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Video resources

Our Video Resources are designed to immerse your students in arts based learning in the classroom.

Inspired by Sydney Opera House live performance experiences, these resources give your students access to the world's best artists and performers, across multiple disciplines and art forms. 



Set design process

Go behind the scenes of Emil and the Detectives and learn about the set design process 

A production of Slingsby Theatre Company,  set designer Wendy Todd explains in a series of five episodes, the step by step involved in the creation of a set.

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All About Women illustration of birds

Talks for secondary students

Watch free on demand talks from the All About Women 2020 festival

Connect students to remarkable thinkers from the All About Women festival. Three events are available to stream on demand, covering women in STEM, climate change and societal construct of beauty. 

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Tim Sharp at the Sydney Opera House

Tim Sharp Digital Artist Talk

We hosted a special digital artist talk for World Autism Day with internationally acclaimed artist and author Tim Sharp. Tim has autism and has won fans from all around the world with his unique sense of humour and original art. Here, Tim appears alongside his mum Judy Sharp, and is interviewed by Jacqueline Marriott.

Through Laser Beak Man's Eyes

As a fan of the Sydney Opera House, Tim Sharp takes us on a tour of the building and shares with us his unique point of view.

Beauty can be found in diversity, inclusion and looking at the world through the eyes of different people.


2019 Australian Reading Hour

Bestselling children's author and illustrator
Matt Stanton on creativity 

Catch up on our exclusive talk with bestselling children's author and illustrator Matt Stanton in celebration of Australian Reading Hour.  Find out where Matt gets his inspiration from, his creative process and why reading and stories are important for development. 

Herbie Hancock and Karen Manbulloo read Moli det bigibigi

UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock joins Binjari author and artist Karen Manbulloo to read her book Moli det bigibigi. Enjoy hearing the Kriol language of Karen's community near Katherine in the Northern Territory. 

Classical Music Resources

George Meets the Orchestra 

Follow George as he chats with players of the Sydney Youth Orchestra and learns all about the four families of the orchestra – strings, brass, woodwind and percussion.

Karen Meets the Strings Family

Join Karen Pang and some musicians from the Australian Chamber Orchestra.  Learn about the string family and how musical techniques can be used to create mood, character and setting. 

Puppetry Resources

The Song Room - Video Series

Puppet Making

Learn how to make a dinosaur puppet

The Song Room - Video Series


Bring a puppet to life in four steps

The Song Room - Video Series

Meet the Dinosaurs 

Get up close and personal with the dinosaurs from Erth


Staatskapelle Berlin Education Project

Watch as 40 young musicians from regional conservatoriums across New South Wales rehearse and play alongside members of the Staatskapelle Berlin. 


An Introduction to Jazz with Herbie Hancock 

UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock and internationally renowned trumpeter and bandleader James Morrison lead a masterclass exploring the history and artistry of jazz music. Plus, masterclasses with Antonio Hart and Michael Mayo and more from International Jazz Day 2019. 

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