Me & My Shadow

The magical story of a girl making friends with her shadow.

Children love to play with shadows, but making friends with your shadow can be a tricky business. There are things to sort out, problems to solve, adventures to have and laughter to be shared.

Me & My Shadow is a visual poem for children, brought to life through light, shadow and colour.

With fantastical imagery, quirky physical performances and an intriguing score, Me & My Shadow ignites the imagination while exploring the trials and joys of friendship.

“A feast for the eyes that reaches straight, crystal clear to the hearts of all ages” DB Review
4-8 Year Olds
45 Minutes
“The magic never ends” Child


Zoë Barry Creator & Composer
Dave Brown Creator & Director
Geoff Cobham Creator, Director, Lighting & Set Designer
Roz Hervey Creator & Director
Nathan O’Keefe Creator & Original Cast
Astrid Pill Creator & Original Cast
Bob Weatherly Creator


Me & My Shadow Education Resource Printable PDF including curriculum links, classroom activities, discussion questions and more.
Shadow Puppets Make some animal shadow puppets with Temeka!
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Flying Mirror Bird Draw a bird and send it on an adventure around your home.
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Paper City Construct a city from paper and cardboard
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Shadow Diorama Activity Create a shadow diorama and explore light and shadows.
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Shadow Drawing Create artworks of your favourite toys using their shadows!
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Helpmann Award Best Presentation for Children in 2011
Victor Award Best Showcase Production IPAY in 2013


SA Season and Regional Tour (2020)
Australian Tour (2019)
China Tour (2018) National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing
Changsha Concert Hall, Changsha
US Tour (2015) Krannert Center, Illinois
Tennessee Performing Arts Center, Tennessee
Walton Arts Center, Arkansas
US Tour (2014) Kennedy Center, Washington DC
Annenberg Center, Philadelphia
US Tour (2013) New Victory Theatre, New York
Playhouse Square, Cleveland
Kalamazoo RESA, Education for the Arts, Michigan
Kravis Center, Florida
SA Season and Regional Tour (2013)
Australian Tour (2012)
Australia Tour (2011) Sydney Opera House, NSW
Arts Centre Melbourne, Vic
Premiere Season (2010)


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