Our 2019 production is the classic and multi-award winning Sweet Charity, which follows the eponymous heroine, a dancer-for-hire at a Times Square dance hall, in her ever-hopeful search for love in an often cruel world.
Performance dates, details of auditions and more information will be published in our regular updates below.
Latest updates on Sweet Charity 2019...
Sweet Charity is famous for being full of Bob Fosse signature choreography and it’s difficult to watch a music video these days without seeing Fosse inspired moves in action - Beyone- Single ladies... 90% Fosse, 10% Beyone. Our Ms Fosse herself, aka Marie McCullough, our choreographer, set the bar high and put our dancers through their paces to produce FAB-U-LOUS Continue ReadingMore
We have only five weeks to go until opening night and rehearsals are well under way and progressing nicely! Sweet Charity is famous for being full of Bob Fosse signature choreography and it’s difficult to watch a music video these days without seeing Fosse inspired moves in action - Beyone- Single ladies... 90% Fosse, 10% Beyone. Our Ms Fosse herself, Continue ReadingMore
Gala Opera is hosting its annual coffee morning on Saturday 16th February. General ticket sale opens at 10am and coffee and tea will be served until 11.50am. Not only will you get to book your tickets, but you will get to hear some songs from this year's production of Sweet Charity. Stalls at the coffee morning will include; cake & Continue ReadingMore
Following successful casting auditions last week (10th & 11th September), we are delighted to announce the cast for our 2019 production of Sweet Charity. The competition was fierce and our production team would like to thank everyone who came along to try out. In addition to our company rehearsals on Monday evenings, our principles will start rehearsals from this Wednesday. LET'S Continue ReadingMore
For this year's production of Sweet Charity, we are looking for a number of principles, supporting character roles and dancers. Auditions will be held at the Burgh Primary School in Galashiels on Monday 10th September (Dance) and Tuesday 11th September (singing and acting). Auditions information, including songs and monologues were provided to the cast in the first few weeks of rehearsals. Continue ReadingMore
Gala Opera committee held our Annual General Meeting on Monday 14th May. We confirmed the Office Bearers for next year (cue an update of our committee web page) and dates for next year year’s production of Sweet Charity. It will be on Sunday (preview) 3rd March 2019 - 9th March 2019. Other updates will be provided through the formal AGM Continue ReadingMore