Emilio Ricciuti brings alive the true story of Pasquale as he comes to Australia for the first time in 1950. This unique story is based on Emilio’s father and is told through dance and theater, revealing historical and cultural insights to one of Australia’s most significant migrant communities. The presentation ends with a celebratory traditional dance of southern Italy – …
Students will be introduced to the traditional masks and characters of this historical Italian theatre form in this clever comedy. Make an enquiry!
‘The Greatest Pie In The World’ has been crafted by proud baker Pantalone for his love interest Columbina. This comedy follows clumsy servant Arlecchino as he attempts to deliver the pie under the attentive eye of Scaramouche the thief! This program features music, dance, slapstick and iconic Commedia dell’ Arte characters. Make an enquiry!
Engage with language and culture through a range of nine classic fairytales and stories told through exquisitely crafted traditional European hand puppets. The performances feature audience participation and are available in French, Italian, Spanish and German. Make an enquiry!
Flamenco incorporates dance, music and singing and has a rich, multicultural history influenced by Roma, Arab, West African and Spanish cultures. The music is created with instrumental guitar, uniquevocals, clapping rhythms and other percussion. Students will have to opportunity to try the accompanying ‘palmas’ and learn some of the dance moves for themselves. Make an enquiry!
In this high-energy interactive program students will discover the significance of hip-hop and urban dance culture around the world. Using a variety of super-dance able beats our presenters will create an atmosphere that will have all students up and dancing. This is the perfect introduction to the expressive, powerful world of hip-hop! Make an enquiry!
Western Creation are Noongar people of the Bibbulmun clan in Western Australia and have traveled Australia and the world promoting reconciliation and educating people about the cultures and history of Australia’s First Peoples. Led by Big Al, Western Creation aims to open the eyes of students through storytelling, truth telling, dance, visual art and history. Make an enquiry!
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This program features the voices of women from Iran and the Iranian diaspora. Iranian-Australian musician Gelareh Pour will present stories and cultures of musicians in Iran through the exploration of Iranian women singers before and after the 1979 Revolution in Iran. Throughout the storytelling Gelareh plays the Kamancheh, a fascinating and ancient Iranian string instrument which is an ancestor of …
In this interactive workshop, students will discover the rhythms and sounds of the traditional music styles of southern Italy. The castanettes, the diatonic accordion, the tamburello, the putipu and the ciaramella are some of the instruments that bring energy and melody to this program! Then, with the infectious live music backing them, students will practice the lively folk dance the …