Wednesday, 15 June 2011

Performance, Art, Animation + Design in July School Holidays

Image: Cynthia Sciberras

School Holidays are fast approaching... What do you have planned? Here is a quick overview of some great ideas in Sydney for all ages to explore.

Aleksander and the Robot Maid | 1- 9 July | Seymour
Part of the new Reginald season, this Australian play written by Caleb Lewis looks like fun for all ages. An original steam - punk adventure where childhood curiosity and friendship prevail.
Age group: 8 to 108 years

Boat | 4- 16 July | Darlinghurst Theatre
Terrapin Theatre brings this piece about mariners Jof and Nic and their captivating journey on the high seas to the stage.
Age group: 5 to 12 years

Emily Eyefinger | 11- 16 July | Seymour Centre
Based on Duncan Ball series, Emily Eyefinger is the story of an adventurous heroine, Emily, who born with an extraordinary gift, an eye on the end of her finger.
Age Group: 5- 10 years

Hairspray | Until 7 August | Lyric Theatre
Based on the John Waters film, "Hairspray" looks like a great option if you have kids that love to sing and dance. Introduce them to the world of musicals.

Look at me: What do you see? | 4 - 15 July | Art Gallery of NSW
The kids can explore the new contemporary galleries at the Art Gallery of NSW with the stress free "Look at me: What do you see?" Interactive character tour.
Age Group: 3 and over

Stop Motion! Workshop | 11 - 13 July | PACT
Work with experienced animator Lucinda Clutterbuck to learn and develop animation skills using pixilation and stop motion photography with digital camera, and a combination of digital and traditional image making.
Age group: 13- 15 years

Architectural Science for Kids | 5-7 and 12-14 July | Powerhouse Museum
Architecture is a practical application of design and engineering. In this hands on workshop children will create architectural structures.
Age Group: 8 - 12 years

Underbelly Arts - The Lab | 3-12 July | Cockatoo Island
Visit Cockatoo Island for a free daily tour to watch the Underbelly artists at work and learn about their projects they create, build experiment, workshop, write and rehearse a diverse program of work.