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Polyglot in Abu Dhabi

Construct a cardboard metropolis at Polyglot Theatre’s ‘We Built This City’show Kids tired of being told to sit quietly and watch the show will love ‘We Built This City’ next weekend at NYUAD. Children are encouraged to climb over boxes, build them to the sky and then tear it all down in a joyous clamour. Read More »

Viva and Beyond!

Lis Blake, Polyglot Theatre’s Community Collaborations Producer, recently returned from a weekend in Moree, working with colleagues Kate Kantor and Sue Giles in partnership with Beyond Empathy. The weekend was a part of a series of development workshops between the two organisations. It was about cultural exchange, connection, dreams and play. “The mums and grandmas Read More »

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 »

Polyglot in Macau and Hong Kong

Polyglot Theatre’s renowned experiential theatre work for babies How High the Sky premieres internationally in Macau (23 – 26 July 2015) and Hong Kong (30 July – 2 August) to sold out seasons. How High the Sky is an unforgettable theatre experience for adults and their pre-walking babies. Surrounded by soft lighting, streamers, floating balloons Read More »

PREMIERE Boats @ Federation Square, Melbourne

Polyglot Theatre premieres a brand new outdoor performance work, Boats – a playful and interactive activity that encourages children to sail the cobbled seas of Federation Square, 7-12 July 2015. Large and colourful vessels sit idle at a central mooring place within the Square until children brimming with imagination and energy board and set off 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 »

Paper Planet @ Geelong Library

Paper Planet will be at the opening weekend of Geelong’s new library! Paper Planet is a spectacular forest of tall cardboard trees inviting kids and adults to fill the world with fantastic paper creations. Children‘s imaginations go wild in a world made of paper. Entering the space, families make creatures, vines and flowers, costumes and Read More »

Sound of Drawing @ Newport Lakes Primary

Sound of Drawing is heading to Newport Lakes Primary School! On the long, broad drawing table, children wear headphones and hear their scratches, swirls, tapping and scribbles as they create their own artistic masterpieces and make their collective mark. The sounds of the pastel on the paper is picked up by sensitive microphones and amplified, 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 »

Sound of Drawing @ St Leonards

Sound Of Drawing is heading to St Leonard’s Primary On the long, broad drawing table, children wear headphones and hear their scratches, swirls, tapping and scribbles as they create their own artistic masterpieces and make their collective mark. The sounds of the pastel on the paper is picked up by sensitive microphones and amplified, turning Read More »

Paper Planet @ The SAND Festival Norway

The SAND Festival Norway presents Polyglot Theatre’s Paper Planet Paper Planet is a spectacular forest of tall cardboard trees inviting kids and adults to fill the world with fantastic paper creations. Children‘s imaginations go wild in a world made of paper. Entering the space, families make creatures, vines and flowers, costumes and impossible constructions, adding Read More »

Shadow Tricks @ Incinerator Gallery, Moonee Ponds

One of Polyglot’s most loved workshops is heading to Incinerator as part of the School Holiday program. Join us for all sorts of wonderful making, light tricks and games using shadow. Friday 25 September | 1pm-3pm BOOK NOW  Saturday 26 September | 1pm-3pm BOOK NOW  *CORRECTION: This workshop is only running on Friday, 25 and Saturday, 26 Read More »

Ants @ Musikfest, PA, USA

Ants takes Musikfest by storm this August with this large scale insect-a-thon grooving with one of the United States’ largest free music festivals! Ants is an interactive roving performance which has giant Ants bringing children together in a gentle and unusual landscaping project. Faced with hundreds of giant bread crumbs and three big insects, the children Read More »

Tangle @ Hull Freedom Festival, UK

Last stop on our 2015 UK Tangle Tour is Hull Freedom Festival! Watch out Hull, are you ready to Tangle? Tangle is a giant weaving play space event that uses coloured elastic to create a vibrant, live interactive artwork made by children and their families. Sat 12:00pm – 6:00pm Sun 12:00pm – 1:15pm & 2:45pm Read More »

Tangle @ Birmingham Summer in Southside Festival, UK

Following Leicester, we head to Birmingham for the Summer in Southside Festival! Summer in Southside is a FREE festival this August bank holiday and have a taste of all that Southside has to offer. You can find us at the Hippodrome Dock. Check in with the Hippodrome proper for the exact location. Tangle is a giant weaving Read More »

Tangle @ Leicester City Festival, UK

Polyglot Theatre’s UK Tour continues! Come one, come all to Leicester City Festival from 24 – 26 August! Tangle is a giant weaving play space event using coloured elastic to create a vibrant, live interactive artwork made by children and their families. An elastic ball is given to each participant to weave around golden poles. Before long Read More »

Paper Planet @ Arts Centre Melbourne

Arts Centre Melbourne presents Polyglot Theatre’s Paper Planet Join us in the paper woodland and let your imagination go wild in a world of creatures, vines and flowers, with costumes and impossible constructions… After being inspired by the animal world explored in Carnival of the Animals, enter this land of adventure where theatre and play Read More »

