Windmill Theatre Company & HPAC present Grug

Join Grug on this amazing journey!

Grug began his life as the top of a Burrawang tree that fell to the ground. Resembling a small, striped haystack with feet and a nose, Grug is fascinated by the world around him and solves everyday problems creatively and without fuss.

When dancing instructions are too difficult to understand, he invents his own dance and calls it ‘The Grug’. When snails eat his cabbages, Grug plants more cabbages so there will be enough for both him and the snails.

Having performed to more than 50,000 children and families worldwide, Grug is perfect for our youngest theatre lovers.

Looking for something different for the kids during school holidays? Then this is it.

Suitable ages: 2 - 6 years


"He’s like the Elmo of Down Under."- The New York Times

 "Grug with his wonderful big eyes is surprisingly expressive for a little haystack." - The Advertiser

 "Who’d have thought so much fun would come from the top of a Burrawang tree." - Sunday Mail

Director Sam Haren / Designer Jonathon Oxlade / Composer DJ TR!P / Puppet Maker & Consultant Tamara Rewse 

Grug is a Windmill Theatre Company production. Originally produced in association with Queensland Performing Arts Centre’s Out of the Box Festival. 

Windmill Theatre Co is supported by the Government of South Australia and the Australian Government through Creative Australia, its principal arts investment and advisory body. 

This project is also supported by Creative Victoria.

Access & Inclusion: This is a COVIDsafe, accessible and inclusive event taking place on Gunditjmara Country. If you need assistance at the venue, please let us know when booking your ticket or contact us directly.

Adult $25
Student $15
12 & Under $13
Groups of 4+ $15.50

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    • $25.00
    • 2 July 2024
    • 30 minutes
    • Hamilton Performing Arts Centre
    • subvenue The Handbury Auditorium
    • Suitable Age 2+
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    Hamilton Performing Arts Centre

    113 Brown St Hamilton VIC Australia


    The Handbury Auditorium