Empowering children through the arts is what Polyglot Theatre Company’s Kids in Control Residencies are all about. They are site-specific creative collaborations involving children’s ideas and artwork. Polyglot lead the field with innovative, interactive, experiential theatre and art installations for children and families.

In My Skin is a dynamic Kids in Control Residency program involving children at Frankston North’s Mahogany Rise Primary School and Monterey Secondary College. Polyglot has been working with these schools for four years now. The program aims to build resilience and help kids transition from one stage of school life to another by making them partners in a collaborative creative process.

Creating multi-arts and film projects from conception to production, In My Skin explores identity and positive social connection across grade levels through music, dance, live VJ-ing and art production. Kids then film their own performance piece.

When projects are completed, their In My Skin digital exhibition will be showcased at Cube 37, Frankston Arts Centre, from Friday, September 12 to Sunday, September 28 with a one-off multi-art performance on opening night, September 12 at 7 pm.  For further information go to: www.polyglot.org.au/in_my_skin

ANDREA LOUISE THOMAS