Friends must outwit Māori gods, Palawa spirits and hunters to save the world’s last Tasmanian Tiger.

After meeting a lovable thylacine called Tigs, two best friends Niarra and Te Umuroa wrangle a vessel and set sail to save their new friend from hunters. They face god-sized singing, dancing and wisecracking dangers along the way.

Written by Tasmanian playwright Nathan Maynard (Trawlwoolway pakana) and Aotearoa writer Jamie McCaskill (Māori), Hide the Dog is a richly realised tale bursting with nimble puppetry and colourful costumes that takes us on the friends’ adventure via stunning scenic projections. West Australian director Isaac Drandic (Noongar) steers the ship a in a true trans-Tasman First Nations collaboration—the first of its kind. It celebrates the power of friendship, the profound connections between cultures and shares a boatload of all-ages fun on the journey.

Event Access

Audio Described & Auslan Interpreted Performance: Saturday 17 June, 1.00pm.

Auslan (Australian Sign Language) is used by the Deaf community in Australia. Auslan Interpretation is offered for select performances. To book seats near the interpreter, select 'Book tickets' on the event page and add the code AUSLAN into the promo code box. These seats are subject to availability.

Audio Description (AD) is a narration that provides detailed information and descriptions of the visual elements of a performance. AD is available on select performances and can be booked online or over the phone. If you would like to use the AD available on specific performances, please select the relevant + AD Headset ticket type when booking, or request one during a phone booking.

Event type

Other accessible and inclusive event

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