The Tap Dancing Mermaid

Tessa Bide

- Venue: Cairns Lecture Theatre
- Age Suitability: U
- Times: 11.05 (45 mins)

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Gather round, gather round for the moon’s magical, mystical story about a tippetty-top tap dancer called Marina Skippett, whom he has been watching at night. With stunning puppetry, original live music to sing along to and tap-dancing that will make you want to stick 50p pieces to your shoes and join in, this is ‘just everything a theatre experience for children should be’ (

Brought to you by the ‘truly amazing one-woman power house’ Tessa Bide, who ‘understands children in a way that can’t be taught’ ( Perfect for all members of the family.