A new season of theatre designed for children and young people will open at The University of Western Australia and run between Thursday 3 May and Friday 20 July.
The 2018 Young People’s Performance Season will showcase a range of performances including theatre, puppetry, street performers and music at the Octagon and Dolphin theatres.
New Owner (3-5 May)
From the creators of It’s Dark Outside, The Last Great Hunt present a show combining puppetry, live action and animation through a dog’s eyes. New Owner is a show about friendship, loss, and new beginnings. It was nominated for Best Presentation for Children at the 2017 Helpmann Awards (best for ages 7+)
The Little Hoo Haa: Big Laughs for Little People (2-14 July)
The Little HOO-HAA! is improvised comedy at its finest and funniest. Interactive, engaging and hilarious, The Little HOO-HAA! is big laughs for little people. Mum and Dad will have just as much fun as the little ones (best for ages 6+)
Josephine Wants to Dance (20 July)
Josephine Wants to Dance isa theatrical performance that tells the story of dreams, believing in yourself and a dancing kangaroo. From the hugely popular picture book by Jackie French and Bruce Whatley, Monkey Baa Theatre Company brings us this delightful adaptation (best for ages 4+)
Bookings can be made at ticketsWA.com (no booking fees apply) or by phoning 6488 2440 mid-day to 4pm during weekdays. A $5 charge for phone bookings applies.
Madeline Joll (Programming Manager, University Theatres) (+61 8) 6488 1481 / 0417 997 754
Jess Reid (UWA Media and Public Relations Advisor) (+61 8) 6488 3229