This Summer, there's creativity for EVERYONE with creative adventures for ages 1 - adult
ABRACADABRA! The Science of Magic
3 hours of messy, interactive science and magic fun. Learn tricks to dazzle your friends and family, using science with a dash of magic. We’ll make things that explode, ooze, erupt, change colour, and disappear! We'll explore magical presentation skills, and tricks using science that make impressive noises, mess, and visual effects -exactly the kinds of experiments kids love!
Parents will be happy to know these workshops encourage scientific knowledge and reasoning, artistic and creative development, imagination, planning, brain-storming and problem solving, teamwork and independent thought, listening and communication skills, and so much more. And they’re fun!
Ages 8-12, Mon 21st Jan, 1-4pm. $41 inc GST
Learn to design and make your own jewellery, using clay, resin, metals, beads, paper, glass, and more interesting objects and methods. You'll leave with lots of beautiful goodies that you can wear and enjoy!
Ages 6-12, Thurs 10th Jan, 1-4pm. $41 inc GST
Roll up! Roll up! Whether you're a crazy clown, a graceful acrobat, or a juggling jester, you'll have the time of your life in our Big Top! Includes themed and costumed drama, circus skills, dance, music, and visual art: we will create themed masterpieces, using exciting visual arts methods, then we'll choose our favourite costume and enjoy a themed journey of role play, circus skills, characterisation, mime, music, dance, movement, & interactive storytelling.
Ages 4-7, Fri 18th Jan, 10am-12pm. $36 inc GST
CREATE YOUR OWN COMIC BOOK
3 hours of drawing and writing fun! Create your own characters and stories, and learn how to draw them in unique and entertaining ways, and to bring their adventures to life with powerful words and images. Whether you want to create a super hero adventure, or a funny fantasy, we'll help you create your own comic book!
Ages 7-12, Thursday 17th Jan, 2-5pm, $36 inc GST
DRAGONS & MAGICAL BEASTS
Scales, tails, fire, and claws, dragons, griffins, mermaids and more! 2 hours of costumed, magical creativity, learning, and FUN! We'll experiment with exciting visual arts methods to create magical masterpieces, and then children will choose their favourite costume as we set out on a magical journey of role play, characterisation, mime, music, dance, movement, puppetry, and interactive storytelling.
Ages 4-7, Thursday 24th Jan, 1-3pm, $36 inc GST
FAIRIES & UNICORNS
Fairies, unicorns, elves, pixies, and all the magical forest folk are gathering for a magical celebration! Will you join us? 2 hours of costumed creativity, learning, and FUN! We'll experiment with exciting visual arts methods to create magical, mythical masterpieces, and then children will choose their favourite costume as we set out on a magical journey of role play, characterisation, mime, music, dance, movement, puppetry, and interactive storytelling.
Ages 4-7, Thursday 3rd Jan, 1-3pm, $36 inc GST
FUN WITH FOOD: a scientific feast
Messy, interactive science fun. We’ll make delicious gooey, slimy, explosive, erupting, colour-changing, and other magical meals, exploring the wonders of science that make impressive noises, mess, and visual effects -exactly the kinds of experiments kids love! And then we’ll eat it all!
Ages 7-12, Friday 4th Jan, 1-4pm, $41 inc GST
IMPROVISATION, THEATRE SPORTS & DRAMA GAMES
Laughter guaranteed! Join us for 3 hours of fun games and scenes, challenging each other in hilarious theatre sports competitions to create characters and stories 'in the moment'. A great workshop to challenge yourself to step out of your comfort zone, improve your communication skills, think creatively, ‘think outside the square’, and have FUN!
Ages 7-14, Tuesday 22nd Jan, 1-4pm, $36 inc GST
There's a rumble in the jungle as the animals go WILD! 2 hours of costumed jungle creativity, learning, and FUN! We'll experiment with exciting visual arts methods to create jungle masterpieces, and then children will choose their favourite costume as we set out on a jungle journey of role play, characterisation, mime, music, dance, movement, puppetry, and interactive storytelling.
Ages 4-7, Tuesday 8th Jan, 10am-12pm, $36 inc GST
Join our band! Your child will love creating musical instruments from junk, upcycling everyday 'rubbish' into creations of visual and musical beauty, which they will take home with them. They'll then enjoy learning to use them to create their own musical masterpieces from different musical genres. They will also experiment playing with different instruments from around the world, and different musical families.
