Auckland Libraries: 100 years of curtain calls

100 years of curtain calls

Wednesday 5 May 12pm to 1pm Free

Join us for this Music Month event and hear Dr Julie Jackson-Tretchikoff as she entertains us with the remarkable story of 100 years of Auckland Musical Theatre.

This highly-entertaining talk, complemented by a PowerPoint presentation featuring more than 100 photographs, reveals the remarkable story of Auckland Music Theatre from 1919 to 2019. The Society is the longest-established theatre group in the Auckland region and its history provides a thrilling insight into the evolution of musical theatre as well as the development of the most populated region in New Zealand.

Speaker's biography

Dr Julie Jackson-Tretchikoff was born in Austria and has a mixed European heritage: English, Russian and Scottish. Music, theatre and literature are an integral part of Julie’s life as is reflected in her careers: performer, singing teacher and author. Performing in the Sydney Opera House is a major highlight. Julie’s first book, Libretti, Love and Laughter: A Centenary Salute to Auckland Music Theatre, was published in 2019. Julie has a PhD (Music) from The University of Auckland; M.Phil.(Music)from Massey University; and B.A.(Hons)(Opera Studies) from Rose Bruford College, The University of Manchester.

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