Recent Shows

Pinocchio, 2023–2024

This is a timeless tale of adventure, mischief and hope. A vibrant journey of the imagination, where anything is possible and trouble is just around the corner. The cheeky wooden puppet wants to live life to the full, just like a real boy. But he soon realises that it’s not so easy and he’s forced to learn life’s lessons the hard way.

Written and directed by Les Winspear
Set design: Petra Lagewaard
Original costume design: Nicole Winspear and Anja Reinalda
Musical direction: Aaron Powell
Choreography: Claire Dawson
Cast: Samantha James-Radford, Griffin McLaughlin, Chris Hamley, Noah Casey, Rosie Cann

Robin Hood, 2022–2023

Come away to Sherwood Forest this summer as the greenwood rings with songs and laughter! Be there as Jill Scarlet and Friar Tuck try to stop the greedy Sheriff of Nottingham carrying out his devious plans. See if Robin Hood and the merry band of outlaws can save the day for King Richard and the good folks of merry old England.

Written and directed by Les Winspear
Set design: Petra Lagewaard
Original costume design: Roz Wren
Musical direction: Andrew Morrisby
Choreography: Claire Dawson
Cast: Samantha James-Radford, Sara Cooper, Jeremy Pyefinch, Emma Skalicky, John Xintavelonis, Andrew Casey

Treasure Island, 2021–2022

Heave-ho and haul away, me hearties! We’re all sailing off to Treasure Island this summer. Swing aboard the good ship Hispaniola and be swept along on a swashbuckling adventure of madness, mayhem and merriment. What will happen when Jemma Hawkins and a band of bumbling pirates hoist the mainsail, weigh the anchor and shiver their timbers in a quest to find the fabulous treasure of Captain Flint?

Adapted and directed by Les Winspear
Design: Roz Wren
Musical direction: Andrew Morrisby
Choreography: Claire Dawson
Cast: Louise Stubbs, Andrew Casey, Sara Cooper, Samantha James-Radford, Finlay Underwood

Waltzing Matilda, 2019–2020

​Matilda is no ordinary sheep; she loves adventure, and more than anything she loves to dance! When she rocks into Cooee Creek drought has hit hard and the local animals are almost out of water. Matilda has some clever ideas but Crow and Brown Snake slide onto the scene and throw a spanner in the works. Will Matilda save the day? You’ll find out when you see this delightful and truly Australian bush adventure.

Written and directed by Les Winspear
Design: Roz Wren
Musical direction: Craig Lane Irons
Choreography: Claire Dawson
Cast: Andrew Casey, Jane Hamilton-Foster, Anna Kidd, Natalie Venettacci, Bella Young

The Wind in the Willows, 2018–2019

Life on the riverbank is peaceful for Ratty and it only gets better when he makes friends with the loveable Miss Mole. But Toad’s latest craze quickly sends their world into a spin as the Wildwood Weasels decide to move in to the once peaceful neighbourhood. The Wind in the Willows tells a timeless story of friendship, loyalty and working together to win the day.

Adapted and directed by Les Winspear
Design: Roz Wren
Musical direction: Craig Lane Irons
Choreography: Claire Dawson
Cast: Andrew Casey, Claire Dawson, Anna Kidd, John Xintavelonis, Bella Young

Alice in Wonderland, 2016–2017

Come with Alice on a magical journey into the curious world of Wonderland. Groove with the Cheshire Cat, blow bubbles with the Caterpillar and drink tea with the Mad Hatter and his madcap friends. Watch your head as the Queen of Hearts deals out right royal trouble, on this rollercoaster ride through the craziest adventure of all time.

Adapted and directed by Les Winspear
Costume design: Nicole Winspear
Set design: Roz Wren
Musical direction: Craig Wood
Cast: Andrew Casey, Claire Dawson, Craig Irons, Ellen Roe, Emesha Rudolf