Roola Boola Children’s Arts Festival

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 Roola Boola Children's Arts Festival is ten days packed full of intimate performances, workshops and activities to ignite children's imagination.  

 Returning July 2019.  

 

The 2018 included the below program and performances

Roola Boola Program 2018

 

Super Amazing Giant Girl

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(photo by Theresa Harrison)

“A treat for mini humans and normal humans alike” Australian Stage. Direct from SOLD OUT shows in Melbourne, Adelaide and Castlemaine. A hilarious parable exploring the challenges of fitting in when you’re a Super Amazing Giant! Action packed and interactive, this theatre show for kids combines thrilling circus, absurd comedy and ingenious physical theatre.

★★★★ Herald Sun

 

 

 

 

 

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Rub-a- dub-dub, The Dummies are back with some splish splashing circus set to drown you in tears of laughter.

From the makers of hit show Trash Test Dummies comes a new production of oceanic proportions! Splash Test Dummies are here, ready to roll out their beach towels and spring into a brand new hour of circus-filled hilarity for the whole family. See a brilliant array of catch-your-breath stunt work, acrobatics, juggling and the side-splitting, slapstick comedy for which the Dummies are famous.

★★★★ ½

The Age

 

 

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Victorian State Ballet will bring this timeless and much loved fairy tale classic to the stage.

The story is retold through excellent staging, simple and direct mime, superb classical ballet technique and choreography which honour the spirit of this great classical work - promising to be an inspiring, entertaining and memorable experience for the whole family!

 

 

 

FoRT

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FoRT delves into the art of play and the creation of worlds from everyday objects. Two strange characters appear hunting for whispers of adventure. In a series of vignettes a couch, table, cushions, sheets and broomsticks transform into rockets, trampolines, cliffs and tents… places to explore. Images appear and disappear. FoRT is full of ridiculous clowning, spectacular acrobatics, and poetic visual imagery which celebrates the kind of creative genius that has been known to turn lounge rooms into volcanoes, trees into castles and cardboard boxes into racing cars.

Weekly Award Winner Adelaide Fringe 2018

(These performances will not be Auslan interpreted however they include strong visual content and can be enjoyed by Deaf, hard of hearing and ESL audiences)