This year’s hugely anticipated Festival launch features more than 200 local performers working with an international team of choreographers, designers and theatre specialists.
The Pitts Family Circus began as a duo 15 years ago and have grown their marvellous troupe to five, simply by breeding more Pitts. (Ingenious!)
Action packed and interactive, this theatre show for kids combines, absurd comedy and ingenious physical theatre
The irrepressible Joel Salom is an outstanding Aussie acrobatic comic with more than 20 international years under his colourful belt.
Based on a story by the Brothers Grimm, The Fisherman and his Wife is a delightfully ageless folk tale for audience members from 6 to 106.
Kaput! is the story of a clumsy ‘Mr Fixit’ who, despite his best efforts to perform the simplest of tasks, only manages to fuel the catastrophe unfolding around him.
For the 2017 Castlemaine State Festival, Leeroy is creating a temporary sculptural installation, La Puerta Del Laberinto, for the exterior of the Castlemaine Art Museum.
Mano a Mano (Hand to Hand) come to Castlemaine all the way from Mar del Plata, at the southernmost tip of Argentina.
Children are Stinky has been a smash hit, ***** (that’s 5-star)-awarded phenomenon and sold out at the Melbourne, Adelaide AND Edinburgh Fringe Festivals.
The Spookmaster is a frightfully fun story about families and the journey from adolescence.
Winner of the ‘Original New Circus’ award on its debut at Melbourne Fringe Festival 2015, Perhaps Hope has been praised by critics and audiences alike for its extreme beauty and courage.
The Amazing Drumming Monkeys is an adorable variety show for little people (1 to 8 years)
These sessions are a fabulous way of introducing your child to the wonderful world of books in a fun and social atmosphere.
The Little House Project is a delightful art installation created in conjunction with ceramicist Ann Ferguson, under the Festival’s ASCEND education program.
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