The dancing dead rocked the house at Nightmare Before Christmas

Ooof. Two weeks ago we hosted our inaugural 'Pannic at the Disco' dance party, 'Nightmare Before Christmas' at The Foundry in Fortitude Valley, as a 2019 season launch, and boy, it was a cracker (pun absolutely intended).

We like to march to the beat of our own drum and we also love to party with all of our friends, so when it came to announcing our 2019 season, a dance party was the natural choice.

It isn’t a secret that most theatre people relish in any opportunity to don a costume and put on some wild makeup (it’s what we do best!); and as our season launch was going to take place close to Christmas, it made complete sense to incorporate some festive cheer; but we wanted to take a darker, more edgier approach to our seasonal celebrations, so we threw a li’l Halloween into the mix. In the lead up to the event we wondered what characters and costumes were going to parade through the door at The Foundry, and wow, our guests did not disappoint.

We had dead elves, festive zombies, living-dead fairytale characters, a Grinch, and a myriad of awesome characters showing their ID at the door and making their way upstairs to join us to celebrate the year that was, and to get excited about the year that will be. Our season launch was such a wonderful night surrounded by awesome people with kick-ass music and prizes. Don’t despair if you missed out on our launch - we had such a great time that we’ve decided to host more dance parties in the New Year!

In case you missed it, Pannic Productions’ 2019 season will kick off with AMERICAN IDIOT in June, and WE WILL ROCK YOU in September. Both will be performed at the beautiful Gardens Theatre at QUT Gardens Point. Situated on the edge of the city Botanic Gardens, the Gardens Theatre is a stunning inner-city performance venue and we are very excited to be performing there next year. Audition information will be coming out soon and tickets will be made available shortly afterwards. Keep up to date with us by subscribing to our newsletter, or by following us on Facebook or Instagram.


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