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 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