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ANIMAL FARM

All animals are equal

ANIMAL FARM

All animals are equal.

But some animals are more equal than others.

shake & stir’s award-winning adaptation of Orwell’s intensely powerful tale stampedes schools for the first-time in history. Revolution has taken place at Manor Farm. The pigs have assumed control and a better life free from human service is promised to all… Over 40 animals portrayed between three dexterous performers, to bring the farmyard inhabitants to visceral life. Pig in to witness one of the most shocking, relevant and wickedly funny in-school touring productions in 2023.

CREATIVE TEAM

Writer: George Orwell
Adaptor & Director: Nick Skubij

GRADES

9 – 12

CURRICULUM LINKS

Novel Study, Allegory, Freedom of Expression, Consequences of Actions, Peer Pressure
Drama: Unit 3 – Challenge

DRAMATIC FORMS & STYLES

Theatre of Social Comment, Contemporary Political Theatre, Physical Theatre, Epic Theatre, Ensemble, Satire

50 MINS + 10 MIN Q&A

PERFORMANCE SPACE

7X7 INDOOR WITH POWER

$8.90

PER STUDENT (INC. GST)
MINIMUM PERFORMANCE FEE APPLIES

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TEACHER REVIEWS

“It is always such a great experience for our students. They love it – and they ‘get’ it.”  NUDGEE COLLEGE

“A number of our English teachers were able to attend the show as well, and they couldn’t recommend the show highly enough.”
DOWNLANDS COLLEGE

“Wonderful in every way.”  ST RITA’S COLLEGE

TEACHERS RESOURCES

LIVE NOW

Available on this unique online portal, are professional, multi-camera recordings of all of our in-school performances, along with extensive accompanying teachers’ resources and some useful and entertaining special features. In addition, via SHAKE & STIR VIRTUAL, we will be hosting live Q&As with our performers and creatives, especially for your students. During these Q&As, students will be able to engage with our team just like they would if we were in your school!

MORE INFO

OUR 2023 SEASON

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