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Can’t miss entertainment at Geelong Arts Centre

Can’t miss entertainment at Geelong Arts Centre

The Geelong Arts Centre is seriously putting on a show over the next few months, so get ready to be entertained, no matter what you’re into!

 

NAIDOC Week – Cultural Conversations | "Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up!"

FREE EVENT: Registration essential

Join wonderful, local First Nations artists Kait James, Gerard Black, and Tarryn Love, for a panel discussion around the NAIDOC 2022 theme, “Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up!”

Spend the afternoon hearing firsthand how art not only enables and strengthens cultural connection, but can also serve as a platform for activism, for change and for sharing a unique point of view.

This is an opportunity for Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal people of all backgrounds and gender identities to gather, join the conversation, ask questions, and walk together.

Dates:

  • Sat 9 Jul

Tickets here

 

The Boy Who Talked To Dogs 

The Boy Who Talked To Dogs is a mischievous and magical work for all ages from Adelaide's acclaimed Slingsby.

Based on the true story of Nimbin’s famous “Dogman”, who grew up in Garryowen, Limerick, this tough but tender tale is a celebration of the love of animals we share our homes and lives with, starring acclaimed Dublin actor Bryan Burroughs amidst a dazzling array of shadows, songs and stellar musicianship.

Dates:

  • Wed 13 July until Sat, 16 July

Tickets here

 

Kate Miller-Heidke - Child In Reverse Tour 

Award-winning singer-songwriter Kate Miller-Heidke's Child In Reverse Tour heads to Geelong. Joined by her a six-piece band, the tour will see Kate play regional towns and cities across Australia, performing 15 shows over four months.

Dates:

  • Fri 15 July

Tickets here

 

World Of Musicals 

All the hit songs in one show!

From the best of “The Phantom of the Opera” and “Les Miserables” to “We will Rock You", “Sister Act” and many more, the World of Musicals delivers a stirring musical concert theatre experience that will leave you spellbound – from the opening song to the final medley of classics.

Dates:

  • Sun 17 July

Tickets here


Amy Shark - See U Somewhere Australia Tour 

This incredible Australian artist doesn’t need much explanation, as the “I Said Hi” and “Everybody Rise” singer scored nine nominations at the 2018 ARIA Awards and four wins, including Album Of The Year, Best Female Artist and Best Pop Release.

With a sold-out show on Saturday 23 July, you’ll have to be quick to snap up tickets for the Sunday show.

Dates:

  • Sun 24 July

Tickets here

 

THEM 

In a city at war, five young people count down the days before a boat sets sail for a safer place. Who will leave, who will stay, and what will their choices cost them?

From multiple-award-winning playwright, Samah Sabawi comes THEM — a compelling tale of survival, friendship, and the things we are willing to do to protect the ones we love.

Dates:

  • Tue 2 – Sat 6 August

Tickets here

 

Blue: The Songs Of Joni Mitchell 

BLUE: The Songs of Joni Mitchell, is a beguiling night of melancholic songs, poetic storytelling and haunting vocals in a perfect setting.

Dates:

  • Two shows on Sat 3 Sep

Tickets here


Sunshine Super Girl 

A young girl hits a ball against the tin wall of her family’s home. This is where it all began for Evonne Goolagong. Hers is a quintessentially Australian story about a girl from the bush who dared to dream, and with the support of an outback farming town, rose to become the No. 1 tennis player in the world and a household name by the age of 19.

This landmark new Australian work is written and directed by Yorta Yorta/Gunaikurnai theatremaker Andrea James (Yanagai! Yanagai!).

Dates:

  • Wed 05 October

Tickets here


For the Family!


The Wiggles - Superhero Tour! 

Calling all superheroes… The Wiggles are flying to Geelong with their brand-new action-packed Superhero Tour!

The Wiggles Superhero Tour will feature all your favourite Wiggles songs such as ‘Do the Propeller!’, ‘Hot Potato’ and ‘Rock-a- Bye Your Bear’, as well as new and catchy tunes such as Dippy Do Dinosaur Dance! It’s time to sing and dance to your favourite Wiggles tunes both old and new!

Tickets are selling like hot potatoes, so get in fast.

Dates:

  • Three shows on Sun 3 July

Tickets here

 

 

The Australian Ballet Workshops – School Holidays 

Join The Australian Ballet Education & Outreach team in Geelong for a fun and creative dance workshop for all levels.

There are only two session times left, so don’t miss out.

Dates:

  • Wed 6 & Thu 7 July

Tickets here

 

Edward The Emu 

The time has come for the Emus to tell the story, their way!

Based on the books by Sheena Knowles & Rod Clement, the award-winning creative team from Monkey Baa Theatre Co are back with a brand-new take on another much-loved tale, Edward the Emu.

Dates:

  • Fri 29 – Sat 30 July

Tickets here

 

There’s A Sea In My Bedroom 

Based on the beloved book by Margaret Wild, witness the beautifully reimagined story of There's a Sea in My Bedroom.

There’s a Sea in My Bedroom is an immersive introduction to live classical music, capturing the magic of a child's fantasy world that promises to bring moments of joy, sadness, fear, magic, and laughter.

Having sold out their premiere season at Sydney Opera House, get in quick to be part of the magic.

Suitable for children aged 2-8 and their adults.

Dates:

  • Tue 23 Aug

Tickets here

 

Children's Week - The Alphabet Of Awesome Science 

A scientific race through the alphabet — where awesome words inspire awesome science!

Join professors Lexi Con and Noel Edge (the Word Nerd and the Science Freak) for a thrilling voyage through the alphabet – where great big chewy sesquipedalian words inspire mind-blowing scientific surprises.

Brace yourself for an immersive hour of carefully crafted alphabetical, scientifical (award-winning!) chaos!

Suitable for children 5-12 years and their adults.

Dates:

  • Fri 28 Oct

Tickets here