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PROGRAMS

A range of workshop options suitable for all ages are available to complement students' and teachers' learning through performances. Our artists are very experienced at working in a diverse settings including schools, kinders, holiday programs, community events, festivals and conferences. Click HERE to download our brand new program flyer for more details.

 

PERFORMING ARTS OF CHINA & TAIWAN

Highlights of Chinese culture that can include dance, drama, martial arts, music, stories, opera and songs.

Duration - from 30 minutes to maximum one hour (including question time)
Suitability - any age group (please specify)
Minimum booking - 130 students
Cost - $6.00 per student

We can also tailor a performance suitable for your group.

CELEBRATIONS

Highlights of Chinese culture that can include dance, drama, martial arts, music, stories, opera and songs.

Duration - 30 minutes to maximum one hour (including question time)
Suitability - any age group (please specify)
Minimum booking - 130 students
Cost - $6.00 per student

We can also tailor a performance suitable for your group.

TALES OF THE MOON ... AND OTHER ORIENTAL ADVENTURES

A window into the vibrant cultures of Asia through the performing arts, featuring traditional stories about the moon. Highlights include the Chinese dance-drama of 'The Moon Lady', the Korean festival celebration, 'Welcoming the Full Moon', the elegant 'Peacock Dance' from Indonesia and the quaint Chinese love story of the 'Little Cowherd'. Kita's superb costumes, highly skilled performers and enchanting stories make 'Tales', a wonderful adjunct to studies of Asia and performing arts.

The show includes many opportunities for participation. Students might learn the movements of the (Korean) rabbits in the moon making ricecakes, shoot down the (Chinese) Ten Burning Suns or try their favourite (Indonesian) White Monkey movements.

Duration - one hour (including question time)
Suitability - Primary
Minimum - 130 students
Cost - $6.00 per student

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JOURNEY THROUGH ASIA

This program includes dances performed for a variety of traditional functions, including harvest celebrations and preparation for war. The dances are linked by traditional cultural stories and anecdotes with the focus particularly on Korea, Indonesia and China. 'Journey's appeal is enhanced by Kita's collection of stunning traditional costumes, musical instruments and props.

Duration - 30 mins to maximum 1 hour (including question time)

Suitability - Primary

Minimum booking - 130 students

Cost - $6.00 per student

MARTIAL FUNK

From Kung Fu, Tai Chi to Tae Kwon Dance and Hip Hop Funk, this show introduces Asian culture past and present through martial arts and dances. Kita's highly skilled dancers present a window into the performing arts of China, Korea and Indonesia with a very participatory show that introduces weapons such as swords, flags and fans of the past, and snappy footwork and fast pace of present day Asia. 


Martial Funk is an ideal complement to Studies of Asia, Performing Arts, LOTE and English programs. The show includes many opportunities for participation.

Duration - one hour (including question time)
Suitability - Upper Primary and Secondary
Minimum - 130 students
Cost - $6.00 per student

PERFORMING ARTS OF INDONESIA

Highlights of Indonesian culture that can include dance, martial arts, music, stories and song. We can tailor a performance suitable for your group and budget. Possibilities include:

  • Tekno Silat - a high-powered contemporary version of traditional Pencak Silat martial arts

  • Poco-Poco, very popular Indonesian disco style dance

  • Tari Temperung (Dance of the Coconut Shells), a choreographed version of an Indonesian playground game

  • Sabilulungan, (Co-operation or One Voice), a traditional Javanese style rice-harvesting celebration dance.


All our performances are highly interactive - including opportunities for students to perform on stage with us, or to learn some of our repertoire in their places.

PUBLIC PERFORMANCES

We have been doing performing Arts, including dances and leading craft workshops in Crown, Federation Square, Chinatown, Queen Victoria Market, Box Hill, etc. for occasions like Chinese New Year, Moon Festival Celebrations, Corporate and Private functions and Community or Multicultural events and festivals.

Contact us for a quote and let us bring the Asian vibe to your event!