Ararat Town Hall presents a variety of touring performances, workshops and outreach programs for students and their families, aimed at increasing educational opportunities through the arts. Further to the Town Hall’s in-house program, we also support the presentation of performances by the local school community.

Current & Upcoming

Ernest Aines

Wednesday 9th February 2022

Ernest Aines is a Melbourne singer-songwriter whose style ranges from Americana to folky lore type storytelling and personal discovery. Tickets: Adult: $25 pre-book online, $30 at door Concession: $20 pre-book online; $25 at door Under 18: …

The Merger

Saturday 22nd May 2021

Now an acclaimed feature film adaptation starring Damian Callinan, Kate Mulvany and John Howard, Callinan returns to the stage with the one man tour de force that inspired the OzFlix Best Film, Cinema Australia Audience Awarded …

Hell’s Canyon

Thursday 13th May 2021

In the middle of the Australian outback, a teenage road trip goes wrong. Developed by Playwriting Australia, this multi award-winning play tours regionally after critically acclaimed seasons in Melbourne and Sydney. Arts Hub praised playwright Emily …


Tuesday 3rd March 2020

Please note – this show is for school groups only. Please contact the Box Office for bookings – 5355 0900. Further ticket discounts may apply to school groups.   Presented by Impro Melbourne, Improvaganza is an …

Hannah Cryle – Super Circus Squad

Monday 18th November 2019

Hannah Cryle brings her amazing Super Circus Squad show to the Ararat Town Hall! Super Circus Squad is a superhero origin story about two brand-new circus superheroes. High-energy acrobatics, aerials stunts, slapstick comedy and a whole …

Children are Stinky

Wednesday 3rd July 2019

April Dawson and Kyle Raftery  join forces to create a power-house duo. Their first collaboration has wowed reviews and audiences alike with their focus on high skilled and entertaining circus mix with a fun accessible narrative. …

Robot Song

Monday 27th May 2019

“Gorgeously told and superbly crafted. A must-see for young people growing up in a world where bullying is widespread but who need to understand that difference should be seen as an asset.” – Fiona Parker ABC …

A Little Bit of Blue

Friday 19th April 2019

Something’s gone missing again. It’s nowhere to be found. Mavis is looking everywhere. Every day a new thing seems to disappear. Little things: clothes pegs; a tea cup; a ball of wool. But then the thief …

Picasso and His Dog

Friday 12th April 2019

This performance is part of our school holidays program and is complemented by a free children’s art workshop, It’s Dachshund Day!, on Tuesday 9 April.  Click here for more information.  One fine spring morning in 1957, …

By a Thread

Tuesday 2nd April 2019

“An intricate and mesmerising piece of art” — Arts Hub “Damn brilliant show” — The Music In this critically acclaimed show, long spools of white rope run through pulley sheaves and wrap around bodies, explicitly connecting the …

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