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REDinc. is ready to celebrate in the new space, Photo supplied.

It’s been a long wait, but two years on from the 2022 flood REDinc in Lismore have announced the official opening of a new Performing Arts Centre.

Designed to revitalise its performing arts programs, the refurbished space promises an enhanced experience for all, and ensures a significant expansion of REDinc services.

The 2022 destroyed the REDinc space. Photo supplied.

REDinc CEO, Marie Gale, said they are thrilled to be opening the new Performing Arts Centre. ‘This has been a long time in the making. 

‘This greatly reimagined space enables REDinc to expand its performing arts program, including dance, drama, performance choir and music.

‘Generously funded by Create NSW, this project underscores our commitment to cultural enrichment and accessibility.

Highly anticipated return

A new fresh space for REDinc. Photo supplied.

‘Naturally, there has been much anticipation from staff, participants, and the community alike, while waiting on the unveiling of this revitalized venue.’

The Performing Arts Centre grand opening is on Thursday, May 2, and is open to everyone. 

Guests will be treated to celebration of talent and community spirit that the Northern Rivers is renowned for,  with captivating performances by REDinc Artists while enjoying light refreshments.

This event begins at 5.30pm – Thursday May 2 at 79 Magellan Street, Lismore.


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