At a central mooring place, large lightweight boats wait patiently for children’s imagination and energy. Once aboard, the boats are propelled by a flurry of feet, with kids working as a crew for their own voyage across the high seas. As the boats journey, Polyglot artists float as castaways to be rescued or as mysterious elements of the urban ocean. Together artists and children guide their boats to safe harbor, ready for new crew and the next adventure!

Polyglot Theatre

Polyglot Theatre is Australia’s leading creator of interactive and participatory theatre for children and families. Their distinctive artistic philosophy has placed them at the international forefront of contemporary arts experiences for babies and children up to 12 years of age. Inspired by artwork, play and ideas of children, Polyglot Theatre creates imagined worlds where audiences actively participate in performance through touch, play and encounter. Polyglot Theatre is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body, the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria and the City of Melbourne.

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THU: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
FRI: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm,
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
SAT: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm,
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
SUN: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm,
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Patrons may enter and exit as they please within their performance slot


Legacy Plaza

ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station – MAP

Patron Notes

All ages.
Interactive show.

Free events are open entry.