HOUSE: 2024

Cathelijn is completely and undeniably alone: no friends, no family, no-one to turn to. All by herself in the centre of a dark forest.  And that’s when she sees it - the house. A higgledy-piggledy mess of a place. Inside, she finds Piotr and Elka.

So begins an extraordinary adventure that takes Cathelijn across the world and deep inside herself, on a journey of self-realisation and self-determination.

Part contemporary fairy-tale, part mad-cap adventure story, HOUSE is a heart-felt and hilarious tale of loneliness, belonging and flying houses. Featuring a cast of loveable characters and a living, breathing house, this fun-filled escapade for the whole family will set imaginations soaring.

The original production of HOUSE was a Barking Gecko Theatre and Perth Festival co-production.

Audience:  Year 3 and above

Venue: Octagon Theatre, University of Western Australia

Tuesday, 29 October - Friday, 1 November (Week 4, Term 4)
Tuesday, 5 November - Friday, 8. November (Week 5, Term 4)

Performance Times:
Tuesdays / Thursdays: 10am and 1pm
Wednesdays / Fridays: 11am

Standard Bookings:
Ticket Prices: 
$16 per student
Complimentary staff/supervisor (1:10)
Additional adults at student prices (maximum numbers may apply)

To Book:
Booking Request Forms were emailed to all metropolitan schools though public-facing email addresses on Monday, 5 February 2024. Alternatively, please click here to download a Booking Request Form.

INSPIRE Perth and Kwinana schools will be contacted directly.

Booking Confirmation:
Ticket Allocations will be made in order of receipt, with confirmations sent from the week commencing Monday, 18 March 2024.

Excursion Planning Information:
Please click here to download information to support the completion of Local Area Excursion Documentation (DoE).

For any queries please email


Story by: Dan Giovannoni and Luke Kerridge
Playwright: Dan Giovannoni
Director: Luke Kerridge
Set & Costume Designer: Charlotte Lane
Composer and Sound Designer: Rachael Dease
Lighting Designer: Richard Vabre
Contraptions Designer: Philip Millar
System Designer: Tim Collins
Dramaturg: Jennifer Medway


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