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Creative Learning

Plant the seed of imagination

At Sydney Opera House, we believe creativity is a vital skill for facing the challenges of the future. Our year-round program of live performances, digital classroom experiences and professional learning cultivates creative minds and encourages cultural participation for life.

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Excursions

With imaginative storytelling and eye-opening experiences, our program of live performances brings together the best children's theatre from Australia and around the world. We invite your students to adventure into the forest, discover extraordinary interpretations of great classics and immerse themselves in sounds evocative of the Australian landscape.

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Teacher Professional Learning

Sydney Opera House is a NSW Institute of Teachers endorsed provider of professional development. Our professional learning programs are designed to be practical, hands-on and equip you with skills and solutions to apply immediately in your classroom. We can tailor a development program to suit your schools needs, with world-class innovators, educators and artists.

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Connect from your classroom

Can't make it to Sydney Opera House? Our free Digital Creative Learning workshops and tours are the perfect way to connect your classroom to world-class artists and ideas! Take your students on an exclusive look behind-the-scenes, be inspired by our creative storytelling and drama workshops, or discover the Indigenous history of Bennelong Point.

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Meet the team

The Opera House first began programming for children in 1977, just four years after it first opened. Four decades on, more than 150,000 people take part in our Children, Families & Creative Learning program each year.

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Coming soon

Ruby's Wish: Creative Learning
16 May 2018 - 18 May 2018
Join us for the heart-warming story of a little girl with a big imagination filled with beautiful puppetry, sensational clowning and beatboxing.
Guwanyi Walama: Aboriginal Perspectives of Bennelong Point
Presented by an Aboriginal narrator, this interactive digital excursion will take students on a journey of discovery around the area now known as Bennelong Point from the Aboriginal perspective.
Engaging Students with Disability
14 Sep 2018 - 15 Sep 2018
Exchange information, ideas and inspiration with industry experts and practitioners from the arts and disability network in this interactive two-day forum for teachers, families and artists.

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The Opera House is not for profit. Help us inspire through the power of art and ideas.

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