ABOUT US


Find us at the intersection of Church and Bourke St, Glen Innes, NSW .
PO Box 93, Glen Innes, NSW 2370 
Phone 6732 5688

Email theatre@giac.com.au (Theatre Coordinator, Suzy Woods ) or secretary@giac.com.au (Secretary, Will Geach).


GLEN INNES ARTS COUNCIL 2018

It is with great pleasure that we announce the new committee for the GIAC after its AGM on Monday 5th February, 2018.

President George Muckenschnabel
Theatre Coordinator Suzy Woods
Vice Presidents Nigel Brown and Dave Jennings
Secretary Will Geach
Treasurer/Public Officer Mick Malone
Publicity Officer Sari James
General Committee Vicki Geach, Steve Wright, Brendan Byrne, Carol Sparks, Denis Haselwood, Col Woods, Stu Moor, Bridget Cave, Sally Halloran.

Next AGM - 4th February, 2019

GLEN INNES IS FIERCELY PROUD OF ITS CHAPEL THEATRE


Rightly so. This is not just another small cog in some huge multi-national cinema chain. Not at all. Run entirely by volunteers, the Chapel Theatre serves as a model Chapel Theatre Glen Innes for true community-based cinemas and theatres across Australia. Originally built as a Methodist church in 1885, it was purchased in 1983 by the Glen Innes Arts Council Inc. (which, by the way, was formed in 1944 and is the oldest continuing Arts Council in NSW) and converted to a theatre.

Upgraded in feb 2011 with a new, state-of-the-art, 3D Digital Cinema system, The Chapel is the first cinema in NSW (outside Sydney and Canberra) with Dolby 7.1 Sound!

The Chapel Theatre is a brilliant venue and used extensively for local theatre productions, concerts and touring professional groups as well as films and, of course, as a great big overgrown cubby house by "Glenizens" (inhabitants of Glen Innes area).

seating designed for comfort and view of stageComfortably padded seats, well-raked so everyone has a clear view, a superb sound system, acoustics that millions of dollars spent on the Sydney Opera House have not been able to better, temperature-controlled comfort and a friendly, welcoming atmosphere (wish we could bottle it!) are just some of the factors which combine to make an evening at the Chapel a most rewarding experience.

If you are visiting, passing through or even if you have been living under a rock in Glen Innes, put a visit to the Chapel Theatre on your 'must-do' list!

SNIPPETS
Did you know that there is a tradition within the Glen Innes Arts Council which has been observed at least since the 1950's?

At every Seniors' night performance, cast and crew, hierarchy and helpers all assist to deliver refreshments (drinks and usually a huge array of yummies) to the patrons at their seats.

It's the little things that go to make such a brilliant atmosphere.