WHO ARE BLUE WHALE THEATRE? WHY CHOOSE US?..
We are dedicated and passionate about providing the very best theatrical school shows for your students. Our Artistic Director and performer Therase Neve has over 15 years of experience, enthusiasm and commitment working professionally in theatre in education, developing performing and creating children’s theatre and theatre in education for Australia, the UK and Spain. We perform living history productions for Primary and Secondary school on the life of Saint Mary MacKillop (Mary - A Story of Courage) and Catherine McAuley's Mercy story (A Bright Light in the Darkness).
We also perform shows for Children's book week (Storybook Delights), healthy living and nutrition incursion (Staying Healthy with Sailor Sam) and our Christmas incursion for early years (Evie the Christmas Elf)
We have the knowledge and experience - knowing exactly what your students need from a school show - Blue Whale Theatre shows are the most effective way to communicate ideas and messages to children through theatre. With colourful characters and interactive shows with audience participation, we take your students on a captivating journey full of learning and excitement.
Our performances are written and performed by exceptional degree qualified performance staff. Qualified and passionate about performing for students - we are a smart choice when booking entertainment to visit your school. We are proud to have exceptional feedback in our work in educational establishments, with most of our schools and preschools rebooking shows with us time and time again!
All Blue Whale Theatre Actors are exceptional degree qualified performers who are required to pass a rigorous audition and reference check before working with us. We contract the absolute best entertainers Australia has to offer; our performers are mostly ex graduates of AIM DRAMATIC ARTS in Sydney with huge talents across the board in acting, singing and dancing.
All Actors have training and lots of experience in children’s theatre, musical theatre and working with children in an education and entertainment environment! All Actors contracted by Blue Whale Theatre have NSW Working with Children Checks and public liability insurance.
Our high standards across the board ensure you get the best possible experience for your school show and help us to maintain the excellent reputation of Blue Whale Theatre!
"After the production 'A Bright Light in the Darkness' - The Catherine McAuley Story, staff commented as a group that it was the 'best incursion’ they have ever witnessed in the school setting … and I agree wholeheartedly!”
Philip Ledlin School Principal, Our Lady of Dolours Catholic Primary School, Chatswood, NSW
Thank you for a wonderful play on the life of Saint Mary MacKillop. Again another wonderful experience of professional storytelling from Blue Whale Theatre. Thank you again for your expert performances and professional actors who brought the story of Mary MacKillop to life for the current generation.
Emma Lenehan, Our Lady Queen of Peace Primary, Sydney 2017.
Here are some a links to articles writen about Blue Whale Theatre: A Bright Light in the Darkness - The Catherine McAuley Story