creates opportunities for the development of confidence, leadership and imagination. Each year new cast members and crew join in …. some nervous…. some already full of passion and creativity. Many come back each year and take up new roles, expand their experiences and become better leaders. 

Hornsby Gang creates opportunities for everyone to:

·         learn how to be part of a large team,

·         be leaders

·         learn new technical, production, script writing, choreography, dance, music and acting skills. 

This creativity ensures we can create a brilliant new show every year.

Hornsby Gang Show has trained hundreds of Scouts and Guides in more than the aspects of stagecraft since its inception in the 1970’s. Gang Show develops the confidence and self-esteem of young people as well as leadership and creativity as they work together to develop and deliver over a week of performances every July. Whether they are on stage, working behind the scenes or developing the show, everyone is an integral part of this amazing team. There are over 100 members in the cast and over 200 crew behind the scene in support departments including production, technical, back stage, set design, catering, wardrobe, personnel and management.

Each year Hornsby Gang Show brings together members of scouting and guiding of all ages and from across the region to provide music, comedy and dance to the whole community. From February, until the performances in the July school holidays, they rehearse and learn new sketches, songs, routines and dances. The material in the show is a result of group of scouting and guiding members who meet each year as a Creative Team, from August until January to write music, songs and items, arrange the music, design a show and choreograph the movement and dance.

The “behind the scenes’ teams start meeting in February as well - constructing, planning and marketing the show. Some roles need experience but often this is a great opportunity to learn stage management lighting, sound and prop building skills

Who can be involved?

Hornsby Gang Show is open to all members of Sydney North Region Scouts, Venturers, Rovers and Leaders and guides of corresponding ages. To be a cast member you must be at least 11 years of age by opening night (early July) of the performance year and be a registered, active member of your scout or guide section. The cast, who all have to be current active members in scouting and guiding are required to be fully involved in their local activities as well as attending rehearsals every week. Scouting and guiding activities take priority.

Support Departments are open to all members of the Scout Movement and Guide Associations, as well as family and friends.

How to get involved?

To join our support departments for this year’s show or to find out about auditions or orchestra for next year please visit www.gangshow.com/supporter-vounteers or email personnel@gangshow.com for more information.


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