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SUMMER Spring into summer with a wave of cool things to see and do for the whole family.

JAN

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CONTENTS 04 Theatre 06 Music 07 Theatre Filmed Live 08 Dance 10 Cinema 13 Artlab - Kids Workshops 16 Workshop + Musical Theatre


HELLO Create awesome art or act and dance with celebrity performers. Look a dinosaur in the eye and catch a free kids’ movie. Get active exploring the riverside parklands, jump in the lake and enjoy a relaxed picnic. There’s so much to do, why not make a day of it?


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THEATRE + KIDS

ERTH’S DINOSAUR ZOO ERTH VISUAL & PHYSICAL INC Dinosaurs take over The Arts Centre this January! Ever wanted to look a scary dinosaur right in the eye? Go back in time and come face to face with ‘live’ dinosaurs in this widely acclaimed show Erth’s Dinosaur ZooTM. For 2 days only, get up close and personal with an amazing array of creatures from bygone eras. They’re unmistakably ‘alive’ and mostly friendly in a fun, educational and unique performance that will delight all audiences from ages 5 years and up! WHEN

Tue 9 Jan, 10am, 1pm Wed 10 Jan, 10am, 1pm

(Duration 50 mins. Ages 5+)

VENUE Arts Theatre COST

Adult $22.50 Concession $22.50 Group 6+ $22.50 Student/Child $22.50 Family Group 6+ $69.0

FOOD & DRINK Catering for a day out with your little ones is easy, with kid friendly options available at our Arts Café. Pop in before or after the show for a yummy treat.


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MUSIC + KIDS

PETER COMBE IN WASH YOUR FACE IN ORANGE JUICE ‘The King of Kids before the Wiggles and Hi-5 rose to prominence’ The Age ARIA award winning and iconic children’s performer Peter Combe, presets his quirky, interactive and fun filled show for all ages. Fold up your newspaper hat and join in on classics including Newspaper Mama, Spaghetti Bolognaise, Juicy Juicy Green Grass and Chopsticks.

WHEN

Tue 16 Jan, 10.00am & 1.00pm Wed 17 Jan, 10.00am

(Duration 50 mins. Ages 2+.)

VENUE Paradise Showroom COST

Adult $15 Concession $15 Group 6+ $15 Student/Child $15

FOOD & DRINK Catering for a day out with your little ones is easy, with kid friendly options available at our Arts Café. Pop in before or after the show for a yummy treat.


THEATRE FILMED LIVE

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE PETER PAN All children, except one, grow up…

WHEN

When Peter Pan, leader of the Lost Boys, loses his shadow, headstrong Wendy helps him to reattach it. In return, she is invited to Neverland where Tinker Bell, Tiger Lily and the vengeful Captain Hook await. A riot of magic, music and make-believe ensues.

(Duration 169 mins. Rated (E). No free tickets available)

This special screening of JM Barrie’s muchloved tale was recorded live at the National Theatre. Sally Cookson (National Theatre Live: Jane Eyre) directs this wondrously inventive production, a co-production with Bristol Old Vic theatre.

Wed 17 Jan , 2.30pm

RATING E - Exempt VENUE Arts Theatre COST

Adult $25 Concession/Member $23 Child $10 Group 10+ $10

FOOD & DRINK Grab your favourite movie treats from our Candy Bar. Popcorn, ice creams and lollies available.

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DANCE + KIDS + WORKSHOP

DANCING STORY THE AUSTRALIAN BALLET WORKSHOP FOR KIDS AGES 3 - 5 YEARS Dancing Story provides children with an unforgettable dance and literacy experience as led by a member of The Australian Ballet Education Team. Dancing Story is designed to work in a small setting such as a library or preschool and gives children a unique opportunity to explore the legendary story of The Sleeping Beauty through an interactive dance class.

WHEN

Fri 12 Jan, 9.30am, 10.30am, 11.30am, 1.30pm

(Duration 45 mins. Ages 3 - 5 years. No dance experience required. Children must be accompanied by an adult.)

VENUE The Space COST $15 FOOD & DRINK Mum and Dads, enjoy a half price regular coffee in the Arts Café while you wait for your little ones. Just quote ‘sleeping beauty’ to receive your discount.


DANCE

Image: Storytime Ballet The Sleeping Beauty. The Australian Ballet 2015. Photo Jeff Busby

STORYTIME BALLET THE AUSTRALIAN BALLET A beautiful princess must sleep for 100 years – until woken by true love’s kiss. Experience all the dazzling wonder of The Sleeping Beauty in a live, interactive production created especially for children aged 3 and up. Fairies in glittering tutus, storybook characters, and a prince’s quest all set to Tchaikovsky’s hum-along score. Running for under an hour and featuring character favourites like Red Riding Hood and Cinderella, this narrated version of The Sleeping Beauty will have girls and boys dancing all the way home – and don’t forget to dress them up in their favourite ballet or swashbuckling outfit!

WHEN

Sat 13 Jan, 11am, 2pm, 4pm

(Duration 50 mins. Ages 3+. Bookings essential – no free tickets available.)

VENUE Arts Theatre COST

A Reserve $51 B Reserve $46 C Reserve $42

FOOD & DRINK Mum and Dads, enjoy a half price regular coffee in the Arts Café while you wait for your little ones. Just quote ‘sleeping beauty’ to receive your discount.

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10 CINEMA + SHORT FILM

DISNEY PIXAR SHORT FILM COLLECTION Join a celebration of cutting-edge animation featuring fantastic stories and captivating characters from the creative minds that brought you Toy Story, Finding Nemo, Monsters Inc. and other Pixar classics. These dazzling short films changed the face of big screen animation and are sure to delight kids (and big kids) of all ages. Don’t forget the popcorn, ice cream and soft drink!

