SHORT PLAYS: Syllabus Stories


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This collection of short plays reflect Alana Valentines expertise in writing compelling theatre for Cultural institutions, Museums and Schools. They are dynamic and dramatic interpretations of significant historical and contemporary subjects which sparkle with humor, poignancy and entertainment!

Suitable to be performed by school children, amateurs and professionals alike in a variety of educational or entertainment contexts.

THE PROSPECTORS tells the tale of two miners seeking their luck on the Eureka goldfields in 1854.

THE MAPMAKERS BROTHER follows Samuel Flinders as he journeys around Australia with his circumnavigating brother Matthew.

RADIO SILENCE goes inside the worried mind of a WWII WAAF as she waits for the return of a Lancaster bomber on a mission over Germany.

MOSES JOSEPH chronicles ten significant moments in the life of a prominent convict Jewish settler.

RATTICUS AND REIDAR are two Norwegian brown rats who take us behind the scenes of life in Sydneys Hyde Park convict barracks.

THE MODEST AUSSIE COZZIE dramatizes the early career of Arab-Australian burquini designer, Aheda Zanetti.

TALES OF GALILEO is three short plays where the Italian genius meets Charles Darwin, lsaac Newton and Caroline Hershel to talk about science that threatens religious doctrine.

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