Education

For Parents

Parents Price Tickets

Parents can now access specially-priced tickets if their child is attending a Black Swan performance as part of a school group booking. For 2017, Parents Price tickets are $38.00 for Studio Underground productions and $57.00 for Heath Ledger Theatre productions.

Schools must book these tickets as part of the school group booking (maximum of two tickets per family). For more information, please contact Black Swan's Education & Community Access Manager, Alena on alena@bsstc.com.au or (08) 6212 9300.

 

Suitability, Warnings and Themes

Black Swan's productions have a range of themes, warnings and suitability levels for students and young adults.

PRODUCTION  Once in Royal David’s City by Michael Gow 

SEASON  25 Mar to 09 Apr

VENUE Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre of WA

AGE SUITABILITY 13+

THEMES  Ageing, growing up, family, loss, purpose, politics 

WARNINGS Some adult themes, mild language

DURATION Approx 2 hrs [incl interval]

 

PRODUCTION The Lighthouse Girl by Hellie Turner, based on the novels of Dianne Wolfer

SEASON 28 Apr to 14 May

VENUE Studio Underground, State Theatre Centre of WA

AGE SUITABILITY 10+

THEMES Anzac story; those left at home during the war and the struggles of the young men who enlisted 

WARNINGS Family friendly

DURATION Approx 1 hr 30 mins [no interval]

 

PRODUCTION Endgame by Samuel Beckett

SEASON 27 May to 11 Jun 

VENUE Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre of WA

AGE SUITABILITY 13+

THEMES Old age, isolation, loneliness, mortality

WARNINGS Some adult themes, concepts

DURATION Approx 1 hr 40 mins [no interval]

 

PRODUCTION The Eisteddfod by Lally Katz

SEASON 22 Jun to 09 Jul

VENUE Studio Underground, State Theatre Centre of WA

AGE SUITABILITY 16+ (recommended for mature students)

THEMES A comic but unsettling journey about two orphaned teenage siblings

WARNINGS Adult themes, frequent course language

DURATION Approx 1hr [no interval]

 

PRODUCTION Coma Land by Will O'Mahony

SEASON 20 Jul to 06 Aug

VENUE Studio Underground, State Theatre Centre of WA

AGE SUITABILITY 13+

THEMES Children, difference and the depths of parental love

WARNINGS Some adult themes

DURATION Approx 2 hrs [incl interval]

 

PRODUCTION Switzerland by Joanna Murray-Smith

SEASON 19 Aug to 03 Sep

VENUE Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre of WA

AGE SUITABILITY 15+

THEMES Creative block, isolation, reclusiveness, fame & notoriety 

WARNINGS Some adult themes, smoking

DURATION Approx 1hr 40 mins [no interval]

 

PRODUCTION I Am My Own Wife by Doug Wright

SEASON 12 Oct to 29 Oct

VENUE Studio Underground, State Theatre Centre of WA

AGE SUITABILITY 16+

THEMES WWII, difference, sexuality, gender, perseverance, courage

WARNINGS Adult themes

DURATION Approx 2hrs [incl interval]

 

PRODUCTION Let The Right One In, a stage adaptation by Jack Thorne, based on the novel and film by John Ajvide Lindqvist

SEASON 11 Nov to 03 Dec

VENUE Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre of WA

AGE SUITABILITY 15+

THEMES Loneliness, bullying, vampires, caring, coming of age love story

WARNINGS Some adult themes, strong language (use of the “F” word), horror

DURATION Approx 2 hrs 15 mins [incl interval]