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About Us

Villanova Players are a community theatre group in Morningside, Brisbane. Established in 1948, we perform 4 main house shows a year, and 2-3 Studio Development productions. We produce plays of all varieties from classics to contemporary, and have also been known to do the occasional musical.


Villanova Players is a repertory theatre group which means our membership is a little different to most. We don't hold open auditions, but invite prospective members to attend some of our monthly meetings, get to know us and then apply to join.


Monthly meetings consist of a formal members meeting, followed by up to an hour of entertainment provided by the members. These performances are used to showcase our members' abilities and familiarise the casting committee with their skills. The casting committee, in consultation with the director, chooses the cast of each show.



Wed 15 Sep - Eris Jolly workshop

Wed 20 Oct – Eris Jolly Workshop

Wed 17 Nov - Ron Hurley Theatre


Members actively participate in the running of the group and shows are cast from members in the first instance. If the casting committee is unable to cast from within, we may invite actors, crew and technicians from outside the group to join us for a production. 



Single Membership                  $60

Family or Couple Membership  $80

Partner of Life member            $20

Want to get involved?

how it works...


Fill in a membership application form here

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Come along to a meeting on the 3rd Wednesday of the month

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When your application is approved, pay your membership fee here

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Management Committee


Vice President




Leo Bradley

Helen Ekundayo

Desley Nichols

Lucy Moxon
Michael McNish

Vivien Broadbent
Robert Gettons
Lorraine Fox

Casting Committee

Jane Binstead
Jean Spencer
Maria Thompson
Viv Braybrook
Vivien Broadbent


Ms Judi Connelli
The Most Reverend Mark Coleridge, Archbishop of Brisbane
The Honourable Justice Debra Mullins AO