Written by Zac James
Age Group: Years K – 6
Dates: Metro Tour: 27 April – 2 July 2021 (Term 2) | 9 August – 3 September 2021 (Term 3) | South West Tour: 19 July – 6 August 2021
Venue: Metro Schools Incursion
Duration: 45mins + 10min Q&A
Students numbers: 50 (min) – 150 (max)
Curriculum Links: Arts, English, HASS, Science, Sustainability, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
Prices: $12 (+ GST) per student
10% discount for Waterwise, Disadvantaged ($10.90 + GST per student) | School bookings in excess of 500 students ($7.50 + GST per student)
Regional Schools – price on application
Bookings: email@example.com | (08) 9380 3049
We acknowledge the following partners, whose support make this program possible:
Written by Zac James
Directed by Amy Smith
Set design by Matt McVeigh
Costume design by Angela Ferolla & Matt McVeigh
Sound design by Tao Issaro
Stage Manager Maddie Young
Cast Nadia Martich, Ebony McGuire, Chace Poland & Levi Widnall
Bilya Kaatijin (which means “Fresh Water Knowledge” in Noongar) is the fourth and final story in Yirra Yaakin’s Kaatijin series.
Connecting stories from Noongar land (south-west Western Australia) to Wonguktha land (the northern Goldfields), Aotearoa (New Zealand) and the Kikuyu people of Kenya, Bilya Kaatijin teaches us about the importance of water to First Nations people around the world.
Journeying through global Dreaming stories the show teaches its audiences about the importance of accepting others, the power of empathy and the impact of climate change to the land and the Noongar seasons.
This production continues Yirra Yaakin’s involvement in connecting young people & families with important cultural knowledge and stories about our region. We are committed to sharing important messages of caring for country, environmental sustainability and cultural awareness.
Education Kits are provided free of charge with any booking of this play. They are also available for individual purchase at $30.00 + GST (plus postage).
If you are interested in purchasing an Education Kit, please complete an Order Form and return it to our Education Manager.Download Order Form
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