Overview

Welcome to Monkey Baa’s Education pages!

Monkey Baa Theatre Company provides quality arts education experiences for young people. Our work with teachers and students links to our productions, and serves our aspiration that theatre be an intrinsic part of every young person’s life.

We also tour a Teaching Artist with our productions. This tutor facilitates practical workshops linking to our shows that give students a greater sense of involvement in what they go on to see at the theatre.

Monkey Baa has a suite of Professional Development courses for teachers, and we travel across the country delivering quality learning for educators. We also provide teacher resources to tie in with our productions (you will find these under the information for each production).

To find out more about our wide range of workshops, teacher Professional Development programs and emerging artist initiatives please contact our Education Manager, Saskia Ilott.

Please click here for Monkey Baa’s Risk Assessment information for our home venue, the Lendlease Darling Quarter Theatre.


work experience

Monkey Baa welcomes work experience students every year. These students take part in activities such as: attending rehearsals, observing auditions, contributing to creative developments of new work; administrative support; front of house staff duties; attending performances of shows; creating activities for our Crafty Monkeys in the foyer, and more.

In 2017 we will welcome 4 students to work with us, 2 at a time:

  • 2 students from 22 May – 26 May
  • 2 students from 11 September – 15 September

Applications are assessed on a case-by-case basis, and need to be received by 1 May 2016 (week 2 of Term 2).

Monkey Baa welcomes young people of all kinds of ability, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. Monkey Baa is an accessible venue. Students with a disability are welcome to apply for the 5-day experience, or we can tailor a more flexible arrangement that suits you better. To apply , send your:

  • name
  • school name
  • school year
  • teacher contact details
  • a paragraph about why you want to do your placement at Monkey Baa and what makes you a suitable candidate

by email to: Saskia Ilott, Education Manager

OR

via post to:
Saskia Ilott, Education Manager
Monkey Baa Theatre Company
c/- Lendlease Darling Quarter Theatre
Terrace 3, 1-25 Harbour St
Sydney NSW 2000

You can call us on: 8624 9341 for further information.


monkey baa education advisory panel (MEAP)

MEAP is our direct conduit to educators, and allows us to accelerate the improvement of our work in teaching and learning. A diverse panel of educators, MEAP is our brains trust: we love treating them to pizzas and wine while we share programming ideas. If you would like to join MEAP, please contact Monkey Baa’s Education Manager, Saskia Ilott or by calling 02 8624 9341.

We are very grateful to our Education Partners for making this program possible.