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Iconic Performances and The Colonial Show is proud of what we offer and as a result of our superior customer service, are professionalism and excellent performances and shows for schools and corporate events, functions, festivals and parties we are proud to have received the following Awards and Accolades.
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WINNER of the "Frater Award" for excellence in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Frater Award for Excellence in Live Shows & Performances

The Colonial Show has won the Department of Education Performance for School award 4 consecutive years in a row.

Based on our testimonals and feedback from schools, teachers, and students the Colonial Show would have won each consecutive year thereafter if the Performance for Schools Frater Award had not been terminated by the Department of Education at the end of 2010.

The shows focus and attention to detail, well scripted performances and professional actors allowed the Colonial Show to be Australia's #1 Best Selling and Highly Acclaimed Live Interactive Show for schools across Australia.  All our shows offer so much to schools and companies ... we are one of Australia's best performance companies. 

The shows ...

  • Develop within our audience a high standard of critical awareness, by responding to what they are seeing.
  • Offer opportunities that allow intensive interaction between the audience and actors to ensure that the audience member gets the most out of each show and/or performance.
  • Develop perception and understanding in our audience, in particular children.
  • Written by qualified and experienced teachers and based on each States History Curriculum and Syllabus and the National Curriculum across Australia for Australian History.
  • Are guaranteed to enhance many areas of the curriculum, in particular HSIE or History units.
  • Seamlessly integrate into each school's teaching and learning program and company structure.


WINNER of the "NSW Tourism Award" 2008
NSW Tourism Award

The NSW Tourism Awards are presented by Tourism Industry Council NSW (TICNSW) and proudly supported by Destination NSW.

Winning the award in 2008, we were delighted to have achieved high standards in:

  • Creativity, professionalism and innovation
  • Achieving an above average benchmark for best practice within the tourism industry.
  • Continual research and development of our tour standards
  • Consumer confidence in all our tours and shows.
Check out a few of our Live Interactive Shows for Schools

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The Colonial Show

A full day interactive dramatic educational show for schools that brings to life the British Colonisation of Australia right in front of the student's eyes. Using authentic props and costumes, the Colonial Show not only entertains, it educates the children as it involves a huge amount of student involvement and participation as the children role-play characters of Australia's past.

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The Gold Show

The discovery of Gold in Australia, changed the way people thought about this great continent. Creating an atmosphere similiar to that at Ophir in 1851, the Educational GOLD Show sparks the imagination of children as they witness first hand, the life, trials, tribulations and experiences that the Miners went through. Designed specifically to meet the educational outcomes taught in the classroom.

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The Anzac Story

Captivate your students in Australian History. This show brings to life the real story of the Anzacs, in one of Australia's most interactive and educationally sound performance. The Anzac Story uses the latest special effects, audio and computer-aided technology to allow children, students and adults of all ages to experience life in the trenches. The Anzac Story is performed with the greatest respect to the memory of the soldiers and is a moving presentation that treats the subject of the ANZAC, and Australia's history with true honor. This is a great way to commemorate ANZAC Day. Lest we Forget!

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Boombastic Science Show

Appropriate for children between 5-12 year olds the "Boombastic" Science Show is a hit among young and old. Using real equipment, children are amazed, enthused and entertained through a variety of educational science facts. With student participation, this is the Science Show you can't miss out. Fits perfectly with the Science Syllabus of all States in Australia.



Iconic Performances provides interactive shows, films, productions and corporate entertainment for children, schools, events, birthday parties, private functions and corporate events. We are so proud of what we do and achieve that we are also able to tailor shows and productions to suit your needs.
With over 60 years of experience in the entertainment industry and over 40 years in the education industry Iconic Performances' shows and productions are not only highly acclaimed among some of the most prestige private schools and corporate sector, we also provide the most interactive and entertaining shows across Australia and we STAND BY THIS.
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