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INSPIRING IMAGINATION IN CHILDREN

Since 1977, education and youth engagement have been priorities for Sydney Opera House and a significant part of what we do. Our Creative Learning and Young People’s program offers access, active engagement and quality contemporary performing arts experiences for all school-age students, linked to the curriculum.

We are committed to providing access to best practice performing arts experiences for children of all ages, learning styles and circumstance there are a number of areas you can support to help us make a difference to future generations:  

  • TICKET & TRAVEL SUBSIDY PROGRAM
    Our Ticket & Travel Subsidy program provides subsidised tickets and travel for students from New South Wales priority funded schools, enabling them attend a performance from our acclaimed, curriculum linked Creative Learning program, providing them with an opportunity they otherwise may never have.

    Of the 145,000 disadvantaged school children in NSW, and at a cost of $26 per child, we are currently only able to offer 1 in 58 children an onsite Sydney Opera House experience. Our goal is to reach at least 1 in 10.

  • CREATIVE PLAY 
    Every school holidays our FREE Creative Play program continues to provide children of all levels with a well-rounded educational experience that extends beyond the stage, through active and engaged learning experiences that incorporate exploration, play, creativity and imagination.
    This program is directly subsidised by Sydney Opera House at a cost of approximately $10 per childMORE

  • DIGITAL CREATIVE LEARNING
    Digital Creative Learning aims to bring Sydney Opera House to every child. Regardless of geographical or financial disadvantage, we can deliver a Sydney Opera House experience directly into the classroom via video conferencing facilities.
    The subsidised cost to Sydney Opera House for one student to take part in a Digital Masterclass is $65 per student.
    MORE: 
    Primary - Discover the Stage
    Secondary - Digital Masterclass

  • WORLD ORCHESTRAS PROGRAM
    The World Orchestras Program provides gifted music students with once-in-a-lifetime access to the world's leading music. 

    Established in 2010, the Sydney Opera House World Orchestras Program enables gifted music students to gain access to the world’s leading musicians. In its first two years, almost 200 young orchestral players have had the chance to perform alongside members of both the Berlin Philharmoniker (2010) and the Vienna Philharmonic (2011), also participating in over two weeks’ of intensive workshops and master classes.

    The World Orchestras Program fulfils our commitment to celebrate creative genius and democratise creativity, giving Australian music lovers the opportunity to hear the very best orchestras from around the world here at the House. The Creative Learning Program then takes this one step further, ensuring that talented young players are inspired to become the great musicians of the future.

    With an operational cost of $850 per child, every donation makes a difference. MORE


To continue to commission, create and present world-class work for our youngest audience members, and to further develop our Creative Learning and outreach programs and to share the House with as many children as possible, we need your support.

Take an active role in inspiring imagination in future generations by making a gift today.

