Intimate and magical encounters with rare species
Explore the natural world of our feathered, furry, and smooth-skinned friends that co-habit our beautiful planet. Feel inspired to embrace caring for and nurturing our incredible wildlife on our shared planet earth.
This latest world-premiere by Erth presents intimate, magical encounters with rare and vulnerable species, raising important questions about our relationship with the changing natural world. Explore these rare and exotic animals, as they look unblinkingly to the future, find a place in your heart, and transform the stage before your very eyes!
Renowned as innovators of physical and visual theatre for the past three decades, Erth return for their fifth presentation at Sydney Opera House with this bold new work, following successful seasons of Prehistoric World (2021), Dinosaur Zoo (2019), Prehistoric Aquarium (2017) and Dinosaur Zoo (2015).
ARC by Erth is a Sydney Opera House New Work Now commission, enabled by Jillian Segal AO & John Roth on behalf of Yarranabbe Foundation.
Presented by Sydney Opera House
ARC is supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW, and by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts and funding advisory body.