Are we there yet?

Are we there yet?
Learning event

Period Wed 5 May - Fri 7 May

Are we there yet?

Applications for this program have closed.

Much loved Australian young person’s author Alison Lester’s book Are we there yet? comes to life through music in this ASO performance. Students and teachers will be taken on an adventure with Grace and her family as they follow their trip around Australia.

At times funny, at times heart-warming, this new production with music by Adelaide composer David John Lang shines a light on the diversity of our nation, our amazing flora and fauna and the incredible landscapes unique to our island home.

Date Wed 5, Thu 6 & Fri 7 May
Time Morning and afternoon times available
Location School incursion

Suitability K–Yr 5
Cost $700 for up to 100 students. Additional students $7
Curriculum Links Performing Arts, Literacy, Geography, Visual Arts

Applications Close Wed 17 Feb 2021

Text and illustrations copyright © Alison Lester, 2004. First published by Penguin Group Australia

Teacher Professional Development (required)
Vital to a successful program experience, each school is required to send at least one teacher to this session. Teachers will learn songs from the production with presenter Elizabeth McCall for teaching to their own classes, and will explore ways in which to engage students with this concert prior to the performance.

Professional Learning certificates and resource materials will be provided for all attending teachers.

Date Wed 3 Mar 2021
Time 4.30pm – 6.30pm
Venue ASO Grainger Studio

Cost $100 per school for one teacher and resource pack. $50 per additional teacher.



  • 60 mins Duration* Due to the nature of live music, the duration listed is an estimate only.
  • No Interval

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