Australian Poetry (2019)

Complete Works Theatre Company


Entertaining, educational and involved students, so terrific. The range of poems appealed to the diverse tastes of students.
Teacher, Princes Hill Secondary College

The Australian idiom is explored in a presentation of performance poetry that expresses a variety of voices both linguistically and culturally. Students participate in an interactive workshop with the actors to take away ideas to write their own poetry.

Poems easily lend themselves to a range of classroom exercises; forms include ballads, free and comic verse, spoken word and rap using a broad range of poetic devices.

All performances are followed by a Q&A with the actors. Company members have broad knowledge of poetry and storytelling and can lead discussion on style and content.

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Lovely modelling of how poetry should be performed and can take so many different forms. I believe that seeing shows like this helps foster a love of language in all my students.
Teacher, Presbyterian Ladies College

I want to thank CWTC and your team for another wonderful production. The poetry show was fantastic and our students really enjoyed it.
Teacher, Portland Secondary College

Show Details



Year Level Suitability


Curriculum area

The Arts - Drama, English


Poetry, Storytelling, Theatre, Ballads, Australian Identity, Spoken Word


Drama, Workshop


60 minutes, plus Q&A


$10 per student. Minimum performance fee $1200, for groups 120 or less.

School Term:
Term 1, Term 2, Term 3, Term 4


Metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria

REQUIREMENTS: Flat playing space, minimum 6x6 metres, access to power and portable whiteboard

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