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My Robot

10 - 25 November 2017 State Theatre Centre of WA

My Robot

10 - 25 November 2017 State Theatre Centre of WA Buy tickets

Presented by Barking Gecko Theatre Company

By Finegan Kruckemeyer. Directed by Matt Edgerton

When Ophelia moves with her family to the seaside, she’s not impressed. She doesn’t like the beach, misses her old home and thinks the people in this town are pretty strange.

She feels like she’s missing a piece of herself. As she unpacks she finds a strange box full of parts with a curious note attached that reads ‘You. Make. Me.’ Ignoring her father’s warnings about the dangers of her ingenious inventions, she sets to work and builds herself a new robot friend, naming him Olivetti. Together they take on the local bully and start making new friends. But are they smart and brave enough to take on a daring rescue at sea?

Barking Gecko Theatre Company’s My Robot reminds us that we are all made up of different parts, and that when we feel less than whole we can find – or make – a part that fits. A story bursting with special robot tricks, laughter and bewildered parents My Robot is a must see for all families.

Suits ages 4-10


Cast and Crew

Playwright: Finegan Kruckemeyer
Director: Matt Edgerton
Designer: Isla Shaw
Lighting Designer: Chris Donnelly
Composer & Sound Designer: James Luscombe
Robot Designer: Steve Berrick
Ophelia: Arielle Gray
Ensemble Actor: St John Cowcher
Robot Controller: Sarah Nelson


Please note:
  • Latecomers will not be admitted until a suitable break during the performance.
  • Mobile telephones and electronic devices are to be turned off during the performance.
  • Cameras, video cameras and tape recorders will not be permitted without the consent of the promoter.
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