Jumbo Kids Theatre
Professional children’s theatre established in 1999 by a group of senior theatre workers and educators with substantial experience in performing and show planning
Holds enthusiasm and perseverance in producing educational and high-quality children’s plays
Past collaborations with different organisations produced public performances, different types of school tours including drama shows, children’s programmes, parenting workshops and parent reading clubs
Produced 45 public stage performances and performed 36 school tours of drama shows with nearly 4,100 performances for more than 1,100,000 primary school students over the years. Focuses on children’s theatrical art creation. Developed three different perfomance series: Children’s Literature Series, Non-verbal Series and Miss Toasty Series, played with original half-mask performances and the development of the Miss Toasty and Her Classmates series
The story of Toasty’s Day-dreaming begins when Toasty receives a composition assignment titled ‘My dream’ from her teacher. Without a clue about the assignment, she decides to look for inspiration in the street. On her way, she meets people from all walks of life but they are all busy running the rat race and chasing for fame and fortune, so much so that no one notices her existence. Toasty meets a lonely elderly who is not alone and an energetic puppy; she also runs into busy white-faced persons. Gradually, she understands the true meaning of ‘My dream’…
Toasty’s Day-dreaming performed 14 sessions at Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August 2017.