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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
It’s whip-cracking fun
Reviews

It’s whip-cracking fun

17 January 2021

The skills and scary stunts on display in The Leaping Lillies have the young audience holding their breath, junior reviewer Bethany Stopher finds.

Reading time • 4 minutesFringe World Festival
How Alex got her luck back
Reviews

How Alex got her luck back

17 January 2021

There’s a lesson in all the clever acting and great fun of The Lucky Cat, as junior reviewer Asha Grandage discovers.

Reading time • 3 minutesFringe World Festival
Ballet dancers in toy costumes line up under an enormous Christmas tree Magical winter wonderland
Kids

Magical winter wonderland

24 November 2020

Junior reviewer Saskia Haluszkiewicz describes the immersive experience of being swept up into Clara’s world in the Nutcracker.

Reading time • 4 minutesDance
Sarah Ross as Cuddlepie and Keigo Muto as Snugglepot. Photo by Bradbury Photography Whimsical ballet is cute as pie
Kids

Whimsical ballet is cute as pie

30 September 2020

May Gibbs’ bush adventure story has been brought to life as a ballet and junior reviewer Bethany Stopher delights in the fun and playful choreography.

Reading time • 5 minutesDance
A boy playing the piano reading from a tablet Kids in COVID
Features

Kids in COVID

24 June 2020

Let’s hear from the kids! Seesaw’s junior reviewers share their experience of lockdown, and how engaging with the arts helped them through.

Reading time • 8 minutesMusic
A girl is suspended mid-air by silk scarves Hope and friendship
Reviews

Hope and friendship

25 January 2020

“It was like your eyes were dancing around too!” Seesaw’s junior reviewer describes the choreography in A Thousand Cranes.

Reading time • 4 minutesDance
A boy and a girl playing video games with father watching School musical on trend
Reviews

School musical on trend

20 January 2020

There’s a ring of authenticity when a 13 year old reviews a school musical by an up and coming youth theatre group. Bethany Stopher shares her insights into Amore Stage Production’s new show.

Reading time • 4 minutesMusic
Chihiro Nomura as Alice and Juan Carlos Osma as Lewis Carroll in ALICE (in wonderland). Photo by Scott Dennis (14).JPG Chihiro Nomura as Alice and Juan Carlos Osma as Lewis Carroll in ALICE (in wonderland). Photo by Scott Dennis (14).JPG Whimsical and wonderful: an Alice for all ages
Reviews

Whimsical and wonderful: an Alice for all ages

26 November 2019

Junior reviews: West Australian Ballet, Alice (in wonderland) · His Majesty’s Theatre · Reviews by Bethany Stopher (13) and Saskia Haluszkiewicz, aged 9 · Opening night,…

Reading time • 6 minutesDance
St John Cowcher as Alvin Sputnik St John Cowcher performs as Alvin Sputnik Alvin dives deep into climate change
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Alvin dives deep into climate change

9 October 2019

Junior AWESOME Review: The Last Great Hunt, The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer ⋅ The Blue Room Theatre, October 8 ⋅ Review by Oliver Haluszkiewicz…

Reading time • 3 minutesTheatre

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Cleaver Street Studio

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