The 2019 Schools Program contains a range of shows relevant for school groups across all primary and secondary grades. In addition, many of these shows include various workshops, educational packs and teacher resources along with some unique educational opportunities.
7 June 2019, 10am & Midday
When Joe arrives at his new school, life really gets tough. Facing the school bully, his Dad’s new girlfriend and the world’s worst school canteen, Joe is about to learn that money might buy you a lot in Raj’s shop,but it can’t buy you everything. David Walliams best-selling book comes to life on stage for 6-12 year olds – and their adults! Don’t miss this original Australian adaptation as the team behind Mr Stink and The 13-, 26-, 52- and 78-Storey Treehouses live on stage return with songs, laughs and yes, that cat sick and sweet potato mash from the canteen…
16 July 2019, 11am
Featuring Circa’s dexterous daredevil artists, and joined onstage by a live accordionist, Wolfgang is designed to amaze people from the age of three and upwards. Come and discover his irrepressible spirit through physical comedy and mischievous antics. Experience the latest family-friendly production from Circa, featuring a fusion of circus, movement and music. Watch as the notes are physically lifted off the page as performers bring the renowned compositions to life amidst a storm of powder, tumbles and crashes, all under the eccentric swirl of the conductor’s baton.
The Young King
21 August 2019, 9.30am & 12.30pm
The achingly beautiful and tender language of Oscar Wilde joins the intimate and magical world of internationally acclaimed Adelaide theatre company,
Slingsby. Journey in wonder, to a land of challenging choices and rich rewards.
Roald Dahl’s The Twits
12 September 2019, 10am & 12.30pm
Playfulness and tricks are more successful than following the rules in this classic Roald Dahl story, making it fantastically well suited to the grotesque world of puppet theatre. The perfect show for encouraging students to reflect on their treatment of others.
11 October 2019, 10am & Midday
Spot and his friends are off on a new adventure to visit Spot’s Dad on the farm and meet the farm animals. But when they arrive, all the animals are lost! Can Spot and his friends find them all? They might need a little help from their new friends in the audience…
Eric Hill’s beloved puppy comes to life on stage with puppetry, songs, and puzzles for children aged 2+ and their adults.