Ages 5-10,Wednesday 9th Jan, 10am-12pm, $31 inc GST
LITTLE LIVEWIRES SUMMER
Summer holidays are the perfect time to try our famous toddlers' program! Held in our fully themed studio, these half hour sessions combine movement and dance, interactive storytelling, voice and communication skills, singing and musical instruments, art and craft, balance and coordination, sensory play, literacy, numeracy, and so much more. They are for children aged 1-3, accompanied by a parent or carer. Summer holiday classes must be booked individually.
Ages 1-3, $8.50 inc GST
Fairies and Forest Folk
Thursday 3rd Jan, 10am-10:30am
Thursday 10th Jan, 10am-10:30am
Under the Sea
Thursday 17th Jan, 10am-10:30am
Thursday 24th Jan, 10am-10:30am
Visual arts and movement fun! Design and create your own different styles of masks, exploring different visual arts methods, and performance mask traditions. We'll create our own masks from scratch using plaster and cardboard, as well as exploring the possibilities of a huge range of art supplies and techniques, including fabric art, painting, embossing, engraving, layering, and more. We'll also learn to perform with the masks, to bring them to life.
Ages 6-12, Friday 18th Jan, 1:30-4:30pm, $41 inc GST
MOVIE IN A DAY
Write, direct, act, all in one day! Our team of film makers will enjoy an action-packed day learning how to storyboard, write a film script, plan a shoot, frame the perfect shot, and act for camera. Whatever your idea, we'll help you bring it to the screen! Ages 8-15
Ages 8-15, Friday 11th Jan, 10am-5pm, $76 inc GST
Want to host your own radio show? Podcasting gives everyone the chance to be heard! In this workshop, ages 9-15* will plan, write, record, edit, and upload their podcast, and learn everything they need to know to keep podcasting from home.
*If you're older and would like to learn podcasting, please email us
Friday 25th January, 1-4pm, $51 inc GST
PLAYING WITH FIRE: fire twirling, poi, fire dancing & more
Ever wanted to play with fire? We're giving participants aged 14*- adult the chance these holidays. Over 2 hours, you'll experiment with fire twirling, fire poi, fire dancing, and more!
Saturday 19th Jan, 6:30-8:30pm, $56 inc GST
*Please note, the age limit is an insurance requirement, and cannot be altered under any circumstances.
Join us for a day of exploring puppets from all over the world, and learning how to use and perform different styles of puppets. We'll explore a wide variety of puppets including: marionettes, body and carnival, rod, shadow and Motekar, glove, arm, and water puppets. We'll also create our own different styles of puppets, designing their characters, crafting the puppets. and learning how to perform with them on our puppet stages.
Ages 7-14, Wednesday 23rd Jan, 10am-4pm, $76 inc GST
WILLY WONKA'S WORLD
Inspired by Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, we've created our own sweet wonderland! Join us for an afternoon of magical inventions, wild adventures, delicious dilemmas, and crazy characters. We will spend an hour creating sweet visual art projects to take home, and then we'll set forth on an adventure-filled treasure hunt as we search for our golden tickets. Join the oompa loompas and Wacky Willy Wonka himself for an interactive journey into the depths of the chocolate factory, facing danger, delight, and hilarity at every turn!
Wed 9th Jan, 2-5pm, Ages 7-13, $41 inc GST
WIZARD SCHOOL - 3 day arts adventure!
In the tradition of Harry Potter, join us to study wizardry at Castle Hogwash with Professor Bumblemore. Our wizarding students will spend 3 days immersed in a world of magic, wizardry, and fantastic beasts. Using drama, music, movement and dance, visual art, circus skills, and more, they will experience unique wizarding adventures, as well as working towards a performance to show parents on the final day. They will create visual art projects, essential for their magical studies, and they'll be led through daily, costumed, interactive adventures filled with magical lessons, fantastic beasts, dangerous adventures, puzzling problems to solve, and quidditch matches! Along the way, they'll be learning acting and drama skills, including: voice, movement, performance, scene building, scripting, and improvisation.
Mon 14th - Wed 16th Jan, 10am-4pm daily, Ages 7-14, $166 inc GST
WRITE A RADIO PLAY
A script with a difference! Writing for a radio play involves challenging your mind to think of how to tell a story using only words and sounds. In addition to creating interesting stories and characters, and learning how to bring them to life using only words, we'll also have hilarious fun recording our own sound effects and sound scapes using everyday objects in strange ways! An entertaining and educational day of sound and stories.
Tues 8th Jan, 2-5pm, Ages 9-15, $31 inc GST