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Paper Aeroplane

by Half Moon Theatre

theatre, children-and-family

Lift-off on a journey full of music, physicality and zooming paper aeroplanes

about the production

Take flight with two new friends as they soar through clouds, fly over distant seas and circle faraway lands. They touch down in mysterious new places and discover oceans to swim in, rocks to clamber over and bridges to cross. But where will they fly to next? Developed with children who have shared their experiences of losing loved ones, Paper Aeroplane sensitively explores loss and bereavement, the challenges we face when trying to move on, and how we can help one another along the way.

about the artist

Half Moon is the UK’s leading small-scale young people’s venue and touring company. It is a local organisation with a national remit. The company gives young people from birth to 18 (25 for disabled young people) an opportunity to experience the best in young people’s theatre, both as a participant and as an audience member. Half Moon’s activity includes a season of professional plays for young and family audiences, including teenagers, national touring productions and an extensive creative learning programme, including seven youth theatres.

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stage dimensions

width: 4 metres

height: 3 metres

depth: 4 metres

Please visit https://www.halfmoon.org.uk/whats-on/venue-programming/paper-aeroplane/

Ages 3-7

“The performance handles grief and loss in childhood in a thoughtful way that somehow manages to be playful.”

Tower Hamlets Mum

“Every child loved it and were completely enchanted by it. They were just buzzing after and couldn’t wait to make their own puppets. What a stimulus it was.”

Early Years Teacher about The Goose Who Flew

“Very good. Very emotional. Thank you.”

Young audience member, about The Goose Who Flew

The company are able to offer a range of bespoke creative learning activities for schools and family groups on request to complement the performance at additional costs. Please enquire for prices.

London – £670 + VAT (£580 + VAT for each additional day)

All other regions – £800 + VAT (£680 + VAT for each additional day).

For weekday gigs or if organising a regional block, reduced rates may apply, please enquire.