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Bulnuruwanha (Taking Flight) Term 2 - 4

29 May - 30 October 2023

Digital WorkshopEarly Stage 1 - Stage 2

In this on-demand resource, watch contemporary Indigenous dances exploring the Wiradjuri Dreamtime stories of the Magpie, Kookaburra and other birds, and play along with fun and interactive games & activities.


Term 2 - 4, 2023

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On-demand from:

Monday 29 May - Friday 9 June

Monday 16 - Monday 30 October

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Explore the Wiradjuri Dreamtime through dance

Bulnuruwanha is a contemporary Indigenous dance work exploring the Wiradjuri Dreamtime stories of the Magpie, Willy Wagtail, Kookaburra and Cockatoo and their roles in the creation of the land. Developed by recent NAISDA graduate, new Bangarra member, and First Nations choreographer and dancer Emily Flannery, Bulnuruwanha takes students through four different dances inspired by the birds and animals of the NSW Central Coast.

In this digital resource, filmed at NAISDA in the NSW Central, students will watch and learn parts of the choreography and respond with reflections on animals and birds from their own country. The on-demand workshop also involves fun and engaging games and activities to do together as a class.

Bulnuruwanha is a DirtyFeet production commissioned by the Sydney Opera House, as part of New Work Now, enabled by The Wolanski Foundation.

Presented by Sydney Opera House

Teacher’s Resource Pack

Our resources are packed with practical, creative activities that will add to your student’s experience.

Curriculum links

Critical and creative thinking, Personal and social capability, Intercultural understanding, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures


Resources for teachers

The Opera House’s Teacher Resources provide inspirational activities to watch, listen and read for students in the classroom or learning at home. 

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Share your stories with us

The Sydney Opera House is located on lands where people have come together to share stories for thousands of years. We would love you to share the stories you create in this workshop with us.

Once completed send them through to us for your chance to show the world your storytelling skills!

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