For Young People

Perth Festival is made for you. Yes, you!

Our Creative Projects are the perfect way for young people to get involved in the Festival as artists, enthusiasts, curators and thinkers. Work with the best artists and creators from around the world to build skills through meaningful collaborations.

We have projects for ages 10 and above, so take a look around, settle in and Connect with Perth Festival 2020.

An opportunity for young artists aged 15 – 18 from any art form to dive into the heart of the festival. See performance, connect with artists and peek behind the curtains of Perth Festival 2020.

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A new workshop for artists aged 15 - 18 wishing to learn about exhibition development, design and presentation.

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Ten young curators aged 10 – 12 create a program of literary sessions featuring their favourite authors and illustrators. A brilliant program for curious young book lovers.

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Young female and non-binary identifying musicians, producers and DJs aged 15 – 20 are invited to join local musicians, performers and producers for a series of masterclasses, discussions and performances.

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Imagine hearing music you wrote broadcast at venues during Perth Festival! We are heralding the start of Festival performances with fanfares written by students aged 15 – 25.

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Good Film Club invites young film lovers between the ages of 16 – 26 to be ambassadors of the 2020 Lotterywest Festival Films.

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You might like these events!

Buŋgul

Gurrumul's Mother's Buŋgul, Gurrumul's Grandmother's Buŋgul, Gurrumul's Manikay

Created on country in North East Arnhem Land with the Yunupiŋu family,Buŋgul is a ceremonial celebration of one of the transcendent albums of our time.

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Leviathan

Circa’s internationally-renowned ensemble joins with a local cast of circus performers, professional dancers and young people for a world premiere circus event.

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Drag Queen Story Hour

A free, fun and inclusive story time for everyone. Join Drag Queen Veronica Jean Jones for an hour of children's books and delight. Everyone is welcome, from the very old to the very young!

View event HERE.