These Easter school holidays, head to Brisbane’s Queensland Performing Arts Centre for exciting shows the whole family will enjoy. Join Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Dairy and all his friends on one of their exciting escapades. Find out if Cinderella and the Handsome Prince will find each other once again or watch in astonishment at the amazing feats of strongmen and acrobats at the Cirque de la Symphonie.
Hairy Maclary and Friends, 9-13 April
Hercules Morse, Bottomley Potts and Schnitzel von Krum are back at QPAC these school holidays. Hairy Maclary and Friends will have your kids in stitches as you join these mischievous pups on their wild adventures. Sing and dance along with live music and colourful costumes as you hear five of your favourite Hairy Maclary stories. Take your kids to enjoy this popular show, on for one week only, after a massive sell out performance in January.
Cirque de la Symphonie, 9 April
For an exciting circus experience for the whole family, check out the Cirque de la Symphonie accompanied by the Queensland’s Pops Orchestra. This clever performance will see awe inspiring physical acts from aerial flyers, contortionists, acrobats, dancers, jugglers and strongmen, whilst listening to a stunning repertoire of classical masterpieces and popular contemporary scores. A unique event, Cirque de la Symphonie is bound to keep audiences on the edge of their seat as they witness physical feats of epic proportions.
Queensland Ballet’s Cinderella, 5-20 April
See a magical fairy tale be brought to life with the Queensland Ballet’s stunning, new production of Ben Stevenson’s Cinderella. With dazzling costumes and beautiful sets, these talented dancers will captivate, as they gracefully retell this charming and romantic story. This performance of Cinderella will delight and inspire all ages, as you discover if dreams really do come true.
Dora the Explorer, 4-8 April
For more Easter fun these school holidays, check out the free Eggventures in the City performances. Dora the Explorer will take to the stage in the Queen Street Mall for fun live shows twice daily. Be sure to stick around afterwards so your kids can meet and cuddle their favourite characters.
SpongeBob SquarePants, 12-14 April
SpongeBob SquarePants wasn’t going to miss out on all the Easter fun, so he’ll also be performing live shows on the Main Stage in the Queen Street Mall. Take your little ones to this free event where they might even get a chance to meet their loveable friend.