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Patch Theatre in collaboration with Gravity & Other Myths I Wish... Term 1

10 – 11 April 2024

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An Acrobatic and Technology Creative Learning Performance | Early Stage 1 - Stage 3 | I Wish... is an acrobatic adventure exploring all the things we could be. Through physical theatre, stunning visuals, and a healthy dose of humour, explore our differences to reveal the magic of individuality.

I Wish… is a visually stunning spectacle of lights, circus feats and self-exploration

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An acrobatic adventure exploring all the things we could be...

People are made of stuff – good stuff and bad stuff, happy and sad stuff, stinky, odd, boring, dangerous, funny, sparkling potions of stuff. People also have secret ingredients – what could your secret ingredient be?

I Wish… is an exciting collaboration between two internationally renowned Australian performance companies – Patch Theatre (makers of ZOOOM) and the circus acrobatic company Gravity & Other Myths. Through physical theatre, stunning visuals, and a healthy dose of humour, students will be thrilled by gravity-defying acrobatics, and coloured lights and lasers.

The performers use their imaginations to explore all the things they could be – from an astronaut to a unicorn, and everything in between. While exploring all their big feelings on stage, the acrobats encourage students to see the power of exploring our differences to reveal the magic of individuality.

Sydney Opera House presents I Wish... by Patch Theatre in collaboration with Gravity & Other Myths

Teacher’s resource pack

Extend your theatre experience by exploring five themes central to I Wish...

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Curriculum links

I Wish…explores content around health, wellbeing and relationships – belonging, being and becoming – and themes around hopes and dreams, emotions, sensations and moods, difference identity and individuality, acrobatics, movement and dance and exploring colour.

The performance supports general capabilities and cross curriculum priorities across literacy, critical and creative thinking and personal and social capability.

It supports learning across PDHPE, English, Oral language and communication, and the Creative Arts.

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