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Staging Stories Term 1 - 4

5 March - 22 October 2024

Interactive Digital Workshop | ES1 - Stage 1

Our most popular workshop explores the structure and stages of a narrative with a live facilitator, while encouraging the development of original, imaginative story ideas.


Encourages experiential learning through physical movement, discussion and collaboration.

Melinda Dransfield, Digital Producer Sydney Opera House

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A creative storytelling workshop for primary students

Designed especially for Years K-2, Staging Stories explores the structure and stages of a narrative, while encouraging the development of original, imaginative story ideas.

This storytelling workshop is a fun and creative way for students to develop their speaking, listening and storytelling skills. Students will learn about the structure and stages of a narrative while using both language and non-verbal communication skills such as tone of voice, face and body.

A professional storyteller will guide the students in a jointly composed story, encouraging students to share original and imaginative ideas, while participating in a series of dramatisations.

This curriculum-linked workshop will provide a unique opportunity for students to develop crucial interaction, presentation and listening skills while exploring the inner world of their imagination.

Presented by Sydney Opera House

Teacher’s resource pack

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

Stage ES1 and Stage 1 


Curriculum links

Critical and creative thinking
Intercultural understanding
Personal and social capability
English, Creative Arts and Drama

Learning resources

The Opera House’s learning 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!

Email us your story

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