Wake up; there is a boy here who is to teach us to fly...
JM Barrie's childhood classic takes flight for only four performances in this immersive setting at Gold Coast's beautiful Broadwater Parklands, promising to be a soaring theatrical experience like no other. Join Peter and Wendy in their plight against Captain Hook and their rebellion against growing as they journey through Neverland.
Andrew is currently completing a Bachelor of Theatre and Performance with the University of New England and is the Founder and Artistic Director of Technicolour Theatre Company. His directing credits include: Little Shop of Horrors (Players Theatre Company - Australia Day Award Nom), Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (University of New England), Wizard of Oz (PTC), Popular Mechanicals (UNE), Comedy of Errors (Centre Stage Theatre), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Spotlight Youth Theatre), The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Spotlight Theatrical Company), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (STC, 3 GPTA Noms), Oliver! (STC, under the patronage of Shelia Bradley; Australia’s original ‘Nancy’), Curtains (BTG, 11 GPTA Noms inc Best Director), Kiss Me, Kate! (GCLT, 14 GPTA Noms inc Best Director and winner of 4 Dolphin Awards), Fifth Wall (GCLT, Regional Premiere), GeSS Education TVC (Channel 10), The Government Inspector (Javeenbah Theatre) and Peter Pan (Technicolour Theatre Company). In 2020, Andrew was the Producer of 'Romeo and Juliet' (Technicolour Theatre Company) and in 2019 he was the Convenor and Curator for the 2019 Gold Coast Festival of One Act Plays, facilitating the development and premiere of three new Australian Plays.
Acting credits include: ‘Hilestacov’ in The Government Inspector (PTC), ‘Dromio’ in The Comedy of Errors (UNE), ‘Peter Quince’ in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (UNE), ‘Borachio’ in Much Ado About Nothing (Popinjay’n’Uncle), ‘Hortensio’ in Taming of the Shrew (Shepherds Purse Theatre), ‘Cecil Graham’ in Lady Windermere’s Fan (GCLT. DA Nom), ‘Anthony Hope’ in Sweeney Todd (PTC), ‘Jack’ in Into the Woods (EPC), ‘Lewis’ in Pippin (STC), ‘Geek/Dad/Cop’ in Heathers (STC), ‘Barnaby Tucker’ in Hello Dolly (GCLT. GPTA Nom) and ‘Michael Minetti’ in Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks (JT).
For children’s theatre and pantomime: ‘Mrs Twit’ in Roald Dahl’s: The Twits and ‘Grandpa’ in Dr Seuss’s: Butter Battles (UNE), ‘Mother Gothal’ in Rapunzel (STC), ‘Muddles’ in Little Red Riding Hood (PTC), ‘Prince Pekoe’ in Aladdin (PTC), ‘Jingles’ in King Arthur (PTC), ‘Badger’ in Wind in the Willows (Hastings Theatre) and ‘Lord Vermin’ in Utter Garbage (HT).
CP is proud to have held the position of 'Theatre Academic Mentor' for Earle Page College at the University of New England (Securing a Resident Fellowship and Cultural Bursary for achievements in Performing Arts), resident senior drama teacher at Spotlight Theatrical Company (2016-18), resident Head Tutor for Technicolour Theatre Company (2019-present) and Senior Drama Tutor for 'Raise Your Voice Workshops' (2017-present). Andrew is an award winning lighting designer and choreographer, winning two Dolphin awards for his work on Lady Windermere’s Fan in 2017 and has been nominated in the Gold Palm Theatre Awards for his various set and lighting designs. In 2018 he accepted a 'Special President's Award' for services to Gold Coast Little Theatre, founded Technicolour Theatre Company and its adjacent Youth Ensemble.
Andrew Cockroft-Penman (CP)
Directed and Designed
Featuring original composition by Elias Kokkoris, Jeremy Sand, Jamee Seeto
Directed and Designed By Andrew Cockroft-Penman
Adapted by the Company after JM Barrie
Production Manager – Naomi Mole
Fight Choreography – Luke McConnell
Videography by Briana Mirabile
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"Technicolours' current production of Peter Pan is wonderful! A world or bliss and creativity under the magical fairy lights on the Parklands. I felt taken to this world and forgot where I was, on a balmy Saturday evening. I have so much admiration for the young people involved in this show being shown such creativity and an avenue for a beautiful expression. I can't wait to see what's next for this highly creative and inspired company."
"Just came back from seeing Peter Pan by Technicolor Theatre Company. Absolutely breathtaking, pure magic. The professionalism and dedication of the entire cast and crew shines throughout this performance. So excited for the future of TTC."
"Had the joy of seeing Peter Pan over the weekend. What a wonderful show! I was blown away by all the creativity and colour. The performers were fantastic, and director Andrew CP’s style is absolutely phenomenal. I can’t wait to see what TTC has to offer in the future"
"Such an Innovative way of bringing Peter Pan to life...such talented direction & portrayal of a classic tale! Andrew is a true Star"
"I saw Peter Pan at the Broadwater Parklands, and it was so beautifully set! What a unique take on theatre, ten out of ten recommend keeping an eye on the productions this company will be turning out"