Riverlinks and Monkey Baa Theatre Company present Josephine Wants to Dance

When
Saturday 7th of July, 2018, at 6:30pm
Where
Riverlinks Eastbank - 70 Welsford Street, Shepparton
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Cost
All $15.00
Riverlinks Member $13.00
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Contact
Riverlinks Box Office: 03 5832 9511

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A story about dreams, believing in yourself... And a dancing kangaroo.

Based on the book by Jackie French and Bruce Whatley.

From the award-winning team behind Pete the Sheep comes another hilarious tale of a bush animal you'll never forget.

Josephine is a kangaroo - who loves to dance. Her little brother, Joey, tells her that kangaroos don't dance, they hop - but Josephine continues to point her toes and leap through the air.

When a ballet troupe comes to the sleepy town of Shaggy Gully Josephine learns that there is another way to dance - ballet. As the ballet company prepares to perform, Josephine sneaks into town to peer through the window as the dancers rehearse, watching for hours and hours as they perfect their routine. Then Josephine goes home and practices all night, all alone, until she knows the dance by heart. She spun, she swirled and pirouetted dreams... And at the end she always curtsied. She desperately wanted to dance like the ballerinas in pink tutus and silk ballet shoes!

On the day of the first performance the ballet company was in trouble: the prima ballerina twisted her ankle and the understudy had a splinter in her toe!

Who could dance the lead role? Who else could leap that high? Josephine's talents are called upon to help save the day. Can she do it, and more importantly, does it matter that she's a kangaroo?

A delightfully funny tale that looks at the importance of believing in yourself and realising your dreams.

Grab a bite to eat at the Eastbank Cafe before the show - the Cafe will be open an hour before this performance with a range of salads, tarts, open sandwiches and vegetable wraps available, as well as beer, local wines, juices and coffee.

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Eastbank Centre

70 Welsford St, Shepparton