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Monkey Baa Theatre Company’s Directors and Staff on Marriage Equality

October 3rd, 2017

Monkey Baa Theatre Company staff and audiences are made up of adults and young people from all walks of life. As a company, we pride ourselves on ensuring the Monkey Baa community are treated equally, with respect and without the fear of discrimination no matter their culture, creed, gender, ability or sex. We believe that…

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Josephine Wants to Dance – Audition Call Out

September 18th, 2017

Josephine Wants to Dance – Audition Call Out Monkey Baa is casting its 2018 national tour of a brand new musical Josephine Wants to Dance, based on the book by Jackie French – and we are looking for the ‘triple threat’ team of 4 actor/singer/dancers to work with the company for a week beginning 20th November for…

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We’re Hiring a Production Manager

September 18th, 2017

We’re looking for a Production Manager! The Production Manager will have the overall responsibility to manage and deliver the technical and production requirements for Monkey Baa productions. They will do this from idea to stage and will tour, nationally and internationally. This role would suit a diligent and highly motivated team leader with an ability to…

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We’re Hiring an Education Manager

August 29th, 2017

Monkey Baa Theatre Company is seeking an Education Manager starting September 2017. The Education Manager will work with the Monkey Baa team to create and implement an inspiring and engaging Education Program for early childhood, primary and secondary students attending performances and events produced by Monkey Baa Theatre Company and presented at the Lend Lease…

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Mothball’s Rehearsal Diaries – tech week (things are getting serious…)

March 15th, 2017

Monday 13 March (Lendlease Darling Quarter Theatre) Morning: bumped in to our new home this morning at the Lendlease Darling Quarter Theatre. Director tells me this is THE most important week (opening night Saturday). No pressure then. Afternoon: Some award-winning Lighting Designer called Matt Cox took over the stage. I retired to my dressing room. Tuesday 14…

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Mothball’s rehearsal diaries – week 2

March 9th, 2017

Monday 6 March (REX Cramphorn Studio) Morning: costume fittings. More scene work for 90 minutes without a break. Had to wait until 1pm for my lunch – at least they fed me properly. Afternoon: Director demanded to ‘re-cap the day’s work.’ Pfft. Tuesday 7 March (REX Cramphorn Studio) Morning: Worked on scene 6 and 7. Dug…

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Mothball’s rehearsal diaries – week 1

February 27th, 2017

Monday 27 February (Lendlease Darling Quarter Theatre) Morning: humans recorded various noises from my world: dogs barking, cockerels crowing, Jackie and Bryan discussing the amount of carrots to give me… the only answer is MORE! Humans left me in my secret hiding place. They won’t let anyone see me for another few weeks. Afternoon: Finally, my time to…

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The Peasant Prince wins two awards!

February 21st, 2017

Monkey Baa Theatre Company’s production of The Peasant Prince has scooped up two awards – The Glugs – Most Outstanding Production for Children (aged 3 – 11)   and Sydney Theatre Awards – Best Production for Children Directed by  Tim McGarry, The Peasant Prince is the children’s version of Mao’s Last Dancer by Li Cunxin and toured 38 venues across Australia in…

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We’re looking for a part-time Administrator

January 12th, 2017

Monkey Baa is looking for a part-time Administrator to join our team. The Administrator will work with the Monkey Baa team to maintain a smooth running of the Monkey Baa Theatre Company office and Lendlease Darling Quarter Theatre. You will show initiative, a sense of humour, problem solving and job juggling skills while working with…

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The Peasant Prince – nominated for two GLUGS!

December 8th, 2016

Monkey Baa Theatre Company’s production of The Peasant Prince has been nominated for two GLUG Awards! Beloved Sydney theatre group The GLUGS – now celebrating their 50th year – will host the 2016 GLUGS Theatre Awards on Monday 6 February 2017 at The Castlereagh Hotel. The Peasant Prince has been nominated in two categories: Most Outstanding Production for Children…

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