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Come Alive Museum Theatre Festival 2013

Come Alive Festival of Museum Theatre, National Museum of Australia, 28 October to 1 November 2013.

Our stories – brought to life!

Monday 28 October to Friday 1 November 2013

Performances daily at 12 noon and 6pm

The National Museum of Australia is staging the 2013 Come Alive Museum Theatre Festival, a celebration of the many stories in the Museum’s collection via the theatrical arts.

The festival had its genesis at the Museum in 2009, after some years of collaboration with a single secondary college in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). In that year, the festival increased in scale and reach, and included performances by students from other government and non-government schools in the ACT.

Come Alive Festival

This year once again sees students from across the ACT producing theatre performances based upon a selection of the compelling stories associated with the many objects and artefacts in the Museum’s collection and galleries.

The students and their teachers will be from Calwell High School, Canberra College, Dickson College, Canberra Girls’ Grammar School, Lake Tuggeranong College, Melrose High School, Merici College, Narrabundah College, Orana Steiner School, St Francis Xavier College and Stromlo High School.

‘Show week’ is Monday 28 October to Friday 1 November, with performances each day at 12 noon and 6pm, in the Visions Theatre.

The festival is free, so take advantage of this opportunity to see how young Canberrans interpret some of the many stories in the National Museum of Australia, and present them in theatrical form.

Bookings essential. Book online through Eventbrite
Visions Theatre

Visit the Centenary of Canberra website for more about the festival

Come Alive Festival