Producer: UB and Ewen
Writer: UB and Ewen
Directed By: UB and Ewen

Obang is a theatre for babies 6 to 16 months


Obang is a performative installation space designed for babies aged 6 to 16 months along with their care-givers, and is inspired by the traditional Korean concept of Obang. In this work, Obang refers to five primary colours and explores the spatial meaning of home.
You are invited to a Korean grandmother’s home for a meal. Together you will experience her daily life, including cooking, singing, washing and story-telling. Obang is a joyful and interactive experience featuring puppetry, story and free-play in an immersive environment.
Audience take off shoes and leave behind bags and larger items in entrance space. Audience is greeted by seated performers and are invited to sit in a circle in the entry space. Audience is then invited through curtain to main space, space is separated by curtains into five rooms, living room, kitchen, toilet, bathroom and bedroom. During the show each curtain reveals a new room and children are invited to interact with the space and the objects within. At the close of the show the audience are led back out to the entrance space where the performers end the show and invite adults to take photos and chat with performers if they wish.



Short Reviews

"I experienced Obang at ArtPlay with my son over the weekend and it was absolutely exquisite. I hope it can be a repeat offering- it was just amazing!"


Technical Information

Touring Party: 4
Bump-in Time: 3days hrs
Bump-out Time: half day hrs
Interval: No


Tobe confirmed



  • 4x PA speakers (Meyer UPA 1-P or equivalent) Quad Speaker set up (each
  • speaker needs to fade independently)
  • Note: depending on performance space these may be rigged or on stands.
  • All audio and power cabling as required
  • Mixer
  • Stage Box 4
  • Laptop with Qlab 4 license with DVI adaptors (4 channel SX and AV)


  • QLAB File with tracks and AV



  • 1 x projector • SDI or DVI runs laptop to projector
  • 3m wide white cyc/drape used as projection surface

Crew Notes


  • 1 x Venue Technician
  • 2 x Front of House staff to assist with pram parking, cloaking etc. with one assisting where necessary inside


  • 1 x Venue Technician

Transport Notes

  • Tobe confirmed

Audience & Marketing Notes

Obang is a performative installation space designed for babies aged 6 to 16 months along with their care-givers, and is inspired by the traditional Korean concept of home.
Obang create a comfortable environments for babies to feel safe while stimulate with various sensory play using vibration, sounds, visual effects and movements.
For adult, Obang provide authentic Korean cultural experience combined with universal domestic routine with babies, which is performed with humor and stories.

Selling Points

  • Sensory experience
  • baby theatre
  • Multicultural




Venue Format

Black box, Flat floor - Flexible installation


50 Minutes

Available Until (from - to)



Budget & Fees

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In Development - work which will be produced and premiered in time for touring during 2022/2023. Please contact the Producer directly for Budgets and Fees.

Remount: $6,600

Weekly Sell Off: $12,000

Per Performance: $0

Royalties: 0%

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