• 21
      Oct
      Youth Bursary Recipients Announced
      A group the region’s youngest talents were acknowledged yesterday when the recipients of the 2014 Empire Theatres Foundation Youth Bursaries were announced. More than $13,000 in bursaries were awarded, aiming to assist young artists who demonstrate current involvement and achievement in a performing arts discipline as they forge a career and expand their education and development.  Past winners of...
    • 08
      Sep
      Empire Theatres Officially Opens Armitage Centre
      After years of planning and preparation, the Empire Theatres and Toowoomba Regional Council are thrilled to unveil the Armitage Centre, the latest addition to the cultural precinct. The $5.5 million building was named in recognition of prominent businesspeople and major donors to the project Clive and Conchita Armitage.  This new facility, located behind the existing Empire Church Theatre, include...
    • 13
      Jun
      Brian Boak Bursary Recipients Announced
      Two performers from South East Queensland have been awarded the prestigious Empire Theatres Foundation Brian Boak ‘Outstanding Performer’ Bursary. Toowoomba Jazz Saxophonist, Angela Davis and Brisbane actor, Steven Rooke will share the valuable bursary from the Empire Theatres Foundation to further progress their careers in the arts. Empire Theatres Foundation Chairperson, Sheena Liley said bot...