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Gut Feeling - Art Play

by Olivia (follow)
Age 5 to 10 (170)     
As part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Art Play are offering the most awesome immersive, interactive journey through the human digestive system, from top to bottom, created by the very clever artists ‘Born in a Taxi’.

Gut Feeling!!
Gut Feeling

You are promised a morning of physical theatre where the kids get to travel through about 110 meters of “intestine”, watch real bacteria projected directly onto the stomach lining, and then get rather gracefully ejected out of the sphincter! I know ..and with the sound effects too!

Gut Feeling!!
She's going in

How awesome to have the opportunity to be turned into poo. No! I mean… how awesome that our children can explore their creativity and share unique artistic experiences with professional artists, in such a wonderful, up close and personal space?

Gut Feeling!!
Inside the gut!

This performance was not only hysterically funny, a bit yucky at times, and pretty warm, it was also a wonderful lesson in the human body, which I know my 8-year-old learnt a lot from. To be able to get inside the gut, with two hilarious ‘Gut Guides’ is by far the best way to learn, and the Q & A session afterwards just went on to prove how awesome an experience this was.

This project is part of ArtPlay’s New Ideas Lab program, where artists are supported to create new work with children and families.


Gut Feeling!!
Meeting the Bacteria

Art Play has more than 300 workshops, events and performances every year and for all ages and abilities too. The staff are super friendly, incredibly helpful and knowledgeable.

Bookings are required for most workshops, however there are also free drop-in events available. Be sure to check out what’s on before dropping by.

Gut Feeling is back on the 6 April – 9 April as part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, so book now! You don’t want to be the only poop that missed out!

Where: Birrarung Marr, Behind Federation Square
Melbourne VIC
Cost: $16 per child, check out ArtPlay's website for tickets

Artists: Born in a Taxi

You can follow Born In a Taxi on Instagram and on Facebook

Age suitability 5 to 8 years.

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