Roola Boola Children’s Arts Festival, Stonington
Roola Boola Children’s Arts Festival will return to the City of Stonnington these school holidays offering performances, workshops, free events and unique activities that will ignite children’s imaginations.
Roola Boola Children’s Arts Festival Performances
Families can laugh with The Listies, be enchanted by the Victorian State Ballet, be immersed in creative, hands-on workshops and more at the Roola Boola Children’s Arts Festival.
Suitable for children aged 12 and under, this is one of Melbourne’s most successful annual children’s arts festivals and features spectacular and spellbinding performances at Chapel off Chapel for families this school holidays including:
Asuperb production featuring classical ballet skills and choreography. The show honours the magical much-loved fairy tale classic, including Belle and the Beast in their happily ever after final scene. Wednesday 29 June.
Celebrates kids who march to the beat of their own drum. Bursting with high calibre acrobatics, a ton of comedy, live music and high-flying tricks, this show is perfect for little kids and grown-ups who like a big brass belly laugh.
An action-packed comedy circus performance that tells the story of two brothers who don’t want to do their chores and tidy their room. This performance is jam-packed full of silly jokes, cool stunts, acrobatic flips, unicycles, juggling, and the infamous toilet paper gun.
A bonkers sketch comedy extravaganza of epic proportions, made just for kids. The show is jam-packed with magically stupid stuff like toilet paper cannons, a real-life cowasaurus, and the kind of madness that only the award-winning maestros of kidault comedy can make. Friday 8 July.
School Holiday Workshops
Children and their parents can also join workshops at Chapel Off Chapel from See Make Play, NICA, Fizz Kidz, Amos Roach, and more!
Children will be immersed in magic, puppetry, circus, dance, music, theatre, arts, craft, and more – there’s something for every child to enjoy.
A workshop that will have parents and children making sensory-based toys using different crafty items after they enjoy storytime. Tuesday 28 June.
For a fun filled magic class designed especially for budding young magicians. Thursday 30 June.
They know how to deliver a fun, interactive and memorable workshop. Children can try their hand at juggling scarfs and balls, plate spinning, diablo, devil sticks, hula hoops and rainbow ribbons. Tuesday 5 July.
A workshop where children can dive into a colour wonderland and get crafty making Rainbow Bath-Bombs, Glitter Rainbow Slime and Personalised Tote Bags. Tuesday 5 July.
Dance of Life, Djab Wurrung language will perform and teach local traditional Kulin Nations dances that are dynamic, fun, educational and interactive. Tuesday 5 July.
Roola Boola Children’s Arts Festival Free Events
The Roola Boola Children’s Art Festival will also feature free eventsat Chapel off Chapel, including colouring in and sustainable puppet making workshops with Trash Puppets.
There will also be other events in Stonnington at various satellite venues such as Fizz Kidz, The Space Dance Arts Centre and Duldig Studio.
Roola Boola Children’s Arts Festival
Across the City of Stonnington
28 June – 8 July 2022.
Website for more info
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