Young Australian Broadway Chorus

The Young Australian Broadway Chorus (YABC) is a vibrant musical theatre course for young people aged 8-18, providing an exciting mix of tuition and on stage performance.  Locations across metro Melbourne. 
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YABC: History

Prior to 1995 the company was only know as the Victorian Youth Theatre.  During this year the VYT presented a musical, SALAD DAYS, as an end of year production featuring the entire school.  From this it became apparent that many of the advanced students were keen to extend their musical theatre skills. As a result, in 1996, four musical theatre ensembles were created.  This year concluded with a season of GODSPELL at the Gasworks Theatre.  Subsequent seasons included MAN OF LA MANCHA, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, OLIVER! and RAGS.

In 1999, the musical theatre ensembles became the Young Australian Broadway Chorus (YABC).  This year also saw the first of our musical theatre gala performances at the National Theatre.

In December 2008 the YABC celebrated its 10th anniversary with a special end of year show at the National Theatre.  Excerpts from RAGS, SALAD DAYS, GODSPELL, and MAN OF LA MANCHA were performed alongside other classic and modern musical theatre extracts.

At the end of 2013, the YABC celebrated its 15th anniversary and its 30th season at the National Theatre.

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