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Crete Street Studio

Welcome to Crete Street Studio – BTG’s exciting Youth Theatre Program, formally known as JETS. 2022 marks the third year of our new and redesigned youth program. We looking forward to the benefits this program has for our students, whether it be assisting them at school, their future careers, or just exploring their hobbies and passions. We welcome you to the Crete Street family whether you are a returning student, or a fresh face.

As our new program begins to grow, we hope to provide you with all information needed to make your Studio experience memorable, enjoyable and educational.

Key Documents

Information Pack 2022
Enrolments & Payments
Enrolment Guide

2022 is now well underway and enrolments are still open for all classes!

Term 2 resumes Tuesday April 19th

Please note; there are some changes to the timetable for 2022. All updated and correct information is below in the 2022 Information Pack

Acting 1a – 4pm
S&D 1 – 5pm
Acting 1b – 6pm

For up-to-date notices, stay tuned to our Facebook page or our Instagram account.

Crete Street Studio Tutors

Matthew French

Matthew French is an actor, musician, and tutor based in Brisbane. He has a Bachelor of Acting and Performance from the University of Canberra and has been teaching acting at CSS since 2020.

Matthew is looking forward to seeing new and familiar faces, encouraging and challenging students to grow and progress.

Matthew will be teaching Speech & Drama 2, Acting 2 and Facilitating CS Collective.

Contact Matthew

Ren Gerry

Ren is no stranger to the Beenleigh Theatre Group Family. Ren has quite literally spent most of their life here. Ren is a advocate of the performing arts featuring in many shows in the local community. Ren has also been a tutor at Crete Street Studio for over 5 years. Ren’s experience with the program and their career is invaluable in providing students with the opportunity to learn.

Ren, this year, is teaching Speech & Drama 1 and Acting 1.

Contact Ren

Mikeal Bobart

Mikeal Bobart is Brisbane based performer who graduated from a Bachelor of Theatre (Music Theatre) at the Central Queensland Conservatorium of Music in 2020. She has been involved in musicals and shows since she was a child, contributing in different ways from directing, working on sound and lighting to being on stage herself. Mikeal is very excited to be able to share her love for the creative arts with young people at CSS.

Mikeal will be teaching Music Theatre 1 and 2.

Contact Mikeal

Frequently Asked Questions

When are classes?2022-05-22T11:39:23+10:00

Classes are held Mondays – Thursdays from 4pm. A specific timetable is provided above.

Who runs CSS?2022-05-22T11:39:04+10:00

Crete Street Studio is run by a team of VOLUNTEERS who are part of the Beenleigh Theatre Group Committee. These people are;

    1. Chris Art – Registered Teacher | Theatre Nerd

    2. Bradley Chapman – Registered Teacher | Performer/Director/Creator

    3. Trinette Avery– Theatre Professional | Performer/Creator


Crete Street Studio does issue refunds on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us via email or Facebook if a refund is requested.

How do I pay?2022-05-22T11:38:12+10:00

Payment is made when you officially enroll into Crete Street Studio. This is ONLINE ONLY. Make sure you select the correct Streams and term options for what you want to enroll into. (If you do make a mistake, we will happily refund, however this does take a couple of days)

What/where is the ‘Greenroom’?2022-05-22T11:37:52+10:00

The ‘Greenroom’ is just like a dressing room in a theatre, however it is usually where rehearsals and other similar activities take place. At Crete Street Theatre, the Greenroom is accessed through the complex carpark. As you come down into the carpark, you’ll see the Red Door next to the air-conditioning units on your left.

What is the best way to contact tutors?2022-05-22T11:37:28+10:00

Messaging our Facebook page is the quickest way to contact a tutor, unless they have specifically arranged something different. Otherwise, sending us an email will also work as this will be forwarded to the tutor for a reply.

How do I enroll?2022-05-22T11:37:10+10:00

You can enroll by following using the links within the Key Documents box above. This will will take you to our Trybooking. A ‘How To’ guide for navigating enrolment is housed within this box too.

Can I join a class at any time?2022-05-22T11:36:08+10:00

Yes! Classes can be joined at anytime, however, we don’t recommend joining close to a showcase as classes will generally be preparing for that.

Can I trial a class before committing to pay?2022-05-22T11:35:44+10:00

Yes! We usually allow a 2 week trial period before we start requesting payment be made.

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