Tropical Arts

We are a not-for profit community theatre group based in Cairns, Australia. Tropical Arts is an organisation that prides itself on community engagment through the medium of theatre production.

What’s On?

Official Disability Action Week Event
“Tropical Arts Charity Race Night”

A night of fun, food, entertainment and horse racing! Come join Tropical Art’s in the Trinity Room of the Rydges Tradewinds for their 1st Annual Charity Race Night on Friday September 16th as part of Disability Action Week.

Your $10 Ticket includes finger food AND Entry to Fashions on the Field, where the best dressed male and female will win a fantastic prize!

Place your bets and hold your breath as we run 8 races, the luckiest punters with the most wins at the end of the night can take home some MAJOR prizes. Bets only $2

There will be a cash bar on the night, Food will be provided by ARC Disability Services and the fab crew at Cafe Connect!
BUY YOUR TICKETS HERE: www.trybooking.com/MRUM

Major Sponsors

Tropical Arts    Thank you    Rydges

Major Prize Sponsors:
1st Prize – 1 Nights accommodation for 2 at the newly renovated Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas, Breakfast included.
2nd Prize – Trip for 2 on a Pak 1 thanks to Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises valued at $180.00
“Snorkel, swim, dive or relax on a Great Barrier Reef tour to Green Island with Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises for a day in tropical paradise”


3rd Prize – Trip for 2 on our Calm Water Cruise or Sunset Cruise with thanks to Cairns Harbour Cruises valued at $92.00
“Cairns Harbour & Sunset Cruises offer a scenic Cairns half day tour spotting crocodiles and other stunning wildlife in the Cairns waterway or relax and unwind at night on one of the top ten things to do in Cairns the Cairns Sunset Cruise. If you wish you can also combine our popular Cairns Sunset Cruise with optional Dinner at one of Cairns top restaurants Dundee’s on the waterfront for our Sunset Dinner Cruise package.”

What’s Been On …?


This years Shakespeare at the Tanks launched with all battles, murder and mayhem for which Shakespeare’s infamous “Scottish Play”  is reknown launched on Friday 23 October with an all inclusive caste delivering a dramatic performance of the kind that only the Tropical Arts can deliver .. this time also  in Auslang

Come along to any of the performances at Cairn’s Tanks 3 (see the poster above), noting that the final performance will be on this years Halloween Saturday 31 October 2015




FNQ One Act Play Festival

Celebrating its 59th year, the Annual FNQ One Act Play Festival is a proud tradition in our region that Tropical Arts has the pleasure of hosting in 2015. Join us at the Centre of Contemporary Arts from the 24th to 26th of July and celebrate the diverse talent this region has to offer.  For more information go to the COCA website.

Applications for the festival close June 14th.

Download the application pack here – FNQ OAPF APP PACK 2015

2015 Production Announced!!!

Tropical Arts is proud to announce “MACBETH” as its production for 2015. Macbeth has certainly been in waiting for a while and 2015 felt like the year to bring the witches to life.  For more information on the show including season dates take a look at the “current show” page.

Theatre is the answer to everything