The Art House presents

Robot Song - school holiday kids show

11 Jul 2019 Showing at The Art House Studio

Info Cast & Creatives Gallery Reviews


When the arm of a giant robot appears on Juniper’s doorstep, her eleven-year-old world is turned upside down.

Embarking on an unexpected journey to find the rest of its body, Juniper discovers bringing the robot to life is the easy part. Now she must achieve the impossible….teach it how to feel.

Incorporating live animation, video and performance, Robot Song follows the journey of a young girl on the autism spectrum learning to understand her unique way of relating to the world. Through the help of a giant robot and a deep love of singing, Juniper discovers that life doesn't always turn out the way you plan; sometimes it's much, much better.

Perfect for children ages 8-12



Cast & Creatives

Written by: Jolyon James

Performer: Sophie Smyth 

Performer: Chris Brown 

Director/Writer/Designer: Jolyon James 

Assistant Director: Sarah Branton

Dramaturgy: Christian Leavesley

Composer/Musical Director: Nathan Gilkes

Script Consultant: Anthony Crowley

Costume: Beth Sayer

Lighting Design: Paul Lim

Production Manager: Marly Pierce

Stage Manager: Natasha Keehan



“At times laugh-out-loud hilarious, Robot Song is also a poignant, compelling story, that covers topics young people would do well to be exposed to, without straying into being patronising or syrupy. Gorgeously told and superbly crafted, one minute I was laughing at poo jokes and the next I had tears in my eyes. A must-see for young people growing up in a world where bullying is widespread but who need to understand that difference should be seen as an asset.” – Fiona Parker, ABC




The Art House Studio


Thu 11 Jul 2019 - 10AM

Thu 11 Jul 2019 - 1PM


Adult: $20.00
Child: $15.00
Family (4): $62.00

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