Classes, Contemporary Plays, New Works, Touring
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Shake & stir is one of the country’s leading contemporary theatre companies touring Australia and New Zealand since 2006. shake & stir produce an annual season of Mainstage and in-school productions. Mainstage work has included: The Australian premiere of Green Day’s American Idiot (2017 Helpmann Award nominations – Best Lighting Design and Best Female in a Supporting Role, 2017 Matilda Awards – Best Musical or Cabaret and Best Set Design), George’s Marvellous Medicine, Endgame, Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts (2016 Helpmann Award nominations – Best Presentation for Children and Best Regional Touring Production), Dracula (2016 Matilda Awards – Best Set Design and Best Lighting Design), Wuthering Heights, 1984, Tequila Mockingbird (2014 Matilda Awards – Best Mainstage Production, Gold Matilda Award), Out Damn Snot, Animal Farm (2012 Matilda Awards – Best Independent Production and Best Direction) and Statespeare (2012 Helpmann Award nomination – Best Presentation for Children). The company is widely acknowledged as a leading national touring theatre company, taking medium to large scale works to major metropolitan and regional centres, annually. shake & stir has been nominated for APACA’S Drover Award for Tour of the Year on four occasions, collecting the Award consecutively in 2014 & 2015. National Tours have included: George’s Marvellous Medicine, Green Day’s American Idiot, Dracula, Wuthering Heights, Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts, 1984, Animal Farm and Statespeare.