Cate Blanchett's Sydney Theater Goes Green


Cate Blanchett


'We could be well on our way to becoming the first green arts precinct in the world,' the actress said on the launch of the theater which now has solar panels.

Cate Blanchett donned a hard hat to launch an eco-friendly construction project at her Sydney Theatre Company headquarters in Australia on Friday, June 25. The actress, who is the artistic director of the company, has thrown her support behind the Greening the Wharf initiative, which will see 1,900 solar panels installed in The Wharf Theatre at Sydney's Walsh Bay.

The panels will provide 70 per cent of the theatre's electricity requirements - and the "Elizabeth: The Golden Age" star wants more companies to follow their example by investing in green energy alternatives.

Speaking at the launch, she told reporters, "Perhaps this whole area stretching from Barangaroo along Hickson Road and all the way to the Opera House (could be done up). We could be well on our way to becoming the first green arts precinct in the world. It's not just the Sydney Theatre Company benefiting from the support of the Department of Climate Change but every single cultural company down here."

The actress has spent the last three years helping raise funds for the $4.5 million project.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Report: Drake Is Actually Gay and His Rihanna Romance Is Fake
  2. Audrina Patridge Shares Sweet Photo of Her Breastfeeding Her Daughter
  3. Angelina Jolie Found Photos of Selena Gomez and Other Women on Brad Pitt's Phone?
  4. Did Faith Evans Just Expose Her Vagina in Front of the Crowd? See the Evidence!
  5. Rob Kardashian Tweets Kylie's Number as He Blasts His Family for Snubbing Blac Chyna
  6. North West Serves as Flower Girl at a Wedding and Dances Adorably at the Party
  7. Justin Bieber Is Reportedly Pursuing Pamela Anderson
  8. Angelina Jolie Reportedly Turns to Johnny Depp Amid Brad Pitt Divorce
  9. Orlando Bloom and Malin Akerman Have Steamy Threesome on Netflix's 'Easy'
  10. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Do Have a Pre-Nup. So, Who's the Big Winner?

CELEBS PHOTO