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Staging Stories (Learning)
Presenter Sydney Opera House
Venue Your Classroom
Dates 23 Mar - 11 Nov
The Backstage Tour
Presenter Sydney Opera House
Venue Various Venues
Dates 01 Apr - 31 Mar
The Tour And Tasting Plate
Presenter Sydney Opera House
Venue Various Venues
Dates 01 Apr - 31 Mar
The Sydney Opera House Tour - French
Presenter Présenté par: l’Opéra de Sydney
Venue Various Venues
Dates 01 Apr - 31 Mar
The Sydney Opera House Tour - German
Presenter Sydney Opera House
Venue Various Venues
Dates 01 Apr - 31 Mar
The Sydney Opera House Tour
Presenter Sydney Opera House
Venue Various Venues
Dates 01 Apr - 31 Mar
The Sydney Opera House Tour - Korean
Presenter Sydney Opera House
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 01 Apr - 31 Mar
The Sydney Opera House Tour - Japanese
Presenter Sydney Opera House
Venue Various Venues
Dates 01 Apr - 31 Mar
The Sydney Opera House Tour - Mandarin
Presenter Sydney Opera House
Venue Various Venues
Dates 01 Apr - 31 Mar
The Sydney Opera House Tour - Spanish
Presenter Sydney Opera House
Venue Various Venues
Dates 01 Apr - 31 Mar
McAllister in Conversation
Presenter The Australian Ballet
Venue Joan Sutherland Theatre
Dates 04 Apr - 28 Nov
Dancers' Class On Stage
Presenter The Australian Ballet
Venue Joan Sutherland Theatre
Dates 07 Apr - 16 Nov
Teaching Aboriginal Perspectives 2015 (Learning)
Presenter Sydney Opera House
Venue Utzon Room
Dates 05 May - 20 Nov
The Tempest
Presenter Bell Shakespeare
Venue Playhouse
Dates 19 Aug - 18 Sep
Significant Australian Places: Sydney Opera House (Learning)
Presenter Sydney Opera House
Venue Your Classroom
Dates 24 Aug - 24 Nov
Aboriginal Perspectives of Bennelong Point: Guwanyi Walama
Presenter Sydney Opera House
Venue Your Classroom
Dates 26 Aug - 27 Nov
Arts Alive Primary Choral Concert 2015
Presenter NSW Department of Education and Communities
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 31 Aug
French Impressions: Ravel Debussy and Berlioz
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 03 Sep - 04 Sep
From Page to Stage (Learning)
Presenter Sydney Opera House
Venue Your Classroom
Dates 03 Sep - 13 Nov
Day To Remember
Presenter Opera Australia
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 05 Sep
Festival of Dangerous Ideas:
Incarceration- A Vice News Panel
Presenter Sydney Opera House and The Ethics Centre
Venue Drama Theatre
Dates 05 Sep
Anything Goes
Presenter Opera Australia
Venue Joan Sutherland Theatre
Dates 05 Sep - 31 Oct
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Presenter Sydney Opera House and The Ethics Centre
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 05 Sep
Festival of Dangerous Ideas:
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Presenter Sydney Opera House and The Ethics Centre
Venue Playhouse
Dates 05 Sep
Festival of Dangerous Ideas:
JON RONSON- Shame Culture
Presenter Sydney Opera House and The Ethics Centre
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 05 Sep
Festival of Dangerous Ideas:
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Presenter Sydney Opera House and The Guardian
Venue Utzon Room
Dates 05 Sep
Festival of Dangerous Ideas:
MIRIAM LYONS- After Luck
Presenter Sydney Opera House and The Ethics Centre
Venue Studio
Dates 05 Sep
Festival of Dangerous Ideas:
ERIC SCHLOSSER- Nuclear Delusion
Presenter Sydney Opera House and The Ethics Centre
Venue Playhouse
Dates 05 Sep
Festival of Dangerous Ideas:
GABRIELLA COLEMAN-INSIDE ANONYMOUS
Presenter Sydney Opera House and The Ethics Centre
Venue Playhouse
Dates 05 Sep
Festival of Dangerous Ideas:
Big Sugar- Panel
Presenter Sydney Opera House and The Ethics Centre
Venue Drama Theatre
Dates 05 Sep
Festival of Dangerous Ideas:
Winners & Losers- Panel
Presenter Sydney Opera House and The Ethics Centre
Venue Studio
Dates 05 Sep
Festival of Dangerous Ideas:
Bad Ideas- Paul Krugman
Presenter Sydney Opera House and The Ethics Centre
