It's a feeling, not a place.

Knock knock, Niina marni, ding dong. Welcome.

A door is a portal to imagination, and you have the key. Join two friends on an extraordinary journey to dream worlds, where up is down, tiny is huge and the impossible is made possible. Each time the door opens a new world emerges.

An Alice in Wonderland style adventure through a child’s mind, Home bursts from the stage and into the audience. Meet mythical creatures, hear secret thoughts, and see your drawings brought to life in this immersive theatrical experience.Wondrous, inventive, and bold, this Patch Theatre and Restless Dance Theatre collaboration explores the marvel of imagination and what it means to belong.

Restless Dance Theatre creates and presents loud, strong and original dance theatre nationally and internationally, that is collaboratively devised, inclusive and informed by disability. Restless artists invigorate, influence and diversify Australian dance.

“Perfectly encapsulates the world of children’s play, with the colour and sparkle amped up.” Kiddo Mag
4–10 Year Olds
50 Minutes
“That was sooo cool.” Child
“Perfectly encapsulates the world of children’s play, with the colour and sparkle amped up.” Kiddo Mag


Daisy Brown Director & Creator
Geoff Cobham Director & Creator
Michelle 'Maddog' Delaney Creator
Michelle Ryan Creator
Zoë Dunwoodie Creator
Bhodi Hudson Creator
Temeka Lawlor Creator
Charlie Wilkins Creator
Larissa McGowan Creator
Jason Sweeney Composer
Sascha Budimski Sound Design
Alexander Hatchard Technical Design & Technician
Chris Petridis Technical Design
Renate Henschke Costumes
Jimmy Dodd Props
Elias Ppiros Props
Wendy Todd Props
Ruby Jenkins NIDA Design for Performance Student Placement
Katya Shevtsov Stage Manager


Home Education Resource Printable PDF including curriculum links, classroom activities, discussion questions and more.
Home Book List Explore the themes of Home through picture books, chapter books & middle grade fiction and non-fiction books.
Snail Finger Puppets Transform your finger into a crawly creature and explore the world from a new perspective…
Try It
Home Poem Read A Bedtime Story written by Sally Hardy, then write your own poem!
Try It
Colour-in the Snail A snail is never far from home! Use your favourite colours to bring our snail to life.
Welcome Words Marni naa pudni, Huanying, Bienvenue! Can you match the greeting to the language?
Draw behind the Door You have just arrived home… draw an AMAZING SURPRISE behind the front door!


Premiere Season (2022) Adelaide Season and Regional Tour, SA


The development and touring of this in-theatre work would not be possible without our partners Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund – an Australian Government initiative