Helpmann Awards 2015

July 28th, 2015

Some of the Monkey Baa team had an amazing night last night attending the Annual Helpmann Award Ceremony at the Capitol Theatre, Sydney. There were some baaaa-rilliant performances and we are all so pleased to be a part of such a strong and vibrant industry. We are incredibly proud to have been amongst the nominees last night and our …

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Tickets are now on-sale for our September School Holiday season. This September Monkey Baa Theatre Company presents Ailie Cohen’s ‘The Secret Life of Suitcases’ from 28th September to 2nd October. For more information and to book tickets please click here

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Monkey Baa Co-Creative Director/Producer Tim McGarry and Dr Rachel Perry (Monkey Baa’s education consultant) presented a brilliant workshop at the recent Drama NSW conference, ‘Game Changer’. The workshop gave teachers practical ways of utilising mobile devices (smart phones, tablets, lap tops) in the classroom. It was a fun, innovative and energising experience, with many teachers …

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We are very proud to announce that Pete the Sheep has been nominated for Best Presentation for Children in the 2015 Helpmann Awards! Congratulations to the incredible team that helped us to create, stage and tour this beautiful play – Jonathan Biggins, Phil Scott, James Browne, Matt Marshall, Kingsley Reeve, Andrew James, Nat Jobe, Jeff …

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Through extensive research, Monkey Baa Co-Creative Director Sandie Eldridge has written a new play to honour the Centenary of WW1. The Unknown Soldier is a powerful and deeply moving piece of theatre. It’s week 2 of rehearsals and the characters are coming to life in the rehearsal room. Don’t miss our 2 GP shows Sat …

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Great interview with Director John Saunders in the Daily Telegraph, Thursday 2 April by Chris Hook. “There are so many qualities to the show that young people identify with,” Saunders says. “It’s very knockabout with lots of clowning and lots of slapstick, because they’ve all lost their bums and their pants are falling down. Adults …

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NEWSFLASH! The search for Clever Monkeys begins… Our Clever Monkeys (Eva, Tim and Sandie) are creating five fantastic new plays for 3 – 18 year olds and need your support… We are looking for Clever Monkeys (aged 3-18) to share their ideas and passions, come to readings and rehearsals, give us feedback and help us …

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Monkey Baa Theatre Company had some fantastic young artists show off their talents over the weekend. Learning techniques from Anne Spudvilas, the illustrator of The Peasant Prince, the workshop participants put charcoal to paper and drew some fantastic artworks!    

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Monkey Baa is welcoming the Year of the Sheep with two charcoal drawing workshops with Anne Spudvilas, illustrator of Li Cunxin’s  beautiful children’s book, “The Peasant Prince” on Saturday 21 Feb. For more information and tickets, please click HERE.

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Monkey Baa Theatre Company opens our 2015 education season, with a powerful play about the one punch phenomenon. As well as school performances, we will be hosting an evening performance of Zeal Theatre’s King-Hit. Not shying away from the tough issues, King-Hit offers an alternative to potentially fatal decisions, peer pressure and anti-social behaviour. A must …

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