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Performing Arts Centre, South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland
Performing Arts Centre, South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland

Part of the Queensland Cultural Centre, the Queensland Performing Arts Centre, also known as QPAC, is situated at South Bank, Queensland, Australia, , near the Brisbane Central Business District (CBD). Image File history File links Performing Arts Complex - on a cloudy day South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia ( this photograph was taken by Figaro ) Please delete the old image, because the old image was of a totally different building altogether File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete... Image File history File links Performing Arts Complex - on a cloudy day South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia ( this photograph was taken by Figaro ) Please delete the old image, because the old image was of a totally different building altogether File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete... The Queensland Cultural Centre, which is situated at South Bank Parklands, Brisbane, Queensland, consists of the: Queensland Museum, the State Library of Queensland, the Queensland Art Gallery and the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (which includes: the Concert Hall, the Lyric Theatre, the Cremorne Theatre and the Optus Playhouse). The Queensland... Jump to: navigation, search Motto: Audax at Fidelis (Bold but Faithful) Nickname: Sunshine State/Smart State Other Australian states and territories Capital Brisbane Government Governor Premier Const. ... Jump to: navigation, search Brisbane is the capital city of the state of Queensland, Australia. ... Jump to: navigation, search Downtown Honolulu in Hawaii, United States, an example of an urban downtown district Central business district (CBD) and downtown are terms referring to the commercial heart of a city. ...


The Queensland Performing Arts Centre is a very large complex consisting of four theatre, or auditorium, venues for live performances. These theatre venues are:

Poster for the opera "The Marriage of Figaro" at the Lyric Theatre at QPAC
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Poster for the opera "The Marriage of Figaro" at the Lyric Theatre at QPAC
Poster for the Royal Ballet at the Lyric Theatre at QPAC
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Poster for the Royal Ballet at the Lyric Theatre at QPAC

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Jump to: navigation, search Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1248x927, 153 KB)Poster for The Marriage of Figaro at the Lyric Theatre, QPAC ( this photograph was taken by Figaro ) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to... Image File history File links Ballet at the Lyric Theatre Queensland Performing Arts Complex ( this photograph was taken by Figaro ) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Ballet at the Lyric Theatre Queensland Performing Arts Complex ( this photograph was taken by Figaro ) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... This article is about opera as an art form. ... A performance of The Nutcracker ballet Ballet is the name given to a specfic dance form and technique. ... 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External links

  • QPAC official website
  • [http:www.carlngray.com.au/panorama/qpac QPAC panorama photos]
  • Lyric Theatre - QPAC "The Marriage of Figaro"
  • QPAC Museum - Australian Museums and Galleries Online

 
 

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