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Announcement of Eva Di Cesare as Artistic Director

September 3rd, 2020

MEDIA RELEASE // FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monkey Baa Theatre Company today announced Eva Di Cesare has been appointed Artistic Director effective from 1 January 2021. A co-Founder of the company, Ms Di Cesare’s new era of creative leadership will include commissioning writers and artists from all over Australia to support a greater diversity of emerging…

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message about covid-19

March 24th, 2020

We had dearly hoped there would be a different outcome, but in-line with government advice all Monkey Baa and ARA Darling Quarter Theatre activity has been paused for now and our core team will be working off-site. what does this mean? First and foremost, we will be postponing the April premiere of Edward the Emu…

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Donations in response to the bushfire crisis

January 8th, 2020

We are deeply connected to many of the impacted communities and landscapes, having toured to those regions regularly over the past 22 years. Our hearts are with the people and the venues that we know and love, and our thanks with the men and women on the frontline saving and repairing communities. Many of our…

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Industry response to the omission of Best Production for Children and Best Production for Young People from the 2020 Sydney Theatre Awards

December 18th, 2019

Monkey Baa has joined with our industry peers to petition the Sydney Theatre Awards to reinstate categories recognising work for young audiences. Prior to 2019, separate awards were presented each year for Best Production for Children and Best Production for Young People.  In 2019 these were combined into a single award, Best Production for Children…

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Terms and Conditions – ROFLSHALBOWCO Ticket Competition

December 10th, 2019

Terms and Conditions for The Listies, ROFLSHALBOWCO Ticket Competition GAME OF SKILL PRIZE – TERMS AND CONDITIONS 1. This is a game of skill. Chance plays no part in determining the winner. Each entry will be individually judged, based upon individual creative merit. All entries must be an independent creation by the entrant and free of any…

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Who are The Listies? Glad you asked…

December 9th, 2019

The Age April 5, 2019 Who are The Listies? If you’ve never heard of The Listies, this article paints a perfect picture. There really isn’t anyone quite like them and we can’t wait to get swept up in their hilarity come January with their brand new live show! 10–25 January 2020 tickets available here  …

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Position available: Touring Technical Coordinator

October 1st, 2019

Monkey Baa is a leading touring theatre company for young people in Australia. We tour nationally and internationally every year with unique productions based on Australian children’s literature. We are looking for a Touring Technical Coordinator! Sydney based but touring to all States and Territories from 9 March – 23 November 2020. The role includes…

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2020 National Tour ‘Edward the Emu’

July 3rd, 2019

AUDITION CALL OUT Monkey Baa is casting its 2020 national tour of Edward the Emu, based on the book by Sheena Knowles and Rod Clement. Written and Directed by Eva Di Cesare WE ARE LOOKING FOR  3 PERFORMERS highly skilled in puppeteering and storytelling aged anywhere between 21-55yrs Performers need to be Sydney based &…

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ABC’s Libbie Doherty is Monkey Baa’s new Chairperson

March 27th, 2019

Monkey Baa Theatre Company has welcomed Libbie Doherty as its new Chairperson. Libbie is the Acting Head of Children’s Content at the ABC and brings extensive experience as a creative leader for young people. “I’m honoured and excited to be working with the creative force that is Monkey Baa,” Ms Doherty said. “They are an impressive…

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Terms and Conditions – Red Racing Hood Ticket Competition Copy

January 18th, 2019

Terms and Conditions for Red Racing Hood Ticket Competition GAME OF SKILL PRIZE – TERMS AND CONDITIONS 1. This is a game of skill. Chance plays no part in determining the winner. Each entry will be individually judged, based upon individual creative merit. All entries must be an independent creation by the entrant and free of any…

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