WHEN

Mon 8, Tue 9, Tue 16, Wed 17, Thu 18 Jan, From 11.00am - 3.30pm

(Duration 2 hours 30 mins. Ages 5+. Children must be accompanied by an adult.)

RATING PG - Parental Guidance VENUE The Basement COST

FREE. Drop in anytime.


PLAY BE THE LIFE OF THE PARK! Play by the lake relax under the trees pack a picnic catch the cool river breeze Sunrise to sunset under the city skyline with friends and family make the most of your time Play now theartscentregc.com.au/play


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PADDINGTON 2 The much-anticipated sequel to the worldwide hit family film finds Paddington happily settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, where he has become a popular member of the community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes. While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy’s hundredth birthday, Paddington spots a unique pop-up book in Mr. Gruber’s antique shop and embarks upon a series of odd jobs to buy it. But when the book is stolen, it’s up to Paddington and the Browns to unmask the thief! Starring Hugh Grant, Brendan Gleeson and the all-star returning cast of Paddington.

WHEN Tue 16 Jan, 2.30pm

(Duration 103 mins. Very mild themes and violence. Children must be accompanied by an adult.)

RATING PG - Parental Guidance VENUE Arts Theatre COST

All Tickets $6

FOOD & DRINK Catering for a day out with your little ones is easy, with kid friendly options available at our Arts Café. Pop in before or after the show for a yummy treat.


WORKSHOP + ART + KIDS

ARTLAB

CARDBOARD COUTURE ART WORKSHOPS FOR KIDS 5 - 16 YEARS Who doesn’t look fabulous wearing cardboard! Create and experiment with cardboard to make a fabulously stylish dress, vest, coat, hat, pants and more.

WHEN

Sat 9, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm Sun 10, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm Mon 11 Jan, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm

(Duration 60 mins. Ages 5+. Bookings essential. Children must be accompanied by a ticketed adult.)

Cardboard Couture is a casual family making session where everyone is encouraged to get involved and make something spectacular with the help of our friendly artist educators.

VENUE ArtLab COST

Child $5 Adult $5

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ARTLAB

ME, MYSELFIE AND I KIDS ON TOUR | ART WORKSHOPS FOR KIDS 5 - 16 YEARS The Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art Children’s Art Centre is coming to ArtLab Have fun exploring technique to make unique portraits expressing your emotions, personality, memories and experiences.

WHEN

Fri 12 Jan, 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm Sat 13 Jan, 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm Sun 14 Jan, 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm

(Duration 45 mins. Ages 3 - 12 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult.)

Kids on Tour is offered as a free program to regional Queensland communities through the Gallery’s Regional Services department.

COST

VENUE ArtLab FREE. Bookings essential.

FOOD & DRINK Catering for your child’s day out is easy, with kid friendly options available at our Arts Café. Pop in before or after their workshop for a yummy treat.


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ARTLAB

ROBOT HELMETS ART WORKSHOPS FOR KIDS 5 - 16 YEARS What would you look like if you were a robot? Would you be shiny or rusty? Would you have lots of buttons that make lots of noises? Using recycled materials guided by your creative robot master, invent your own awesome robot helmet to give you super powers to take over the world!

WHEN

Sun 17 Jan, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm Mon 18 Jan, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm Tue 19 Jan, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm

(Duration 60 mins. Ages 5+. Bookings essential. Children must be accompanied by an ticketed adult.)

VENUE ArtLab COST

Child $5 Adult $5

FOOD & DRINK Catering for your child’s day out is easy, with kid friendly options available at our Arts Café. Pop in before or after their workshop for a yummy treat.


16 WORKSHOP + MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMANCE

GREENROOM PROJECT JUNIOR

– WORKSHOPS AND PERFORMANCE THE ARTS CENTRE GOLD COAST AND MW ENTERTAINMENT Queensland’s favourite musical theatre workshop and live showcase, Greenroom Project Junior, returns to The Arts Centre this summer.

GROUP WORKSHOPS WHEN

Wed 10, Thu 11, 9.30am - 5pm Mon 15, 9.30am - 12pm

Choose from two options, either enrol your child in the Group Performance Workshops where they will learn performance skills from leading industry professionals then perform live on stage in a group performance showcase. Or, if you think your child has what it takes they can be registered to audition for the Featured Artists Intensive, for their chance to be mentored one on one with celebrity guest star Ben Mingay and the opportunity to ultimately take to the stage in their own solo showcase!

(Ages 12 - 17)

As a fitting ending to a fantastic experience all programs culminate in a group performance showcase with one of Australia’s leading musical theatre stars, Ben Mingay! (Packed to the Rafters, Home & Away & Jersey Boys).

VENUE The Space & The Basement COST

Child $250

SHOWCASE PERFORMANCE WHEN

Mon 15 Jan, 7pm

(Duration 2 hours 30 mins. All ages.)

VENUE Paradise Showroom COST

Adult $38 Child $25 Pensioner $32 Senior $32 Student $25 Group 10+ $35 Group VIP Table x 4 $155

FEATURED ARTIST INTENSIVE WHEN

Sat 13, 9.30am - 5pm Sun 14, 10am - 5pm Mon 15, 10am - 5pm

(Ages 12 - 17.)

VENUE The Space & The Basement ENQUIRE thegreenroomproject.com.au

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WORKSHOP + MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMANCE

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Summer 2018  
Summer 2018  

The Arts Centre Gold Coast Summer 2018 program

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