Tag Archives: Kids In Control

The Exhilaration of Separation

There is particular exhilaration people experience when getting ready to share their project with the world. This is where Polyglot Theatre’s Artistic Director Sue Giles, along with her amazing team of collaborators are currently standing. They have been developing a new work called Separation Street for the past three years, and folks, it is now Read More »

Bringing the Outside In with Annunciation Primary School, Brooklyn

Polyglot Theatre is preparing an interactive theatre installation of animation, film, dance and sculpture with students from Annunciation Catholic Primary School, Brooklyn, premiering Friday 4 September 2015. Outside In sees students working with Polyglot Theatre artists to explore land art using the wilderness of Newport Lakes and Altona Beach as their canvas to design, create Read More »

All Children are Artists – Do you agree?

By Sue Giles All Children are Artists –  this title was given to me by Drama Victoria as a subject for the keynote address. I was free to change it in any way and it was certainly given in a spirit of understanding my own work and process, and trajectory as an artist. I found Read More »

Shaping our Community Collaborations

by Lis Blake Polyglot’s Community Collaborations team is not yet a year old but our plans are exciting and BIG! One of our key areas of focus is working in schools where children experience socio or economic disadvantage, with an interest in the transitional years, particularly Years five to eight. Why this age group? It Read More »

Polyglot in Japan

Kids Are The Boss with Polyglot Theatre’s return to Japan Polyglot Theatre returns to Minamisanriku, Japan in May to develop a new Drawbridge work in collaboration with Acchi Cocchi, bringing together children and temporary housing residents in a new creative project. This makes the second time Polyglot and Australian artists have worked with the local Read More »

Tangle WEAVE in Shepparton

Polyglot Theatre returns to Shepparton this autumn with Tangle WEAVE, a cultural exchange project between Afghani women from Kildonan Uniting Care and local Shepparton schools facilitated by Polyglot through their unique process of contemporary art making. Over the next five weeks Polyglot will work with these women and their children to create an interactive artwork. Read More »

Cubbies @ Illawarra NSW

Cubbies  is a new creative and participatory film installation project in collaboration with Beyond Empathy, from New South Wales. Children and adults from communities across regional New South Wales are working with artists from Polyglot Theatre and Beyond Empathy to strengthen their community connections through cultural exchange, dreaming and child’s play. Using simple materials, children, their Read More »

Outside In @ Annunciation Primary School, Brooklyn

Outside In is a creative school residency with Year 4,  5 and 6 at Annunciation Catholic Primary School in Brooklyn, Melbourne’s Inner West. Students will explore site specific land art with Polyglot artists using the nearby wilderness of Newport Lakes as their canvas to design, create and build an installation about their physical, spiritual and cultural Read More »

Shake, Rattle and Roll @ Collingwood Town Hall

Students from St Joseph’s Primary School will take over Collingwood Town Hall with Shake, Rattle and Roll, a multi-form celebration of creative activity, Wednesday 9 September at 6PM. Shake, Rattle and Roll emerged as a theme with students across the year working with leading Melbourne artists. They have shaken with Dance Fever and found balance Read More »

Sound of Drawing @ GPAC

Polyglot tours to GPAC as part of central Geelong’s school holiday program. There are two sessions 10:30AM-12:30PM & 1:30PM-3:30PM during the day. Sound Of Drawing brings together textures and technology in a soundscape of kids’ own making. On the long, broad drawing table, children wear headphones and hear their scratches, swirls, tapping and scribbles as they create Read More »