Splash Theatre is an independent, professional touring company that tours to schools, arts centres, festivals and a variety of community venues. Established in 1997, its work has toured overseas to Russia, New Zealand and Singapore and to every state in Australia.
Performances suitable for schools include
The Water Show (suits R-7) focuses on environmental and water issues. In 2010 and 2011 this show has been presented by SA Water, both at its Adelaide-based Learning Centre in and on tour in regional schools.
The Book Show (suits R-7) is produced in Term 3 each year to help schools and libraries celebrate Children's Book Week. The company visits 60-80 schools and libraries across the state, annually with a play comprising books and stories inspired by the Children's Book Week Theme.
Ticklish Allsorts (suits K-4) is an award-winning musical show with interactive dance moves and songs in a wide variety of musical styles.
And Their Ghosts May be Heard (suits Years 8-12) features Australian ballads, songs and scenes from Australia's history, including Ned Kelly's Trial, the Eureka Stockade and Gallipoli.
Mr Badger Tells the Story of the Wind in the Willows (suits R-7) is a delightful, storytelling performance of this classic book. The show has been presented in over one hundred libraries and schools all over Australia.
I have had nothing but positive feedback from staff and students after yesterday’s performance... It was quite amazing to see Reception students and Year 6/7’s taking something out of the one performance that they attended together... The teaching staff [was] equally as happy.
Good Shepherd Lutheran School, 2011
More detailed information about each performance, including costs, testimonials and availability, can be obtained by contacting the company.