True friendship, big adventure and the power of First Nations’ cultures.

World Premiere Season

By Nathan Maynard and Jamie McCaskill

Besties Niarra and Te Umuroa are out playing in the bush. Just another day in paradise – until they glimpse what can only be the world’s last Tasmanian Tiger.

Dodging hunters, Niarra and Te Umuroa set sail for Aotearoa to hide their new friend. But hunters aren’t the only ones on this Tiger’s tail. They’ll have to outwit Māori gods and palawa spirits to save their furry friend.

Co-written by Tasmanian playwright Nathan Maynard (pakana) and Aotearoa writer Jamie McCaskill (Māori), Hide the Dog is a truly trans-Tasman creation. This world premiere production from Performing Lines TAS is directed by Isaac Drandic (Noongar) on a rich sound design by Maaka McGregor and stunning costumes by Sabio Evans.

Intrepid explorers of all ages will delight in this heart-warming, family-friendly celebration of true friendship, big adventure and the power of First Nations’ cultures.

Event Access

AUSLAN Interpreted performance Thursday 21st Sep 2:00pm. Use the code AUSLAN to unlock Auslan reserved seats.

Recommended for ages 6+

This production contains the use of smoke, haze, and sound pressure effects (loud noises).

Community ticket pricing is available for Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islanders, Māori and all other First Nation People (please select the “Community” ticket type).

Your visit to QPAC may involve some stairs. If you use a wheelchair or require assistance due to mobility difficulties, please call 136 246 to book accessible seating or email to enquire.

Each theatre has lifts which assist patrons with mobility difficulties to access all foyers.

QPAC has a number of wheelchairs available for patron use. These are available from staff at each designated visitor drop off area listed below.

Venue Access

QPAC provides a range of services, facilities and programs to enable all visitors to attend performances and participate in programs. With advance notice QPAC can accommodate a range of individual needs and we strongly encourage visitors to notify staff of any individual needs at the time of booking.
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