Ants By Polyglot

Polyglot Theatre is Australia’s leading creator of interactive and participatory theatre for children and families. Internationally regarded for its contemporary art experiences, Polyglot Theatre creates imagined worlds where audiences actively participate in performance through touch, play and encounter.

Ants by Polyglot is an interactive roving performance which has giant Ants bringing children together in a gentle and unusual landscaping project.

Faced with hundreds of giant bread crumbs and three big insects, children are irresistibly drawn in to discover what the Ants want them to do. Gradually, a world of meaning unfolds, illustrating the human desire for order by transforming any public space with wavering lines and patterns.

Ants is an enchanting investigation into the nature of work and children’s relationship with their environment. Its Indian performances are supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria.


Ants is a work that brings human-sized ants into a public site for a mix of roving performance and large scale interaction with children and their adults.

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