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  • Three paper puppets of Australian native animals in front of a cream paper backdrop Spring gig guide for kids
    Kids

    Spring gig guide for kids

    16 September 2021

    Spring in Perth offers the very best range of arts events for children. Check out our gig guide for your next fabulous family experience.

    Reading time • 5 minutesMulti-arts
  • A man in tights and wearing an emu puppet stands on a circular stage surrounded by a cardboard bush set and various props How the arts equip children for life
    Features

    How the arts equip children for life

    7 September 2021

    Why do children need the arts? AWESOME Festival director Jenny Simpson says the arts are fundamental to the development of children, help teenagers stay sane and keep on giving for adults too.

    Reading time • 9 minutesMulti-arts
  • Operatic adaptation delights young and old
    Kids

    Operatic adaptation delights young and old

    15 July 2021

    Composer Emma Jayakumar offers a fresh twist on an Australian classic children’s book. Claire Coleman and junior reviewer Saskia Haluszkiewicz find plenty of common ground in their responses.

    Reading time • 7 minutesTheatre
  • Summer fun has a dark side
    Reviews

    Summer fun has a dark side

    7 July 2021

    Shaun Tan’s classic picture book about the complexities of childhood makes a seamless – and wordless – transition to the stage. Lydia Edwards and junior reviewer Sascha Bott are charmed by this new Spare Parts Puppet Theatre production.

    Reading time • 6 minutesTheatre
  • A model of the ship Batavia built out of lego Winter gig guide for kids
    Kids

    Winter gig guide for kids

    25 June 2021

    Stay active during the winter holidays with this list of family-friendly arts experiences that will warm the body and the heart.

    Reading time • 7 minutesMulti-arts
  • Two women and a man in bright costumes make bubbles from string. They are standing under trees Foolish fun makes great debut
    Kids

    Foolish fun makes great debut

    14 April 2021

    Total Theatre Company make their professional debut with a circus-infused production of Alice that Rosalind Appleby and junior reviewer Bethany Stopher say had younger children enthralled.

    Reading time • 7 minutesTheatre
  • a young man with flowers in his hair and face painting holds a dragon puppet in his hand Where fairies dance and dragons lurk
    Kids

    Where fairies dance and dragons lurk

    12 April 2021

    The Beyond Realms is a new children’s theatre group making magic at the Subiaco Arts Centre Junior reviewers Isabel and Eddy Greentree review their school holiday show.

    Reading time • 5 minutesTheatre
  • A woman in a skirt and black hat and wand sits on a broom stick, next to a puppet dog (being held from behind by a man) and a girl in a striped cat suit. Family fun at the theatre
    Kids

    Family fun at the theatre

    8 April 2021

    Need a school holiday belly laugh? There’s room for everyone in this heart-warming theatrical adaptation of Julia Donaldson’s classic book Room on the Broom, finds Rosalind Appleby.

    Reading time • 4 minutesTheatre
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Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio