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How to Catch a Star

6 - 11 July 2024

This event takes place off site at The Neilson, Pier 2/3

Kids & Families

Based on the book by international best-selling author Oliver Jeffers, How to Catch a Star is an enchanting ACO Families production for the young and young at heart.

How to Catch a Star

Based on the internationally bestselling children’s book by acclaimed artist, author and illustrator Oliver Jeffers, this heartwarming production about reaching for dreams will take you on a journey from awe and wonder, through perseverance to triumph. In this stunning adaptation, Jeffers’ magical tale is brought to life on stage through storytelling and exquisite music performed by an ACO string quartet.

Following on from the ACO’s award-winning children’s shows, including There’s a Sea in My Bedroom, Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge, The Princess, The Pea (and the Brave Escapee) and The Nutcracker, this magical production is the perfect introduction to the world of classical music for audiences young and young at heart.

Presented by Australian Chamber Orchestra


Writer/Director Sandra Eldridge
Composer Elena Kats-Chernin
Set & Costume Designer Melanie Liertz
Lighting Designer Matt Cox
Movement Director Elle Evangelista
William Bartolo Actor

Music performed by an ACO Quartet

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