Josephine Wants to Dance – 2018 (Education Season)

Josephine Wants to Dance
based on the book by Jackie French & Bruce Whatley
Adapted by Eva Di Cesare, Sandra Eldridge & Tim McGarry

Josephine Wants to Dance is a story about having dreams and believing in yourself…

Josephine is a kangaroo – who loves to dance. Her little brother, Joey, tells her that kangaroos don’t dance, they hop, but Josephine continues to point her toes and leap through the air. When a ballet troupe comes to the sleepy town of Shaggy Gully, Josephine’s talents are called upon to help save the day…but can she do it, and more importantly, does it matter that she’s a kangaroo?

Brought to you by the team who created the  award-winning Pete the Sheep, this hilarious new work by Monkey Baa will be a joyous excursion, full of rich opportunities for your students to learn, imagine, dance and dream. Do not miss it!

Image: ©Bruce Whatley, 2006, from Josephine Wants to Dance by Jackie French and Bruce Whatley. Published by HarperCollins Publishers Australia

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To access this education resource, please contact your local performing arts venue for a copy and the password. Alternatively, please contact our Education Manager by emailing