by Dan Giovannoni

1 - 12 November | State Theatre Centre WA | Years 3-8

After delighting audiences and receiving rave reviews in its sold out Perth Festival Season earlier this year, HOUSE returns for a special school matinee season.

A new contemporary fairy-tale, HOUSE is a mad-cap adventure story of loneliness, belonging and flying houses that takes our heroine, Cathelijn on a journey of self-realisation and self-determination. 

Cathelijn is all by herself in the centre of a dark forest, she tries to be strong, like a Viking. And that’s when she sees it – the house. A higgledy-piggledy mess of a place as tall as the trees. Inside, she finds Piotr, a small boy who never stops talking, and Elka, a grey-haired explorer who insists they keep the curtains closed tight.

When they suddenly launch into the air and set off across the sky, Cathelijn learns that this is no ordinary house: it’s a Rescue House, and it rescues the Loneliest Child in the world. So begins our extraordinary adventure.

Featuring a cast of memorable characters, and a living breathing house, this fun-filled escapade will set your students imaginations soaring.

The perfect end of year school excursion for students in year 3 and above!

If HOUSE were a book I would visit it with my children night after night…some of the most heart-warming theatre I’ve seen”
– Seesaw Magazine

A beautiful production…whimsical and wonderful…HOUSE enchants all ages” ★★★★
– The West Australian



Term 4

1 - 12 November 

Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre WA

85 minutes including post show Q&A

$17 per student*, 1 complimentary teacher ticket for every 10 students

*Transaction fee $8.95 per order

Days and Times

Monday 1 & 8 Nov - 11am 

Tuesday 2 & 9 Nov - 10am & 1pm

Wednesday 3 & 10 Nov - 11am

Thursday 4 & 11 Nov - 10am & 1pm

Friday 5 & 12 Nov - 11am

For those school children who face financial barriers to coming Barking Gecko Theatre shows, help is available through our donor funded INSPIRE program. Please contact us today if your children require assistance or (08) 6184 4905

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