About BATS

A Short History
Founded in 1989, BATS Theatre Company has been providing performing arts opportunities to the Casey community for over 30 years. Originally formed as the Berwick Amateur Theatre Company, BATS has since spread to perform in various venues across the City of Casey. Currently based in Cranbourne, BATS rehearses and has it’s storage facility, the Belfry, at The Factory which forms part of the Casey Complex.

BATS Theatre Company’s aim is to provide the community with the opportunity to experience live theatre at an affordable price, whilst also giving budding thespians, both young and old, the opportunity to perform in a theatre.


2020/21 Committee
President: Annette Neilson
Vice President: John Pendergast
Secretary: Debbie Jenkins
Treasurer: Vicki Collier

General Committee:
Susan Bergman
Melanie Bouette
Rachel Christie
Rhys Goodwin
Taneesha Goodwin
Daniel Neilson
Emma Tabon
Michelle Zintschenko

Junior Committee
Georgie Neilson

Life Members
Sharon Maine
Susan Bergman, OAM
Jenny Black (Dec)
Clive Rogers
Susan Collier
Vicki Collier