We specialise in creating spectacular large scale multidisciplinary theatre projects.

Our work is celebratory, fusing puppetry, digital technology and physical theatre to tell stories and explore society in a way that highlights the beauty and magic around us. We have toured our shows internationally, delighting families and enlivening festivals, gatherings and large events.

We also work collaboratively within communities, amplifying voices and shaping our work with the contributions of young people and cultural players. Our community cultural development work has empowered a range of marginalised communities to discuss their challenges, train and equip them with the tools for expression, and provide high impact live and digital platforms to communicate with audiences around the world. We have experience working with young people, multicultural groups, regional communities, and indigenous groups.

Bookings

For bookings, and more information about what we have on offer, email us at:
curious@curiouslegends.com.au

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Highlight Projects

Riverlights Festival (Maitland, 2018 & 2019) – Three multi-disciplinary spectacles as the grand finale of the festival, on the Hunter River itself! Read more

Penjelajahan Orangutan (Central Kalimantan, Indonesia, 2016) – Large scale participatory theatre project that toured Central Kalimantan, Indonesia Read more

Legenden Vom Licht (Freiburg, Germany, 2018) – Large scale celebratory puppetry performance in Freiburg, Germany Read more

Recent Projects

Jack’s Place (Newcastle, 2019) – On a winter’s night we honor elders of the past and embrace traditions of the present, in an inspiring performance of Aboriginal dancers, shadow screens, projections, and giant illuminated puppets. A special glimpse into the Worimi Dreaming with the Worimi Mob and the Bloodline Sista Girls.
The event also welcomed attendees to learn traditional crab pot making, cultural dance, shadow puppet construction and theatre games, as well as warming up with food trucks and hot drinks.

Coffin Lane (Maitland, 2017) – A creepy day out and show in Maitland. The spookily named ‘Coffin Lane’ was transformed into a playground for ghouls and ghosts, witches and monsters. As the sun went down, visitors made soundscapes, bones and spirit puppets, while snacking on local produce. At nightfall, our artists presented a hair raising show featuring a huge illuminated monster puppet.

Hidden Port (Newcastle, 2017) – Newcastle has a hidden history. We worked with five schools, the Worimi mob and the Bloodline Sista Girls to discover Aboriginal dreamtime stories, maritime battles, ghosts, and spirit birds, culminating in an illuminated interdisciplinary outdoor show.

Puppy Patch (Newcastle, 2014) – Pop up theatre for families with masks for Newcastle’s Make Your Place program. This very mischievous flash mob of old dogs and hyperactive puppies played at puppy school to the amazement of shoppers in the mall.

The Halloween Project (Newcastle, 2015) – A spooky celebration for families in Civic Park. Workshops in puppetry and mask making culminated in a terrifying display from mini monsters, clad in horrifying masks. The centre pieces were huge puppet beasts, bicycle mounted and paraded through town.

The Play Project (Melbourne, 2008) – An exploration of creative practices for Artplay Melbourne. We worked with a group of incredible young people and professional artists and we discovered that when playing, theatre happens. A development and show supported by City of Melbourne.