Blackout Theatre Company is a not for profit community theatre company based in Western Sydney, originally formed in the year 2000 under the name of Blacktown City Community Theatre.

From our humble beginnings 21 years ago with a Short Play season performed in a backyard, Blackout has grown to produce full scale musicals, plays, cabarets and concerts in theatres all around Sydney including; The Joan (Penrith), Monkey Baa (Darling Quarter) and our current home The Pioneer Theatre in Castle Hill since 2018.

With a place for everyone at all skill levels, both on and off the stage, we are proud of our strong history, achievements and sense of community. As we continue to grow and evolve, we are committed to maintaining our reputation for providing quality entertainment in an environment where everyone always feels welcome.

Our committee

Blackout Theatre Company is run by a dedicated committee of people who are newly elected each year, at our Annual General Meeting.

The members of the 2024 committee for Blackout Theatre Company are:

President:  Koren Beale
Vice President:  Stephen Helies
Treasurer:  Matthew Mey
Secretary:  Kate McDonald
General Members:  Alvin Mak, Cierwen Newell, Helen Winley Bell, Jodie Thornton, Jordan Anderson, Katie Griffiths, Peter Hirth, Roma Scheepers.


At Blackout Theatre Company there is a place for everyone and we welcome all who are passionate to join our endeavor.

If you have skills and experience in theatre or want to develop skills and gain experience in a theatrical discipline, then Blackout Theatre Company is the place for you.

Areas you might be interested in are:

  • Directing – Musical Directing – Choreography
  • Stage Management – Backstage/Crewing – Prop Management
  • Production Management – Set Design & Construction
  • Lighting Design & Engineering – Sound Design & Engineering
  • Costume Design & Wardrobe Management
  • Box Office – Front of House – Catering
  • Marketing & Advertising – Photography

Contact Us for more information or to get involved.

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