U3A BRISBANE

University of the Third Age Brisbane


Connecting Seniors to Lifelong Learning

University of the Third Age Brisbane


Connecting Seniors to Lifelong Learning

Social Group

If you need to contact the Social Committee or have any suggestions for trips that may be of interest, please send an email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For bookings for social events contact the U3A office on 3236 3055, or visit the 97 Creek St office.

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Please note the following conditions regarding QPAC events:

• These events are not supervised by the U3A Social Committee

• In line with Queensland Health advice QPAC theatres are operating at 100% capacity. This means there may be patrons occupying the seats directly beside, behind or in front of you during a performance. Masks are not required but patrons may choose to wear masks when they feel social distancing cannot be achieved.

• Limit of two people per lift (unless you are part of the same group)

• Foyer seating arranged to ensure 1.5m distancing

• Decreased capacities in foyers, allowing 1.5m distancing

• One-way traffic routing, with separate entry and exit points, in foyers and venues

• Physical distancing markers at queuing areas such as Food and Beverage outlets and Box Office

If you are not comfortable with the above, these events are not for you.

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AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, QPAC LYRIC THEATRE, WEDNESDAY 26TH JANUARY 2022

 
Boy Swallows Universe

The ravishing musical An American in Paris comes to QPAC for its keenly-awaited Australian premiere in January 2022. This four-time Tony Award®-winning Broadway musical tells the entrancing story of a young American soldier and a beautiful French girl, set against the iconic backdrop of the most romantic city in the world.

Inspired by the MGM film, acclaimed director and choreographer Christopher Wheeldon brings the enchantment and magic of Paris alive on stage with popular songs by George and Ira Gershwin, including “I Got Rhythm”, “But Not For Me”, “S Wonderful” and “They Can’t Take That Away From Me”.

This rhapsodic combination of classic score, timeless love story, exuberant dance and sumptuous design has captivated audiences and critics alike, with The Wall Street Journal declaring it “a masterpiece!”
 

DATE:   1:00pm Wednesday 26th January 2022, QPAC - LYRIC THEATRE
DURATION:   2 hours – TBC (includes interval, subject to change without notice)
BOOKINGS:   20 seats (BOOKED OUT)
COST:   $74.95 (Maximum of 4 seats per member)
BOOKINGS CLOSE:   24th November 2021

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SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS CONCERT 2021, QPAC CONCERT HALL SATURDAY 18TH DECEMBER 2021

 
Spirit of Christmas

QPAC’s longest running event Spirit of Christmas returns for its 37th year in the QPAC Concert Hall. Two of Australia’s leading musical theatre stars will join a host of special guests in uplifting seasonal song, beautifully supported by a 54-piece symphony orchestra, and the glorious voices of the QPAC Chamber Choir. A First Nations blessing and song will be delivered, with two of the Queensland Conservatorium of Music’s musical theatre graduates also taking to the stage.

QPAC’s Spirit of Christmas is a celebration of the true meaning of the festive season; an occasion to celebrate and reflect on the year that has passed and embrace the season’s enduring message of Peace, Love and Joy.

DATE:   2:00pm Saturday 18th December 2021, QPAC - CONCERT HALL
DURATION:   2 hours. (includes interval, subject to change without notice)
BOOKINGS:   20 seats (BOOKED OUT)
COST:   Concession: $52 Full: $62 (Maximum of 4 seats per member)
BOOKINGS CLOSE:   13th October 2021

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