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ARCO Jnr

Adam Kelly's new family-friendly show, ARCO Jnr, is set to delight regional audiences this year. Don't miss out on the South West/ Great Southern Tour!

Smiling, Adam Kelly, the star of the show, gives audience members a high five

Adam Kelly is, in his words, an autistic gentleman. Finbar is a fish. Adam and Finbar think that asking someone what it feels like to live with autism is pretty much like asking a fish if it knows it’s in water, which is pretty funny if you think about it.

Based on the Fringe-award-winning show, ARCO, Adam’s ARCO Jnr is a family-friendly performance about living with autism. Or, in Finbar the fish’s case, living in water. This delightful work takes a heartfelt look at the life and struggles of a young man trying to make connections with the people and world around him. Along the way Adam asks gently of his audience to consider life from his perspective.

Souped-up with the whimsical animations of neurodiverse artist Ben Hollingsworth, and following a sell-out premier season as part of AWESOME Festival 2021, ARCO Jnr promises to be a great treat for regional families.

Join us as Adam and Finbar dance, draw, fly and joke their way into young hearts.

For audiences aged 7+

35min performance followed by 15min Q & A

ARCO Creative Team

Written by: Adam Kelly & James Berlyn

Performed by: Adam Kelly

Directed by: James Berlyn

Animation: Ben Hollingsworth

Arts Mentor: Johanna Keyser

Sound Design: Tristen Parr

Lighting Design: Peter Young

To secure seats for you and your students at the upcoming ManPac performance of ARCO Jnr:

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ARCO Jnr was developed with the assistance of the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body.