Patch Theatre Presents: The Lighthouse
Posted by Team APATA | Apr 29, 2021
Patch Theatre makes professional theatre for children 4–8yrs, founded in South Australia in 1972. The team at Patch Theatre have produced 110 unique theatre works and performed to over 1.85 million children around the world.
In addition to theatrical works, the team develops new installation work, including interactive, immersive installations for children and the whole family to engage play – beautifully well-designed visual treats that take us out of this world.
Patch Theatre is set to illuminate Arts Centre Melbourne’s State Theatre with The Lighthouse from 6-10 and 16 & 17 July with their award-winning light and sound wonderland.
The Lighthouse first premiered at the 2020 Adelaide Festival drawing audiences and critical acclaim, winning the 2020 Ruby Award for Best Work or Event within a Festival.
Watch the first audiences experience The Lighthouse at Adelaide Festival.
The Lighthouse beckons young people and their adults to explore the endless wonders of light. This unique interactive performance is part installation, part scientific quest, part rave.
Taking light out of traditional theatre spaces and moving it into more explorative terrain, The Lighthouse puts children and their families at the centre of an exploration of light.
Videography: Matt Byrne and Claire Bishop