PREMIERE Separation Street @ Northcote Town Hall

Darebin Arts Loud Mouth presents Polyglot Theatre’s premiere season of Separation Street, in association with Melbourne Fringe. Separation Street is a theatrical adventure with a provocative beginning – children and their accompanying adults are separated and are taken on two separate theatre journeys. Participants investigate the story of Frank, an astronaut determined to reach the Read More »

How High the Sky @ Hong Kong City Hall, Hong Kong

How High the Sky premieres internationally in Macau and Hong Kong during July to sold out seasons. It is an unforgettable theatre experience for adults and their pre-walking babies. Babies and one of their adults are immersed inside the performance space. Outside looking in, sit another audience of family and friends. In a quiet cushioned space, using Read More »

How High the Sky @ Macau Cultural Centre, Macau

How High the Sky premieres internationally in Macau and Hong Kong during July to sold out seasons. It is an unforgettable theatre experience for adults and their pre-walking babies. Babies and one of their adults are immersed inside the performance space. Outside looking in, sit another audience of family and friends. In a quiet cushioned space, using Read More »

PREMIERE Boats @ Federation Square

Boats is an adventurous play space for children of all ages, using colourful vessels to navigate urban sea scapes. At a central mooring place, large light weight boats await patiently for children’s imagination and energy. Once aboard, the boats are propelled by a flurry of feet, with kids working as a crew to find their own Read More »

Tangle @ Greenwich and Docklands International Festival, London

Polyglot Theatre tours to the United Kingdom this month premiering Tangle at Greenwich and Docklands International Festival, from 3 – 5 July, an event celebrating the best international outdoor performing arts across dance, theatre and street arts. Accompanying this tour are community workshops in Greenwich, facilitated by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Debuting at Read More »

Workshop @ Camberwell Grammar School, Canterbury

We’re teaming up with Camberwell Grammar School to workshop performance, storytelling  and puppetry manipulation techniques with Year 11s. At Polyglot we make the ordinary, extra-ordinary, and with our schools’ workshop program, we provide a structured opportunity for children to discover their imaginative potential. We enable school kids to develop divergent thinking, discover the joy of Read More »

Paper Planet @ Powerhouse Museum, Sydney

POLYGLOT IS COMING TO SYDNEY! Strap up your boot laces and join us for a journey into Paper Planet these July school holidays at Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum. Paper Planet is a spectacular forest of tall cardboard trees inviting kids and adults to fill the world with fantastic paper creations. Children‘s imaginations go wild in a world made 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 »

Paper Planet @ New Victory Theatre, New York, NY, USA

Venture into a wild woodland unlike any other. There, a dragon! Look, a butterfly! In Paper Planet,  kids and their adults team up to explore a jungle of cardboard trees filled with paper flora and fauna. Folding, scrunching and crawling, families contribute original art and populate the ever-changing environment with their own rustling paper creations. When Read More »

Paper Planet Workshop @ Geelong Grammar School, Corio

Polyglot’s special petit Paper Planet Workshop is heading to Geelong Grammar School in Corio. Paper Planet is a highly interactive workshop that facilitates free play, paper sculpture making and manipulation. It is an imaginative play space driven by the students where scenes evolve and performance can happen unexpectedly. It builds an environment in the school that illustrates Read More »

Tangle @ Pittsburgh International Children’s Festival, PA, USA

The Tangle train arrives in Pittsburgh for more glorious stretchy fun! Play and explore in this unforgettable art installation, complete with live music! Visitors become artists–creating a tangled multi-colored landscape by weaving through tall golden poles with colorful balls of soft elastic. Come ready to create, move, bounce, play, dance, and weave. What will you Read More »

Tangle @ Virginia Arts Festival, USA

Polyglot Theatre lands in Virginia this weekend commencing a six week tour of Tangle and Paper Planet. Virginia Arts Festival is premiere festival for the region bringing world class acts together to celebrate the vibrancy of Hampton Roads area. Together we welcome new audiences to experience the visually wild experience that is Tangle. It’s a giant Read More »

Forest Feast and Roving @ Regional Living Expo, Southbank

Join Polyglot Theatre at the Regional Living Expo from 1-3 May 2015. We return with two new performances! Forest Feast is a meal like no other inviting children to make culinary delights from the forest ingredients around them. A long table is set with white cloth, paper plates, and a centre piece of paper flowers Read More »

Tangle @ Mt Beauty Music Festival

From 25 – 26 April 2015, Polyglot Theatre’s renowned play space work Tangle tours to Mt Beauty Music Festival in Victoria’s picturesque high country for music and family friendly fun. The festival is a flagship event for the region showcasing national and international music talent. Tangle is a large scale elastic weaving event inviting kids Read More »

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