The Young King heads to the USA

We are thrilled to announce that our critically acclaimed production of The Young King by Oscar Wilde has been selected for showcase at the prestigious 2017 International Performing Arts for Youth (IPAY) Annual International Showcase.

To be held in Madison, Wisconsin (January 18-21, 2017), the 39th Annual IPAY Showcase will present some of the best theatre, dance, puppetry, circus and music by international companies from seven countries.

Slingby’s The Young King is one of only two productions from Australia selected for IPAY, which assists companies by giving them a platform to secure North American tours of their work.

Selection of The Young King follows its premiere and sell-out, extended run at the 2016 Adelaide Festival, where Slingsby presented 33 performances and a received a Helpmann Award nomination for “Best Presentation for Children”.

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News Release: IPAY Selection

"The Young King by Oscar Wilde, is one of only 16 international productions chosen by a jury of professionals in the field of performing arts for young audiences, from a group of over 120 submissions,” more

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