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Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live! Student Matinee
January 20 @ 10:00 am
Grade Recommendation: Elementary School
Curriculum Connections: History, Social Studies, Science, Math, Theatre
Get ready for the ultimate playdate – 65 million years in the making – as Erth’s DINOSAUR ZOO LIVE guides students on a breathtaking tour through the pre-historic world. Students will observe, meet, and interact with an eye-popping collection of amazingly life-like dinosaurs and other creatures presented in a theatrical performance that will thrill and entertain kids while stimulating their imaginations in ways that will forever connect them to their world. Brought to life by a team of skilled performers and puppeteers, and designed with the help of professional paleontologists, Erth’s DINOSAUR ZOO LIVE’s puppets are so extraordinarily realistic you may feel the urge to run and hide – but don’t! Because you won’t want to miss a minute of this fun, unique, entertaining and educational live show created by Erth Visual & Physical of Sydney, Australia. While it may indeed have been 65 million years in the making, we think you’ll agree, it’s well worth the wait.
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Founded in 1990 in Ballarat Victoria, ERTH has been consistently creating art for the public domain since its inception, and is today recognized as an innovator of physical and visual theatre nationally and internationally.
ERTH combines a truly fantastic aesthetic with performance and often site-specific productions that involve a menagerie of large-scale puppets, stilts, inflatables and aerial techniques.
Productions, installations and creatures include: Incubator, Gargoyles, Waterheads, Caution, Bushfire, The Garden, Gondwana, The Nargun and the Stars, Dinosaur Petting Zoo, Dinosaur Zoo, I, Bunyip, Spirit Creatures and TaniWha Acts I, II and III.
ERTH tours the globe extensively and has performed at most major Australian and International festivals such as the Sydney Olympic Games Opening Ceremony (2000), Hong Kong Fringe, Galway Arts Festival (Ireland), Stockton, Riverside Festival (UK), Singapore Arts Festival and the Festival of Arts & Ideas in Connecticut, USA. Recent ERTH works have been seen at Bangkok (2009), Shanghai World Expo (2010), Sydney Childrens’ Festival (2009/2010/2011), City of Sydney Chinese New Year Parades (2009/2010/2011), Ten Days on the Island tour (2011), Hampyeong Butterfly Festival, Korea (2011) and Melbourneʼs renowned Moomba Festival (2009/2010/2011). View the Artist Page
ROBIN W. – Chicago
“We just saw the show. It was amazing. You are all terrific. Our little one loved it. It’s all he can talk about. Thank you for sharing this amazing performance.”
ELIZABETH M. – Mesa
“Thank you!!! thank you!!! thank you!!! The show in Mesa, AZ was amazing.”
SUSAN G. – Dallas
“Sam had soooooo much fun today. He says he’s sorry that he couldn’t put his head into the T-Rex’s mouth, but it was the best day of his life.”
MACARONI KID – Chicago
“My Macaroni Family went to the show Tuesday night and had a blast! The puppeteers did such a great job that we almost forgot that we weren’t looking at real dinosaurs! Erth’s DINOSAUR ZOO LIVE is the perfect combination of entertaining and educational.”
MARINA H. – Mesa
“Thank you for helping to make my son’s birthday the best ever.”
LAURA B. – Baton Rouge
“The show was awesome! Please come back soon!”
KEELY H. – Mesa
“Thank you all for a wonderful show today in Mesa! My son loved every minute! Well done!”
MERRIE N. – Chicago
“The show was AWESOME. My Granddaughter got to go up and meet the babies on stage. She was beyond thrilled. When we left … she said, ‘Gramma, I wanna go back.’ Anyone who has a chance to take a child to see this, ‘GO!’”
BILLY M. – Tampa M.
“I saw your tour in Tampa, twice. I loved it!”
JENNIFER J. – Mesa
“We attended Sunday afternoon’s performance with our boys and were amazed! They absolutely loved it.”