MC Platypus and DJ Queen Koala

A joyful celebration of being yourself and findin confidence!

This interactive hip hop show includes plenty of opportunities to get on stage, and dance along with MC Platypus, who wants to stand out in the crowd with the acceptance of her peers.

Starring sisters Candy and Kim Bowers as musical marsupials, MC Platypus and DJ Queen Koala, uses music, poetry, rap and comedy to entertain the crowd. With strong links to English and Arts curriculum, this heartwarming story also enhances student’s ethical understanding, and personal and social capabilities.

Recipient of a 2017 Helpmann Award, playwright, actor and comedian Candy Bowers empowers students through positive messages of self-care, confidence, friendship and emotional literacy.

Join these high energy marsupials for a jam packed 50 minutes with a message that will last long after the show is over.


Duration 60 minutes including Q&A
Maximum 300 students per session
Performance space 4m x 4m
Access to a power outlet required

Curriculum Links

KLA’S: The Arts, English, Health and Physical Education

General Capabilities: Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding, Intercultural Understanding, Personal and Social Capabilities

Conventions and Styles: Hip hop, poetry, dance, music

Themes/Concepts: Acceptance, kindness, mindfulness, authenticity, friendship, personal development, emotional and spoken literacy


  • $8 per student +GST
  • A minimum charge of $800 +GST per performance (equivalent to 100 students)

All of our performances are the same price for all regions. We are a not-for-profit organisation passionate about providing quality Arts experiences to all Queensland students, so if your school has less than 100 students, please consider combining with another school or contact the Youth Touring team to discuss your options.

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For lovers of poetry, music, theatre and drama, this is a fun and interactive workshop with a funky twist. Candy B mixes drama and hip hop together to develop student’s expressive skills. Technical aspects such as voice, rhythm and physicality
are explored alongside character and comedy.

Cost $350
Maximum 30 students
60 minutes duration

TERM 1 & 4
AREA A B C and D

Presented by Youth Touring and Black Honey Company

Writer: Candy Bowers
Music: Kim Bowers

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