A Bee Story

A Bee Story
  • Tuesday, March 4, 2025, 9:30am
  • Tuesday, March 4, 2025, 11:30am
  • Mary Stuart Rogers Theater
  • Recommended for grades K-4
  • Performance Run Time: Approximately 60 minutes
  • Study Guide

Original Credits

Arc Circus

Directed by performer Robbie Curtis (Circa, Cirque du Soleil, Circus Oz, Australian Ballet)

Co-created with musician and performer Lizzie McRae

Curriculum Connections

Dance and movement, acrobatics, music, sustainability, eco-system, pollination.

Next Gen Science Standards

K-2.ETS.1-2 Develop a simple sketch, drawing, or physical model to illustrate how the shape of an object helps it function as needed to solve a given problem.

2.LS2.2 Develop a simple model that mimics the function of an animal dispersing seeds or pollinating plants.

It's a sticky situation, alright. After a bushfire wreaks havoc, a Queen Bee and Worker Bee must work together to rebuild their hive, despite things never quite going to plan...

A Bee Story is a uniquely Australian physical theatre show for children and families incorporating a kaleidoscope of circus, acrobatics, dance, and live music. Brilliantly performed by Robbie Curtis (Cirque du Soleil) and talented musician and comedian Liz McRae, A Bee Story is an instantly enchanting show, an ode to the pollen-collecting, honey-making, super bee powers of the world's most versatile insect – and an enlightening modern-day message on environmentalism, sustainability, and community spirit.