PAST SHOWS

Mouth With Flame

Mouth With Flame

This one-man show explores issues of identity through original music, digital media, and performance.

Imaginimals

Imaginimals

This participatory theatre experience is an opportunity for audience members to use their imaginations as they create and play with animals, shapes, and music.

Dig

Dig

In this interactive production, a young female explorer shares the many treasures she has found at her dig site and introduces audiences to the mythical creature who watches over it.

Bonk

Bonk

Bonk is a theatrical experience for young audiences chronicling the beautiful—and sometimes rocky—relationship between a little girl and her cat.

Twirl

Twirl

Twirl is a theatrical experience for young audiences that delights the senses with shadows, music, and dance.

JJ’s Place

JJ’s Place

This bilingual play set in East Los Angeles is a true celebration of culture, imagination, perseverance, and family.

Ruff!  and A Very Ruff Christmas

Ruff! and A Very Ruff Christmas

RUFF Ruff and A Very Ruff Christmas Playwright: Kelly Joyce Fielder Country of Origin: United States A Spinning Dot Repertory Artist-In-Residence Production Ruff and A Very Ruff Christmas were created especially for the very youngest audiences (ages 0–5) and their...

The Kids From Amandla Street

The Kids From Amandla Street

Amandla Street is lively but riddled with prejudice, violence, racism, and fear. In spite of it all, the kids that live there want to change the world, live full lives, and dream big dreams.

The Mountain

The Mountain

Through beautiful and unique characters, the play explores the universality of childhood experience and the needs we have for home, friendship, and trust.

The Ogreling

The Ogreling

The Ogreling tells the dark and wondrous story of a boy coming of age, discovering his otherness, and making peace with who he is and who he might become.

Only a Day

Only a Day

In this stunning production, a fox and a wild boar cannot bring themselves to tell a dayfly that her life only lasts a single day.

The Cat Who Ran

The Cat Who Ran

This play, based on a beautiful Japanese tale by Naoko Kudo, centers on the unlikely meeting of a cat and a fish.

And…then he looked at me

And…then he looked at me

And...then he looked meAnd...then he looked me Playwright: Jose Casas Country of Origin: United States of America A Spinning Dot Teen Apprentice Company Production.   Bullying and gun violence are unfortunate realities in the lives of many young people today. In And ...

The Underground Library

The Underground Library

The Underground LibraryThe Underground Library Playwright: Jon Keevy Country of Origin: South Africa A Spinning Dot Teen Apprentice Company Production In life, things don't often go as planned. The sentiment couldn't be truer for Khanya, who is just about to graduate....

The Witchin’ Well

The Witchin’ Well

The Witchin' WellThe Witchin' Well Playwright: Joe Brennan Country of Origin: Ireland A Spinning Dot Youth Company Production  This enchanting fairy tale from Ireland weaves elements of surprise and wonder that will delight audiences of all ages. Meet strange...

The Boy At the Edge of Everything

The Boy At the Edge of Everything

The Boy At the Edge of EverythingThe Boy At the Edge of Everything Playwright: Finegan Kruckemeyer Country of Origin: Australia A Spinning Dot Youth Company Production What happens when drive meets contemplation? Across time and space, the overscheduled...

Winner Takes All

Winner Takes All

Winning is all that matters in this society until suddenly, something happens that forces people to recognize the importance of friendship and being true to oneself.

The Bridge

The Bridge

This play, birthed from conflict-ridden Kosovo, empowers young people to consider their place as inspiring leaders who can indeed shift and shape the future of our world.

Paper Bag

Paper Bag

Paper BagPaper Bag Playwright: Emily Levickas Country of Origin: United States A Spinning Dot Youth Company Production Paper Bag is about the joy of discovery! What is in all these paper bags? In this interactive play for young ones and their families, prepare to be...

Twin Paths

Twin Paths

The MountainTwin Paths Playwright: Elijah Hatcher-Kay and Leo Nelson & Developed in collaboration with the Spinning Dot Theatre Teen Company Playwright Mentor: Lereko Mfono Country of Origin: United States A Spinning Dot Teen Company Production A Virtual...

Louise/The Bear

Louise/The Bear

Louise/The BearLouise/The Bear Playwright: Karin Serres Country of Origin: France A Spinning Dot Teen Company Production Our young protagonist makes a discovery. She can see characters that no one else can - beautiful and huge white bears. This play from France...

BugPea Colours the Rainbow

BugPea Colours the Rainbow

BugPea Colours the RainbowBugPea Colours the Rainbow Playwright: Lereko Mfono Country of Origin: South Africa A Spinning Dot Youth Company Production A young girl heads out on an adventure to save the world by finding all of the colors that have gone missing! This...

Sedna

Sedna

Sedna is based on a traditional Inuit tale. The story comes to life through storytelling and puppetry within a pillow fort underneath the stars.