by Ken Miller

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    Venue

    We perform at your school (in a sheltered area)

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    Performance Duration

    50 Minutes and question time

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    Cost

    $5.00 per head, $500.00 for audiences under 100 (plus GST from school)

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    Max. Audience

    200 students (parents and teachers free)

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    Age Range

    Suitable for Years 7 to 12

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    Performances in...

    MELBOURNE

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    Supporting Materials

    Support materials will be made available on booking

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    Girls Talk

    Options to book separately or in conjunction with Girls Talk

BOYS TALK is based on real life accounts from real men, presented in a series of monologues.

Stories will be modified or deleted to suit age group and religious beliefs of the audience.

The play examines crucial issues for boys in the 21st century, including:

  • Academic performance;
  • Forming and maintaining relationships;
  • Disruptive and anti-social behaviour, violence and self harm;
  • Sexuality;
  • Managing emotional and psychological stress;
  • Alcohol and substance abuse;
  • Relating to females and other males;
  • Bullying, harassment and homophobia;
  • Identity, masculinity and male role models;
  • Communication and self-expression; and
  • Transition to manhood.

 

Aitken College
“Fantastic – they boys loved it and were thoroughly entertained from beginning to end. Thank you.”

Rowville Secondary College
“Excellent, engaging performance that confronted and challenged the students.”

Penola Catholic College
“Very impressed, informative. Students enjoyed it.”

Nazareth College
“Quite entertaining – students enjoyed it. Good as a springboard for further exploration on topics.”

Beaconshills College
“A thoroughly worthwhile experience. The actors conveyed a pleasing mix of humour and pathos – the audience definitely pondered over the issues raised.”

Luther College
“Superb production.”

Mentone Grammar
“General feedback from the staff was all positive.”

Lyndhurst Secondary College
“The production was great. All the students were engaged and the topics were very relative to the students.”

Taylors Lakes Secondary College
“Excellent production which addresses issues relevant to year 10 level. Language at students level. Teachers notes good follow up.”

Glen Waverley College
“A great performance – very relevant to teenage boys.”

Braybrook College
“Thought it was informative, thought provoking, awareness raising and fun. Some great laughs. Thanks so much, it was excellent.”

Scoresby Secondary College
“All staff and students for both Boys Talk and Girls Talk felt the programmes were entertaining and educational.”

Brentwood Secondary College
“The performers were great, they were confident, humorous and talked at the level of the students, this made them very engaging. Using real stories is an effective and engaging way of sharing these important messages.”