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The seats are in and the layout is well advanced at the new Goulburn Performing Arts Center. Several shows were also sold out ahead of the Auburn Street venue opening on March 25. Zauner Constructions has been building the facility for two years. The $ 19 million resort adaptively reuses the old McDermott Center, built in 1887 as Goulburn Town Hall. READ MORE: Tickets for Goulburn Performing Arts Center to go on sale Raina Savage takes over as head of Goulburn Performing Arts Center Veolia Mulwaree Trust withdraws $ 2.5million grant dollars for the Goulburn Performing Arts Center The Goulburn Performing Arts Center turns to stage design Council executive director Warwick Bennett said center director Raina Savage has already scheduled 40 shows for next year, including one opening gala on March 25 and 26. “It’s really exciting and totally confirms that it was the right decision to build the center,” said Bennett. A dedicated website was also put online this week. “The website will be the first point of call for ticket sales and will provide valuable information to first-time and regular visitors – to ensure our customers have a comfortable and worry-free experience,” said Center Director Raina Savage. ALSO READ: Lions donate over $ 5,000 in Christmas baskets to the most vulnerable “He will provide details on all of the shows on offer, which will be updated as new (ones) are released online all year round. ” Ms Savage said people can sign up as premium members as well, including free admission to the official opening in March and front row seats at the official season launch on Friday, April 1. The website features the first batch of commercial shows currently on sale. The first pre-launch sales for the 2022 season will be available from January 12. . They open on April 23 with “A Celebration of the Nation’s Superstars: Than and Now” and “Celtic Illusions Imagined” on April 27. Mr Bennett said finishing touches such as seating and carpeting have been installed in recent weeks. In addition to Ms. Savage, the board employed a technician, receptionists and marketing people. There are five permanent employees, two part-time and 20 casual. The opening in March is billed as “a celebration of local talent”. It includes a main show on Friday, March 25, featuring the Lieder Theater, the students of the Hume Conservatorium, the Rocky Hill Musical Theater Company and the schools. It will be followed by a morning the following day and night. READ ALSO: “A Shame”: Council Director General Calls For Firm Action Against Kenmore Hospital. The site will be officially inaugurated on the same day as the redeveloped aquatic center. However, Mr Bennett said the latter may be opened to the public a little earlier, depending on the progress of the work. The GPAC website is: Do you have something to say on this issue? Send a letter to an editor. Click here for the Goulburn Post



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