Over 60 / Under 10

Are you under 10 or over 60? Do you have a story to tell? A song that wants to be sung? You are invited to be a part of a personal one on one song-writing experience with cabaret artist and songwriter Sarah Ward. Bring your own thoughts, feelings and perspectives and with Sarah, you will write your very own song. The songs will be simply charted and performed by Sarah and her band.

Who is Sarah Ward?

Sarah Ward is an experienced songwriter, teacher, actor and cabaret artist. She has received the Helpmann Award, nine Green Room Awards and three Fringe Awards for Best Cabaret Artist and Production. She is currently touring nationally and Internationally with her cabaret creations Yana Alana and Queen Kong. She teaches singing part-time at Footscray City Primary School and has run songwriting workshops with ECHO Collective, Polyglot Theatre and the Womens Circus. She is passionate about the power of songwriting for healing, development and self-confidence.


You can choose from 1 of 8 sessions over the two days available. There will be four spots available for people over 60 and four spots for children under ten with three being the youngest age. Each session is 45 minutes. Parents or guardians are welcome to sit in on the session at the child's request.


  • Gain a knowledge of song writing and storytelling
  • Walk away with part of or a fully completed song
  • Selected songs will be performed by a band
  • A recording of the performance will be available to download
  • Lyrics and chords will be available to download
  • A one on one focused creative experience

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by Peter Leslie

Event & ticketing details


Wheelchair Access

Dates & Times

When 21-22 Jan | Tue 11am, midday, 1:30pm, 2:30pm | Wed 9am, 10am, 11am, midday
Duration 1hr


Full $40.00


The Melba - Studio

35 Johnston St, Collingwood

Get directions


Hurstbridge/Mernda line to Victoria Park


86 to stop 19


200-207 to Wellington/Johnston St | bus 246 to Johnston/Hoddle St

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