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Theatrical Overview – by Karen Ractliffe


  SHORT REVIEWS OF SOME OF THIS YEAR’S BEST LOCAL THEATRE In recent months I’ve witnessed some exemplary local productions and, although I’ve already mentioned many of these in my monthly radio spots on the Coast Arts programme*, I wanted … Continue reading

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The Paul Ractliffe Memorial Award 2017


Congratulations to Brooke Shorten, the talented XtrAct student who is recipient of this year’s Paul Ractliffe Memorial Award. Brooke is 12 years old and will be moving from XtrAct’s primary into the secondary class in 2018. She is the first … Continue reading

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THE PAUL RACTLIFFE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD from XtrAct Drama Academy


Paul was very active in Central Coast theatre for many years, both as an actor and behind the scenes. As time passed he became more interested in the technical aspects of theatreĀ  and was particularly involved with creating and implementing … Continue reading

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