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For New Zealand Book Week in Schools Livestream

Celebrating the best New Zealand Children's books of 2021!


TERM 2, 2021:

A selection of time blocks are open for you to choose.

Mon 24h May – Fri 11th Jun


Any school, anywhere across New Zealand


Junior version

35 minutes

Plus discussion time

General/Senior version

45 minutes

Plus discussion time


Junior version (0 - 2)

General version (mixed grades)

Senior version (5 - 8)


$5.00 per student.
If less than 150 students per performance then a flat fee of NZ$750 will apply.

Or simply call or email our friendly and professional bookings team to begin scheduling your school!



Right from when he was very young Henry has had ideas of who he’d like to be and where he’d like to go. The world always seems full of opportunities. The problem is that he keeps on encountering someone who has become an obstacle to achieving any of his ambitions – the Dreamsnatcher, who can appear at any moment – at school, at home, from the pages of books, magazines or through the television or computer screen. Henry has to contend with the Dreamsnatcher almost on a daily basis but when he finds out that he isn’t the only person having this problem, he and his new friend Lou become determined to do something about it!

Join Henry and Lou in a brand new Livestream educational musical to celebrate the best New Zealand children’s books of 2021. This heartfelt and inspiring live-in-school production looks at different episodes in each character’s journey where they learn not to be discouraged by negative messages in order to follow their heart’s desire. Filled with humour, suspense and featuring student interaction throughout, this educational musical adventure encourages your students to pursue their ambitions.


If you’re going to dream, let them be Big Dreams!


The livestream performance is hosted by our Actor/Educator and includes interactive segments for students to answer quizzes, have guided discussions and ask questions in real time!


The performance is captured live-on-film with multi-cameras and in high definition, meaning everyone will be watching from the best seat in the house. Hosting a Perform Education Livestream Incursion means your whole school can be involved whether having a large group viewing, classroom by classroom sessions, or even with individual students included from home.


The session includes an interactive Q&A with the live host for your students to explore some of the themes and key questions connected to the learning points.


With your personal school link, the livestream performance will be available for your whole school to watch on the date/time of your scheduled incursion.

The Livestream e-learning package also includes a range of hands-on educational tools with online interactive games, quizzes, videos and lesson plans for the classroom and at home to extend the engagement and learning, all available for the entire school year!


We provide three different versions of Big Dreams! to suit the age groups watching. Junior, General and Senior.



English, The Arts (Dance, Drama, Music), Health and Physical Education




Self Worth, Managing Success and Challenges, Personal Strengths, Celebrity Culture, Books, and Reading.


Our Book Week performances are seen by over 250,000 Primary School students every year!

Check out what the teachers are saying about our last production:


What a fabulous interactive show! Our students could relate to the books as I have had them on display in the school library for the last couple of weeks. The theme was very relevant and our actors Sam and Lydia were amazing.

Hobsonville School, Auckland, 2019

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