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Children of the Black Skirt - Adelaide Fringe Tour in Goolwa

14 Mar - 14 Feb 2015

A group of lost children stumble across an abandoned orphanage in the Australian bush. They become trapped in a timeless world, haunted by spirits from the past. These stories, told by award-winning playwright Angela Betzien and performed by Ink Pot Arts’ youth acting ensemble, take us on a journey through the darker side of our Australian history.
Children of the Black Skirt is a thought provoking show for teenagers and adults to experience, it highlights many of the unfortunate dark histories around the treatment of children across Australian history from settlement to modern day.
Suitable for students aged 12+ and anyone interested in the history of Australia and the treatment of young people. This show is suitable for students studying English, Drama, History, Social Studies, Psychology and Society & Environment. Themes discussed include: transportation and child migration in colonial Australia, abandonment, orphanages, poverty and its effects on children, The Stolen Generation, Children as servants and themes of neglect and child abuse, parental guidance is advised.

Entry Cost (AUD): Adult Price: $20.00
Family Price: $60.00
Pensioner Price: $15.00
Companion Card Accepted
Event Venue: Goolwa Centenary Hall
14 Cadell St, Goolwa 5214
Event Times: 7pm - 8.15pm
Facilities: Access with assistance for Disabled
Air Conditioned
Parking for the Disabled
Public Toilet
Toilet facilities for the Disabled
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Contact: Phi Theodoros
Address: PO Box 1177 Nairne SA 5252
Telephone: 0401517082

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