Adelaide based Slingsby Theatre Company (Slingsby) is an artistically adventurous theatre company creating outstanding, original, emotionally complex theatre. Presented in rich live theatrical realms Slingsby’s productions are crafted to challenge and inspire adult and older family audiences.
Named after a character in Edward Lear’s short story “The Four Little People Who Went Round The World”, the company’s adventures have taken it far. Since it was founded in 2007, Slingsby has premiered six original productions toured to 70 venues in 44 cities and towns across Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, UK, Scotland, Ireland, Norway, Spain, Canada and USA, including a two-week sold out season on 42nd Street, New York.
Artistic Director Andy Packer collaborates with Australia’s finest artists including Artistic Associates Quincy Grant (Composer) and Geoff Cobham (Designer) across many disciplines and foster international theatrical alliances.
Well established as a leading international company Slingsby has received 14 industry awards including a 2010 Business SA Export Award, two Ruby Awards and the International Performing Arts for Youth (IPAY) Showcase 2017 Victor Award (people’s choice) for their critically acclaimed production of The Young King by Oscar Wilde.