Arena Theatre Company Artistic Associate Jolyon James, Robot Song

Autism and creativity

Jolyon James discusses the role of creativity in nurturing, respecting and supporting young people.

Arena Theatre Company Air Race Chi

World Premiere of Air Race

The great Air Race has begun! This week saw the world premiere of Arena’s latest show Air Race. Inspired by the amazing true story of the 1919 Air Race from London…


Sunny Ray & The Magnificent Moon tours to China

  Arena’s hit musical for ages 4 – 8, Sunny Ray & the Magnificent Moon, has been selected to perform at the China International Children’s Festival in Beijing as part…


Robot Song: Friends with Juniper

Through the unconventional eyes of a child on the autism spectrum, Robot Song takes the audience on an incredible ride of personal discovery. “Robot Song is a snapshot into the…

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Trapper receives two Green Room nominations

Trapper has received two Green Room nominations: Best Lighting Design, by the incredible Paul Lim Best Ensemble, for our brilliant cast Rachel Perks, Naomi Rukavina, Hamish Irvine and Daniel Schlusser….


Sunny Ray: The Hook

Sunny Ray and The Magnificent Moon 4 OCTOBER, SPIEGELTENT HAWKE’S BAY ARTS FESTIVAL 2017 There’s a lot to navigate before you get to your seat in children’s theatre. Who’s eaten?…