The July school holidays will see Hi-5 tour Australia and for the first time in history they will perform with six members on stage.
‘Hi-5 House Hits’ heralds the departure of popular member Lauren Brant after five fun filled years and welcomes brand new Aussie talent Tanika Anderson to the iconic children’s brand.
‘I feel so honoured to have been a part of Hi-5 and made kids all over the world smile. I have been given such beautiful memories and have grown as a person through all my wonderful experiences. My time in Hi-5 will always be celebrated and a little part of me will forever be in that little ‘Hi-5 Hand’ says Lauren of her departure.
The upcoming national tour will see Lauren bid a fond farewell to her loyal fans but her relationship with Hi-5 will continue. ‘loliboli’ is Lauren’s clothing label specialising in clothes for little girls. Hi-5 and ‘loliboli’ have worked together on the Australian tour with Lauren designing costumes for the Hi-5 cast to wear and mini replica costumes which will be on sale during the tour.
‘Hi-5 House Hits’ is also an exciting opportunity to welcome newest cast member Tanika when she performs in the finale of the show on stage with Lauren. This will mark the first time in history that Hi-5 performs with six members on stage as Lauren welcomes Tanika to the Hi-5 family.
For the last 9 months Tanika has been gaining invaluable insight and an introduction to the Hi-5 world in her role touring with them as puppeteer and understudy.
‘Joining Hi-5 is a dream come true for me and I still can’t believe I am part of the group! The cast have taken me under their wings and treated me like I’ve been a member forever. The team are so amazing and I can’t wait to start this exciting journey with them and with all the kids around the world!’ says Tanika
Don’t miss out on your chance to catch Lauren in her final Hi-5 performances and welcome Tanika to the Hi-5 house.
TOUR DATES FOR HI-5 HOUSE HITS:
Monday June 30th
Chatswood Concourse Concert Hall, Sydney
10.00am, 12.30pm & 3.30pm
Tuesday July 1st
Mounties, Mt Pritchard
Wednesday July 2nd
Enmore Theatre, Sydney
Thursday July 3rd
Evans Theatre, Penrith Panthers, Sydney
10.00am & 12.30pm
Sunday July 6th
Perth Concert Hall
11.00am, 1.30pm & 4.00pm
Thursday July 10th
Adelaide Entertainment Centre Theatre
Friday July 11th
Frankston Arts Centre, Melbourne
10.00am & 12.30pm
Saturday July 12th
Palais Theatre, Melbourne
10.00am, 1.00pm & 4.00pm