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 05 Sep
Festival of Dangerous Ideas:
What I Believe- Panel
Presenter Sydney Opera House and The Ethics Centre
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 05 Sep
Festival of Dangerous Ideas:Martin Ford – Hello Robots
Presenter Sydney Opera House and The Ethics Centre
Venue Drama Theatre
Dates 05 Sep
Festival of Dangerous Ideas:
Johann Hari- Ceasefire on Drugs
Presenter Sydney Opera House and The Ethics Centre
Venue Drama Theatre
Dates 05 Sep
Festival of Dangerous Ideas:
HELEN RAZER- Against Compassion
Presenter Sydney Opera House and The Ethics Centre
Venue Playhouse
Dates 05 Sep
Festival of Dangerous Ideas:
Peter Greste- Journalistic Freedom
Presenter Sydney Opera House and The Ethics Centre
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 05 Sep
Festival of Dangerous Ideas:
The New Satirists- Panel
Presenter Sydney Opera House and The Ethics Centre
Venue Drama Theatre
Dates 05 Sep
Festival of Dangerous Ideas:
CHRIS BERG- Nanny State
Presenter Sydney Opera House and The Ethics Centre
Venue Studio
Dates 05 Sep
Festival of Dangerous Ideas:
Cybersexism- Panel
Presenter Sydney Opera House and The Ethics Centre
Venue Drama Theatre
Dates 06 Sep
Festival of Dangerous Ideas:
TARIQ ALI- The Twilight of Democracy
Presenter Sydney Opera House and The Ethics Centre
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 06 Sep
Festival of Dangerous Ideas:
PETER FRAY- Next Year's News Now
Presenter Sydney Opera House and The Ethics Centre
Venue Studio
Dates 06 Sep
Festival of Dangerous Ideas:
Dying Europe- Panel
Presenter Sydney Opera House and The Ethics Centre
Venue Drama Theatre
Dates 06 Sep
Festival of Dangerous Ideas:
DR HELEN JOYCE- The Right To Die
Presenter Sydney Opera House and The Ethics Centre
Venue Drama Theatre
Dates 06 Sep
Festival of Dangerous Ideas:
Inside North Korea- Panel
Presenter Sydney Opera House and The Ethics Centre
Venue Drama Theatre
Dates 06 Sep
Festival of Dangerous Ideas:
MICHAEL WESLEY- Feudal World
Presenter Sydney Opera House and The Ethics Centre
Venue Studio
Dates 06 Sep
Festival of Dangerous Ideas:
MARC LEWIS- Learning Addiction
Presenter Sydney Opera House and The Ethics Centre
Venue Playhouse
Dates 06 Sep
Festival of Dangerous Ideas:AC Grayling- Bad Education
Presenter Sydney Opera House and The Ethics Centre
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 06 Sep
Festival of Dangerous Ideas:
Indigenous recognition- Panel
Presenter Sydney Opera House and The Ethics Centre
Venue Studio
Dates 06 Sep
Festival of Dangerous Ideas:
GIDEON RAFF- Television’s reality
Presenter Sydney Opera House and The Ethics Centre
Venue Playhouse
Dates 06 Sep
Festival of Dangerous Ideas:
Technophilia- Panel
Presenter Sydney Opera House and The Ethics Centre
Venue Playhouse
Dates 06 Sep
Festival of Dangerous Ideas:
The Moth Mainstage: The Razor's Edge
Presenter Sydney Opera House and The Ethics Centre
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 06 Sep
Festival of Dangerous Ideas:
PETER DOHERTY- KNOWLEDGE WARS
Presenter Sydney Opera House and The Ethics Centre
Venue Studio
Dates 06 Sep
Festival of Dangerous Ideas:
SARAI WALKER- Radical Fat Acceptance
Presenter Sydney Opera House and The Ethics Centre
Venue Studio
Dates 06 Sep
Festival of Dangerous Ideas:
A Workshop on Investigative Journalism
Presenter Sydney Opera House and The Guardian
Venue Utzon Room
Dates 06 Sep
Festival of Dangerous Ideas:
LAURIE PENNY- Lost Boys
Presenter Sydney Opera House and The Ethics Centre
Venue Playhouse
Dates 06 Sep
Schumann's Magical Cello - Pines of Rome
Presenter Sydney Symphony
Venue Concert Hall
Dates 09 Sep - 12 Sep
Group Bookings
Venue Various Venues
Dates 01 Jan - 31 Dec
Gift Vouchers
Presenter Sydney Opera House
Venue Various Venues
Dates 01 Jan - 31 Dec
Theatre Bars - Prepaid Drink Vouchers
Presenter Sydney Opera House
Venue Various Venues
Dates 01 Jan - 31 Dec

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