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Happy Holidays!

14 December 2018

Queensland schools, South Australian schools and half of Northern Territory break up today.

WA, Tassie and the other half of NT broke up yesterday.

Hang in there ACT, Vic and NSW!

Have a wonderful break. You deserve it!

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Latest Presenter Profile for 2019

13 December 2018

New Zealand Playhouse are touring Victoria and Tasmania with their show The Tortoise and the Hare in 2019. Check out their profile here.

Arts Learning Festival, run by the Independent Schools Association, is back May 2-4, 2019 in Melbourne. Lots of really interesting events, for all levels, linked to the curriculum. There are also Teacher Workshops, including the amusingly titled Teaching Dad to Dance (image above). Some events already sold out, so if your'e interested, book now. Check all the events here.

CDP Theatre Producers tour works for children and families nationally. Next year they have six productions touring, including The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom and Billionaire Boy. Check out the details here.

Monkey Baa Theatre Company, based in Sydney, is one of our oldest, most credentialled companies specialising in work for young people. Their 2019 season is amazingly diverse. Offering national tours, in-school incursions as well as seasons in their very own theatre at Darling Harbour. See the whole program here. 

Mashed Theatre, an incursion company, based in Queensland, but touring also to NSW and NT is our latest profile. Specialising more in events for secondary students, they offer works about Sustainability to Shakespeare. Check out their 2019 program here. 

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12 December 2018

Your fellow teachers are booking earlier to ensure they get our shows when it best suits. Why not book in advance? There are no disadvantages in doing so. 

Image: Devising Performance

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Last week of school for most states and territories. Yippee!

10 December 2018

Poor old ACT and VIC don't finish until DEC 21. Do the Education Depts really think that extra week will be productive??

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Summer for all in temperate parts of Australia

2 December 2018

We're thinking of all in Brisbane with the fires and Sydney with the floods. Hope your Summer is safe.

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Last SFS enews for the year coming out soon.

26 November 2018

Subscribers can expect our enews this week or next, depending on which state you're in.

Not a subscriber??

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Dancers/Choreographers - extend your international experience

19 November 2018


Applications for the Tanja Leidtke Scholarship for 2019 are open now and close 14 December.

Open to Australian citizens aged 20- 35 years.

Scholarship includes return flights to Berlin and 3,000 Euros.

Go here for more information

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Happy Friday!

16 November 2018

Mid-November. The end is in sight!

Enjoy the last few weeks.

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Wow - 120,000 kids booked into our shows so far this year!

14 November 2018

Thanks teachers for going to the trouble of organising great experiences for your students. We appreciate you and your support of Shows For Schools! 

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Congrats to International Award-winning Dream Puppets!

12 November 2018

Victoria's Dream Puppets company has just won another international award in competition at the Shanghai International Puppet Festival this month. They beat companies from Europe, Asia and the Middle East to win the Visual Art Design Award. Congratulations!

This company of just two people - Richard Hart and Julia Davis, offer the Dreamer series of shows to Primary schools as an incursion. Lucky students to see such a credentialled company in their own school! There's even a Christmas themed Dreamer show - Dreamer's Night Before Christmas in Space (image above)


Shows For Schools is proud to be associated with a company bringing high quality perfomance to students at an affordable price.

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Melbourne Cup Today

6 November 2018

May a horse win. Enjoy the day, Victorians and all those who take a moment to celebrate and even wear a hat.

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Last month of Spring.

1 November 2018

Happy November everyone.

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