Fancy Long Legs is a brand-new glittery and vibrant musical adventure for children, based on a new picture book by Brisbane’s international tinsel and craft icon, Rachel Burke.
This uplifting story takes a wholesome and relatable look at neurodivergence, offering a playful and glitter-covered adventure of acceptance, staying true to yourself and finding friends who love you and celebrate your differences.
Co-presented with Brisbane Festival and The Little Red Company.
Recommended for ages 3 – 8 years old. Contains theatrical lighting end effects, haze, and music. All shows are relaxed performances.
Early Years Framework:
This production, the text and the associated activities can connect with all five of the outcomes of the EYLF:
- Children have a strong sense of identity
- Children are connected with and contribute to their world
- Children have a strong sense of wellbeing
- Children are confident and involved learners
- Children are effective communicators
Explicit links can be made to the AC Learning Area - The Arts, with a focus on students being Creative and Expressive Learners as both artist and audience.
Specific connections can be made to the subjects DRAMA and VISUAL ART across the four interrelated strands of Exploring and Responding, Developing Practices and Skills, Creating and Making, and Presenting and Performing through the Viewpoint of the Personal and Imaginative.
Across the Curriculum from Foundation to Year 3, multiple opportunities exist to meet the associated subject achievement standards.
Further scope exists for fostering the General Capabilities, especially Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability and Ethical Understanding as well as Cross-Curriculum Priorities, with specific opportunities to link to English and Science.