Timeless tales, thrilling twists and glittering memberships illuminate your next visit to Geelong Arts Centre

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Timeless tales, thrilling twists and glittering memberships illuminate your next visit to Geelong Arts Centre

Bell Shakespeare. Credit: Brett Boardman.

In the bustling heart of Geelong, where creativity dances in the air and the spirit of performance thrives, the new Geelong Arts Centre continues to bloom with an upcoming lineup of shows that span the spectrum from Shakespearean comedy to the suspense of a legendary whodunit and so much more.  

The best part? Geelong Arts Centre has just announced their brand-new Membership program – The Glitterati  Whether you’re a seasoned arts enthusiast or just starting your journey into the cultural scene, there’s something special waiting for you in the Glitterati membership program. 

Stay up to date with what’s happening within the region’s art scene here


With a Glitterati Silver membership, you hold the opportunity to gain access to an array of exclusive perks, including a 10% discount on drinks at Geelong Arts Centre bars, a free drink on your birthday, PLUS the ability to select one free eligible performance. The Silver Glitterati membership is the ultimate way to enhance your entertainment experience and be part of the arts.  

For those seeking the ultimate VIP experience, the Glitterati Platinum membership celebrates the show within the show, granting exclusive access to pre-show events and networking opportunities with fellow arts lovers, on top of granting tickets to the best seats in the house across the centre’s entire season.  

The time is now! If you’ve been waiting for the perfect opportunity to tap into the arts and join the journey of the new Geelong Arts Centre, there’s never been a better time to get bang for your buck and embrace all the little member moments on offer. Head to the website to purchase your membership today  

A Midsummer Night’s Dream  

Next up on Geelong Arts Centre’s SEASON 2024 bill comes Bell Shakespeare’s timeless retelling of A Midsummer Night’s Dream from May 25 – 26 in The Story House.  

With its everlasting tale of love, mischief, and mayhem,  A Midsummer Night’s Dream promises a breathless journey into a world brimming with magic and modern twists. Blending romance, comedy, and enchantment, this story is sure to captivate both Shakespeare enthusiasts and newcomers alike. 

Recognised as Australia’s national theatre company specialising in the works of Shakespeare and his contemporaries, Bell Shakespeare focuses on inspiring and engaging audiences by bringing Shakespeare’s classic works to life. 

Quick as a shadow, fast and funny; this is A Midsummer Night’s Dream reimagined. 

Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap 

From July 4 – 7, you’re invited to step into the world of intrigue and suspense in The Play House with Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap.  

From the brilliant mind of one of the best-selling novelists of all time, comes one of the most famous whodunnit mysteries of the 20th century. 

As the world’s longest-running play, this West End production has kept audiences on the edge of their seats for over 70 years, and now following a sold out 2022 – 2023 Captial city tour, it heads to Geelong Arts Centre to thrill and intrigue once again. 

With its gripping plot twists and iconic characters, this legendary thriller is a testament to Agatha Christie’s mastery of the genre. As suspense builds and secrets unravel among the stranded guests in the snow bound Monskwell Manor, audiences will be on the edge of their seats, eagerly trying to piece together the puzzle before the final reveal. 

Which one is the murderer? Who will be their next victim? Can you solve this world-famous mystery for yourself? You must see this show to uncover the truth! 

Experience theatre at its finest 

There’s no better time than now to dive into the arts and become part of the vibrant arts community blooming at Geelong Arts Centre.  

Whether you’re drawn to the whimsical world of Shakespearean comedy or the spine-tingling suspense of a classic whodunit, there’s something for everyone to enjoy this season at your arts centre. Book your tickets now and prepare to be enchanted, thrilled, and dazzled by these unforgettable arts adventures. 

Head to geelongartscentre.org.au to grab your Glitterati membership and lock in your next SEASON 2024 experience. New and experimental works meets traditional theatre plus so much more in a year of entertainment that must be seen to be believed.   

P.S: Creatives, listen in! 

Creative Engine has been churning away in the background to create opportunities for creatives and artists alike to take artistic projects from page to performance. With a bunch of new initiatives in the pipeline, make sure you stay connected via our e-Newsletter to be the first to know when new opportunities arise.  

Simply head to geelongartscentre.org.au and find the e-Newsletter sign up on the homepage. From there, select your preferences and be sure to tick below ‘I want to know more about – Opportunities for Artists’.