Flying Saucepans

Postponed!! – email to register interest for future program. APPLY HERE or email

FLYING SAUCEPANS – An Intergalactic Cooking Competition Play for child performers – When the aliens of Galaxy Delta Nafara’s many planets get together, they sure cook up a storm! It’s that time again for a cook off like no other, with flavours to send you to the moon and back!

Lots of fun characters, humor, singing and acting.

WHAT: This is a 8 week program for primary aged children (Grades 4-6) rehearsing all aspects of the play, concluding in a live performance for Parents and Friends to attend. Lots of fun characters, humor, singing and acting. Lots of fun characters, humor, singing and acting.

WHEN: postponed

WHERE: Rehearsals will be held at Leinster Grove Hall, Thornbury. (TBC)

This is an original play with songs exploring the absurdity of ‘Reality’ TV, of eating habits, and of human nature. Or alien nature really. Set in the Galaxy of Delta Nafara, our characters compete in an intergalactic cooking competition. We will explore some basic acting and singing techniques through games and rehearsing our play. Focus on FUN! Build confidence. Learn by experience. 


PERFORMANCE:(TBC) For our last class families will be invited along to see our performance (covid permitting). (Alternatively we will record our performance for families to watch). Rehearsals may be changed to Zoom if Covid restrictions apply during the rehearsal period.

COST: $130.00 (concessions, scholarship and family discounts available on request)

APPLY HERE or email

ABOUT US: We are a grassroots group, we like to give the opportunity to our participants to learn and experience the basics. We focus on fun, on learning by experience, and on using what you have to create. We don’t build fancy sets or provide lavish costumes, we encourage make-it-yourself, do-it-yourself, have a go. We try to give each student an experience of contributing to the whole performance at the best of their ability, we encourage students to try new things to extend their skills, and to build on the talents they already have.


In the event of a lockdown or covid-19 outbreak/rule changes, this program will continue online via a secure zoom connection. There are ways we can all help stop the spread of viruses and ensure our students and teachers remain at low risk. Know the symptoms – Coughing – Sore Throat – Shortness of Breath – Headache – Fever (normal temp is between 36.1C and 37.2C) – Flu like symptoms (runny nose, fatigue)

Students: If you are feeling unwell, please do not attend your lesson in person. An online lesson via zoom is possible, or postponing your face to face lesson until you are well again and have been tested and cleared.

Music Staff: If you experience any of the symptoms above or have been in contact with someone who has Coronavirus, is from a known outbreak hotspot or has the above, you will not take the lesson in person, but host via zoom or postpone until tested and cleared.

Regular cleaning before, after and between students will occur of any shared equipment and door handles.  Hand Sanitizer will be available.  General Hygiene Practices – After touching any communal surfaces, wash your hands and use the gels – Avoid touching your face, mouth or eyes – If you sneeze or cough, use a tissue or sleeve to catch droplets – Avoid handshaking or hugging persons outside of your family.

Face masks by adults and children over 12 until lesson has commenced. Lesson will be conducted with social distancing. Masks will be removed for singing lesson. Parents will be required to wait outside, unless extenuating circumstances.

A record of each student will be taken (contact details of parents on file) and in case of an outbreak, each parent will be notified of their responsibilities to get tested, and any updates.