Be transported to a world of pure imagination, Roald Dahls Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is brought to life March 7-19, in the 2022 Combined Schools Musical.

The world-famous Willy Wonka is opening the gates to his mysterious factory…but only to a lucky few. Young Charlie Bucket and four other golden ticket winners will embark on a life-changing journey through Wonka’s world of pure imagination including chocolate waterfalls, nutty squirrels and the great glass elevator, all to be revealed by Wonka’s army of curious Oompa-Loompas.

Performance Dates

11am, Monday, 7 March
11am, Tuesday, 8 March
11am, Wednesday, 9 March
11am, Thursday, 10 March
11am, Friday, 11 March
7pm, Saturday, 12 March
7pm, Friday, 18 March
7pm, Saturday, 19 March

Creative Positions

Positions Open

We are seeking Expressions of Interest for experienced musicians, to perform as part of the 2022 Combined Schools Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
Register your interest no later than 5pm, Wednesday, 3 November 2021 by completing this online form.

Positions Appointed

Director – Josh Kearney
Musical Director – Kate Shannon
Stage Manager – Jeannine Butler
Vocal Coach – Robyn Addison
Co-Choreographer – Bobbie McIntyre
Co-Choreographer – Jamie-lee Allen
Assistant Director – Emily Newman


Schools involved in the 2022 Combined Schools Musical

  • Boyne Island State School
  • Calliope State High School
  • Calliope State School
  • Chanel College
  • Clinton State School
  • Gladstone Central School
  • Gladstone State High School
  • Gladstone South State School
  • Gladstone West State School
  • Kin Kora
  • Miriam Vale State School
  • Mount Larcom State School
  • St Francis Catholic Primary School
  • St John the Baptist Catholic Primary School
  • Star of the Sea Catholic Primary School
  • Tannum Sands State High School
  • Tannum Sands State School
  • Toolooa State High School
  • Trinity College