The Arts Centre Gold Coast is offering some wonderful shows for children in 2014. As Gold Coast's leading cultural venue, the Centre is the place to be for quality entertainment. So whether you're a Gold Coast resident, or a visitor, I'm sure the following shows will delight you.
Here's what's on for the kids in 2014.
Based on Australian author Tim Wintono's classic children's book, The Deep tells the story about a little girl called Alice who is afraid of swimming in the sea. Despite the fact that Alice and her family go to the jetty for a swim every day, Alice only watches. Everyone in her family including her Mum, Dad and brother try to encourage her, but Alice is still too frightened to swim.
One day, when Alice swims with a friendly dolphin, she forgets about her fear and just swims.
This show is presented to you by Spare Parts Puppet Theatre and guarantees to be a delightful experience for children and adults alike. Combining beach culture, comedy and superb puppetry, this live theatre experience is one not to be missed.
When: Tuesday 20 , 6pm Wednesday 21 May, 10.30am Age: 5 - 12 years of age Duration: 50 minutes Cost: Adult / Child / Concession $19.50, Family of 2 adults and 2 children $59 Bookings:Click here.
Wombat Stew is a brand new Australian musical brought to you by one of Australia's top producer of children's musical theatre, Garry Ginivan Attractions. After a successful season of Possum Magic last year, you can be sure that Wombat Stew will be another fantastic show.
Based on Marcia K Vaughan's book of the same name, Wombat Stew is about a clever dingo who catches a wombat and wants to cook him in a stew. With storytelling, mime, music, dance and puppetry featuring a talented cast.
When: Wednesday 6 August, 10.30am & 6pm Age: 3 - 8 years of age Duration: 60 minutes Cost: Adult / Child / Concession $19.50, Family of 2 adults and 2 children $59 Bookings:Click here.
Don't miss out on Queensland Ballet's brand new production of Cinderella by Ben Stevenson. This magical performance promises to be delightful, funny and romantic. Kids and adults alike will be enchanted by the story of this well-known fairytale about Cinderella and how she wins the Prince's heart. Come and witness Cinderella's dreams come true!