A new, hilarious Trash Puppets adventure UNDER THE SEA!

We are on a mission to save our oceans and we need your help!

This fun, new sketch comedy show for children and families is a thrilling journey full of puppetry, clowning, song and of course, plenty of Trash!

With a whole host of new, original puppet characters, including Crabs, Sea Slugs, Penguins, Sea Horses & a Puffer Fish, joining our Porpoise and starring character “Merf”, you will be mesmerized by the diversity of sea creatures and the stories, songs and jokes they have to share.

Trash with a Porpoise has the format of a sketch comedy show with short, punchy, hilarious sketches, whilst exploring the themes of marine waste, and how we can address it. Presented as part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, the show is deliberately priced at a very affordable $10 a ticket, to provide an accessible school holiday outing for local families.

“The performance was superb, the kids were totally engaged from beginning to end, and the message was pertinent and clear.” – Glam Adelaide

***** “Five Stars!” – Auckland Live

Extend your Trash Puppets experience with a fun puppet making workshop after you have seen the show: More Info

Please note, this show involves some limited, entirely optional, audience participation including physical touch.

Directed by Jhess Knight

Produced by Jen Gay, Packed House Productions

Puppets by Jhess Knight and Mads Hillam

Performed by Jemima Eva, Joseph Lai and Julia Landberg

Stage Manager/Director’s Assistant: Mads Hillam

Lighting Design by Tom O’Sullivan

Image by Jarryd Bravo

Access Information:

Visual rating 50%: Events are partly subtitled or include dialogue, background music and/or sounds, so d/Deaf and hard of hearing audiences can have some engagement with the event.

Aural rating 50%: Has both sound and visual components, but sight isn’t essential to be able to engage with the event.

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This project is supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria
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