Lucas Proudfoot

Lucas Proudfoot

Lucas Proudfoot is one of Australia’s most versatile children’s performers, playing guitar, didgeridoo and stomp box to over 120,00 kids each year. He is a multi-platform storyteller, sharing stories through his music, books and live performances. In recent years, he has been touring Australia performing his cultural show Circular Rhythm, where he delivers an entertaining and contemporary Indigenous Australian music experience, inviting young audiences to learn about Indigenous cultures through a live show full of fun and interaction. He has shared stages alongside a host of Australia’s most renowned children’s performers including Hi5, Justine Clarke, Jay Laga’aia and Yo Gabba Gabba, performing his cultural show, Circular Rhythm.

Lucas is a proud member of the Tweed Coast Aboriginal and Islander community and lives on the Gold Coast with his wife and their young daughter. When he isn’t on stage with the kids, Lucas is writing and working on a series of exciting projects.

Available Workshops
The Proud Foots - Your words! Your story! (Performance: Pre-Prep to Year 6)
The Proud Foots - Your words! Your story! (Writing session: Year 1 to 6)

The Proud Foots - Your words! Your story! (Performance: Pre-Prep to Year 6)

Indigenous musician and author, Lucas Proudfoot presents a dynamic musical storytelling experience, showcasing dance, cultural diversity and Lucas’ creative process. This highly interactive session is great way to start a Storyfest session with Lucas. Students get to know Lucas not only as an author, but also as a live performer who shares positive aspects of music, story & culture.

Suitable for
Pre-Prep to Year 6

Duration
1 hour

Topics covered
- Indigenous Australian culture and history
- Music
- Dance
- Multicultural diversity
- Storytelling
- The creative process
- Performing arts

Curriculum Outcomes
- History/culture
- Multicultural themes

The Proud Foots - Your words! Your story! (Writing session: Year 1 to 6)

Lucas’ creative writing session highlights the importance of using spontaneity and imagination to create short, fun-filled stories. This quirky format allows the students to experience the joy of writing without worrying about spelling mistakes and perfect grammar. The focus of the session is finding your voice, then expressing it through story.

Suitable for
Year 1 to Year 6

Duration
1.5 hours

Topics covered
- Finding your writing voice
- Imagination and creativity
- Writing with joy
- Personal and cultural storytelling

Curriculum outcomes
- Creative writing
- History/culture
- Multicultural themes
- Performing arts

“Lucas is a treasure personally and culturally. We are really lucky to have someone with his storytelling skills and gift for entertainment to inspire our students. His connection to his heritage and place was very powerful. The staff responses were glowing. I am like the kids; I only wish we could see him more often!”

— Pottsville Beach PS, QLD​

Lucas Proudfoot Books

Books