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We are delighted to present our very own theatre production this October in partnership with the City of Greater Geraldton and the Geraldton Regional Art Gallery

Coast tells the story of a couple returning to Geraldton and their encounter with a young woman who provokes them to confront their own lives, identities and hopes for the future of their unborn child, and come to terms with the sometimes troubling, ghosts from the past.

Set in contemporary Geraldton, with historical flashbacks to the forces and events which forged Geraldton’s character, the play explores often in a comic way, the complexities and contradictions of the tricks, truths and distortions of memory and the positives and drawbacks of returning to a place where vivid and formative experiences occurred.

Coast will premiere at 7.30pm on Saturday 19 October at the Queens Park Theatre with the doors opening at 6.30pm.

A matinee will also take place on Sunday 20 October at 2.30pm.

Main cast

Grace Victoria Coast

Grace Victoria


Grace Victoria's professional debut was as Zina in Solzhenitsyn's 'The Love Girl an The Innocent' (dir. Matthew Dunster) at the Southwark Playhouse in London in 2013.Whilst training at Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) from 2011 - 2013, Grace received the Sally Burton Shakespeare Award training.This year, Grace has just returned from the prestigious School at Steppenwolf program at Steppenwold Theatre Company in Chicago, IL.

Felix Johnson Coast

Felix Johnson


Felix graduated from WAAPA in 2013. He has starred in television, theatre and short films such as Picnic at Hanging Rock, Fierce and Polymorphia.

Abbie-Lee Lewis Coast

Abbie-Lee Lewis


Abbie-Lee Lewis graduated from WAAPA with a Bachelor of Performing Arts as well as a Certificate IV in Aboriginal Performance. She has appeared in films I Love You Fish and Project Petey DNA as well as a theatre production of Macbeth.

Writer and Director


Chris Edmund Coast

Chris Edmund

I was Head of the Acting Department at The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) where I had a major role in developing their world renowned acting training.Over the period I spent at the Academy I directed many productions from a range of classical, contemporary and new plays. I championed new writing, commissioned works from leading writers and brought in directors of national and international standing. I was active in positioning my course internationally and visited Hong Kong, Dublin, Paris, London, Havana, St Petersburg and Moscow to set up exchanges between other theatre schools.I wrote and devised a series of major plays which were superbly reviewed and have been published. Actors trained under my guidance include Hugh Jackman, Frances O’Connor and Jai Courtney. I have directed over 150 productions worldwide including works in London (Gate Theatre (Comic Pictures, Loonies), Riverside Studios (The Sea), Hong Kong (APA The Cherry Orchard, The Caucasian Chalk Circle), Dublin (Dirty Laundry) Sao Paulo, Brazil, ( Redemption) and Singapore (History of the Jade Chopsticks).

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This project is made possible with funding from the Australian Government's Building Better Regions Fund and the Western Australian Government's Raise the Roof Funding Program.