ManPAC offers opportunities for everyone, regardless of ability, age, or background and strive to engage everybody in high quality cultural activities. We manage a number of programs and projects which allow hundreds of people of all ages to get involved in quality dance, music, theatre and the visual arts in Mandurah.
Using creative activities we enable people taking part to develop new skills, explore their creativity and increase their confidence. Workshops and projects from Splash! our school holiday program, learning opportunities within our Making Waves Education program, Riptide our young people’s theatre and our community partnerships. The Mandurah Proms involves many members of our local community whether they are in a band, choir or school.
Mandurah Performing Arts Centre offers a broad range of programs, including:
- MANPAC Peak Program, offering quality shows drawn from Mandurah, around the country and the world;
- Alcoa Mandurah Art Gallery, presenting 12 exhibitions each year, with accompanying exhibitions in the MANPAC Foyer Gallery;
- Lotterywest Audience Development Program, providing access to our peak program for a diverse range of people from our community;
- Act-Belong-Commit Get in the Swim Public Program, featuring A-B-C Hot Shore Shuffle, A-B-C You Are … youth arts festival, A-B-C First Catch Festival, A-B-C Pop Up Art Activations;
- Resident Company Program, including Riptide, MAXIMA – circus beyond limits, Pulse Circus, Bibbulmun Korda, Invisible Ground Theatre;
- Youth Engagement Program, offering a range of youth-led programs leading up to an annual youth arts festival, YOU ARE … Mandurah;
- Dance Engagement Program, offering local artists and audiences to access contemporary dance;
- Community Partnership Program, enabling local community companies to present their work on our stages.
By introducing and engaging the community in fun, exciting creative projects we aim to breakdown barriers and worries that people have about art and welcome everyone into the work we do here at ManPAC.
Take a look and see how you can get involved, we could help you build confidence and skills, unlock your creative potential and most of all have a great time!