Performing Arts

Patch Theatre Company

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About Us

Patch Theatre Company has a diverse repertoire of acclaimed, tour-ready productions for 4-8 year olds and their families.The company is based in Adelaide, South Australia and has presented over 100 new productions to more than 1.7 million children and their families since it began in 1972. Patch Theatre Company has presented nine of its repertoire productions at festivals and venues in more than 27 international seasons in the US, Canada, Singapore, Korea, Japan and New Zealand. Patch Theatre has delivered 7 consecutive national Playing Australia tours and has presented 8 seasons at the Sydney Opera House and 9 seasons at the Arts Centre, Victoria. We seek to provoke, tickle, prod and beguile children with performances that celebrate the experience of childhood, the joys of play, the whims of the imagination, the struggle to make meaning and the challenge of growing and developing through the most complex and telling phase of their lives. Our theatre experiences for children provide an antidote to the clutter, banality and allure of commercial culture. In a culture pre-occupied with the material world, the theatre we make offers a powerful connection to the inner lives of children. We provide a place where children can share transforming experiences that sustain them with the joys and insights that connect with those qualities that make us human. The theatre we create for children seeks optimism in humanity and honours the spirit of resilience that can endure and overcome difficulties. Our objective? Simple yet wondrous theatre experiences that are deeply rendered at a child’s level of comprehension and perspective. Program Bookings News

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