TRASH TEST DUMMIES (30 JUN) ROOLA BOOLA PERFORMANCE

Amazing circus skills meet side-splitting laughter as three dexterous dummies take out the trash and take to the stage in Trash Test Dummies. These talented trash-talking garbologists break funny bones and new ground in one fell swoop as they try...

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MAGIC WORKSHOP (30 JUN) ROOLA BOOLA WORKSHOP

All aspiring apprentices: charge your wands! Here is an opportunity to unravel the mysteries of magic and learn the magician’s tricks of the trade. The enchanting world of magic has inspired and intrigued for centuries. It’s alluring, mesmerising and its...

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MAKE A PINATA! (30 JUN) ROOLA BOOLA WORKSHOP

Make your next party festive and fun with your very own fruity piñata! Kit will teach you how to create an easy, no-mess, paper-crafted piñata filled with confetti and treats. You’ll leave with a bright, happy fruit-shaped piñata – the...

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DRAMA PLAY – 6-8 YEARS (1 JUL) ROOLA BOOLA WORKSHOP

Come along and ignite your creativity in this dramatic and active workshop for 6 to 8 year olds. Use your stories, voices and bodies in theatrical exercises and exciting, imaginary worlds. *PARENTS/GUARDIANS DO NOT NEED TO PURCHASE A TICKET FOR...

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NICA CIRCUS WORKSHOP (2 JUL) ROOLA BOOLA WORKSHOP

Run away with the circus! The National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA) brings you a fun, interactive and memorable workshop for children and family members of all ages. Try your hand at juggling scarfs and balls, plate-spinning, hula hoops, rainbow...

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SMALL FRIENDS STORYTELLING (2 JUL) ROOLA BOOLA WORKSHOP

The Squid, the Vibrio & the Moon is the first book in the ‘Small Friends’ series; stories about partnerships in nature between big creatures and very small creatures, ‘micro-organisms’. In this workshop, led by visual ecologist and illustrator Aviva Reed,...

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SHORT PANTS NO HOLES (3 JUL) ROOLA BOOLA PERFORMANCE

Short Pants No Holes is a great experience for children and their families to engage and play in story creation. The puppets and the stories are hands-on and inclusive. Everyone has the opportunity to create. Through interactive theatre, children learn...

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HIP HOP 101 (3 JUL) ROOLA BOOLA WORKSHOP

Next Gen! is a fun and exciting dance program for 2–16 year olds. Their classes provide a great opportunity for kids to keep fit and energised while making new friends and improving their confidence levels and social skills. Next Gen!...

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HERE AND NOW (4 JUL)

“Here and Now” features chart toppers from popular artists of today sung by up-and-coming Melbourne talent! The concert is packed with over 20 contemporary vocalists backed by an incredible rock and pop band.  BUY TICKETS OR GET INVOLVED IN FUTURE EVENTS 4...

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MEN IN SUITS (5 JUL)

The unexpectedly music side of blokes who sing like blokes who can sing. After a full year of rehearsals, street walks, bursts of spontaneous public singing and noisy pub serenades, Men In Suits are ready to present themselves to the...

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DOLLY DIAMOND – CHRISTMAS IN JULY (11 & 12 JUL)

Dolly Diamond returns to Chapel Off Chapel with Christmas in July. This time she’s backed by an amazing 14 piece big band. This show features some well-known festive carols with a Dolly twist. Join Dolly as she tries to find...

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THE SONGS OF MACKENZIE-SPENCER & STRANO – IN CONCERT (20 JULY)

‘The perfect viewing experience’ ★★★★★ Theatrepeople A heartfelt and meaningful look at life, relationships, Hogwarts, incest and plant genitalia featuring some of Australia’s leading Musical Theatre performers. Showcasing the Green Room Award-winning original songs of Loclan Mackenzie-Spencer (Associate Musical Director,...

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HOME GROWN (9 AUG)

Join the ladies of Home Grown for a Ladies Night bash featuring the music of Australia’s best female writers! Based on New York institutions, Joe’s Pub and 54 Below, Home Grown is the only event of its kind where writers...

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DOUBT: A PARABLE (13-22 AUG)

This iconic Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning play takes place at a Catholic School in the Bronx during the tumultuous 1960s. Sister Aloysius, guided by her faith and intuition with only circumstantial evidence, sets about to force the charismatic...

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SHOW OFF AT CHAPEL (14 AUG)

For anyone who enjoys a moment in the spotlight, loves an audience or has a talent that must be shared… Show-Off -At-Chapel – the late-night, post-show, foyer showcase of new and loved acts performed for you by some serious talents –...

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JOHN O’HARA IN DEDICATIONS (14-15 AUG)

THE LOVE GOD IS HERE TO HELP In a tour de force inspired by Australia’s seminal late night radio program Love Song Dedications, John O’Hara (Cats, Wicked, Rock of Ages), inhabits multiple characters who confess and confide in the Love...

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FLY, LITTLE FAYGELAH (27-29 AUG)

faygelah: (fay-geh-lah) Yiddish. Literally, a little bird. Colloquially used to refer to a gay man. MUSIC & LYRICS BY JOSH LEVY The Gay Jew. The Fag Hag. The Mother. Josh Levy guarantees laughs from both behind and in front of...

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MEGAN TIEDEMANN IN – LIFE’S A PARTY (28 AUG)

Life – it’s a complicated thing. There’s work – the whole 9-5 daily grind in meaningless job’s to pay the bills.  The search for love (which Disney implied would be a lot easier), instead we’re stuck with cheesy pickup lines,...

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KING GEORGE – LIVE AT CHAPEL OFF CHAPEL (29 AUG)

King George is an Australian artist with music that marries pop melancholy with rock rawness. Playing select tracks off the 2010 debut album ‘Prisoners of the Pluto Junction’ and last year’s follow up ‘Love Songs and Medications’ King George will...

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JOHN & JEN (18-27 SEP)

Experience the emotionally ravishing John and Jen. A truly original musical that explores the complexities of relationships between brothers and sisters and parents and children. This is a story about every one of us. Written by Andrew Lippa (The Wild...

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THE IDEA OF NORTH – HOMEGROWN (17 OCT)

The Idea Of North has always enjoyed singing music by Australian artists. ‘Homegrown’ will see the group showcase the incredible songwriting talents of their Aussie peers (and mates) in a specially designed ‘fair dinkum’ show that will have you cheers-ing,...

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