Performances, workshops, tours, digital learning and experiences
High School program
Year 7 – Year 12
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Schools Physical Theatre Performance | Stages 3 -6 | Dimanche uses physical theatre to tell a dreamlike story about the uncontrollable forces of nature. Combining puppetry, video and deadpan mime, Dimanche observes the ingenuity of humans as they try to preserve their day-to-day habits despite the chaos of an ecological collapse.
Performance Making Workshop | Stages 5 - 6 | Learn how to write a musical without playing a musical instrument with the creator, writer, composer, and lyricist of Fangirls, Yve Blake.
Professional Development | Join us for a new collection of teacher and senior dance student masterclasses in dialogue with Sydney Opera House’s DanceRites Festival.
Schools Workshop | Stages 3 - 4 | Students in years 5 - 9 will learn about architecture, perspective, geometry and Jorn Utzon and Ove Arup’s Spherical Solution to gain an understanding of the mechanics, engineering and sheer creativity involved in constructing the iconic Sydney Opera House.
Schools Workshop | Stages 2 - Lower Stage 5 | Students will use dance practice to consider how architects create buildings for people to inhabit, work, move and explore in urban spaces.
Schools Performance | Stages 2 - 6 | Arriving directly from Switzerland is Game Theory – a fast-paced, funny and playful dance celebration of play, sport, big emotions, and the highs and lows of playing games! This season of performances and workshops will have students looking at dance from a whole new perspective.
Schools Workshop | Stages 2 - 5 | Weave with Ngumpie Weaving artist Tegan Murdock to learn about traditional Aboriginal practices of purposeful and sustainable making.
Schools Performance | Stages 4 - 6 | Bangarra Dance Theatre presents a major new work in 2024. Experience 65,000 years of culture as Australia’s leading First Nations performing arts company brings the stories of their Elders to the stage. Each Bangarra dancer is a classically trained, dynamic artist with a proud Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background, representing the best of Australian talent.
Schools Performance | Stages 2 - 4 | Climb aboard the world’s juiciest fruit as Roald Dahl’s James & The Giant Peach rolls off the page and onto the stage in Shake & Stir’s most delicious adventure yet.
Schools Performance | Stages 2 - 6 | Little Murmur is a new dance theatre show for schools, that features groundbreaking projection, an extraordinary soundscape and a blizzard of paper and confetti.
Schools Performance | Stages ES1 - 4 | Big Sky unfolds over a single night, from sunset to dawn and follows 12 unforgettable characters as they look forward to their futures, show off, get spooked, prank each other and get up to mischief.
Schools Performance | Stages 2 - 6 | In 2015, Cyclone Pam ravaged the South Pacific. Edgell Junior, a Ni-Vanuatu man from Pentecost Island, experienced and survived Cyclone Pam and its aftermath. Based on his lived experience, this moving production emphasises the real importance of community cooperation and resilience
Digital Talk | Stages 1 - 4 | Join us for this interview with Anh Do, author of some of your favourite titles like WeirDo and Little Refugee. Our host speaks to Anh about his creativity and inspirations for his work, his career, his popular and new titles and answers questions sent in from students.
Digital Talk | Stage 3 | Discussing topics of First Nations, Creativity, Indigenous Languages, Autism and Creativity, join us as we speak with authors Jordan Gould and Richard Pritchard about their entertaining and educational series, Wylah: The Koorie Warrior
Digital Schools Talk | Stage 3 | Meet Gamers and Youtubers Jackbuzza and Phos this Science Week as we explore the integral skills of collaboration, teamwork and critical thinking through the lens of gaming.
Digital Performance | Stage 3 | Celebrating African, Indian and Australian rhythms with a global collective of contemporary and traditional dance and music.
Accessible Workshop | All Ages | Using drama making techniques, students explore ways to manage new experiences and situations.
On-Demand Digital Talk | Stages 4 - 6 | Join us as we relive this brilliant talk from the 2020 All About Women Festival. Take a telescope to the night sky and a critical eye to our past with astrophysicist, Jo Dunkley.
On Demand Workshop | Stages 3 - 4 | Unleash the artist within you and embark on a transformative journey of self-expression through the lens of your smartphone! Join us for an extraordinary workshop as we dive into the captivating world of self-portraiture, guided by none other than the renowned contemporary artist, Lucky Lartey.
Digital Documentary | Stages 4 - 6 | Get ready to be swept off your feet and immersed in the captivating world of culture and movement!
Digital Talk | Stages 3 - 5 | To celebrate science week join us for a wild chat with Steve Mushin, author of UltraWild, a groundbreaking graphic novel that unveils scientifically plausible ways to heal our planet and fight climate change.
Digital Talk | Stages 3 - 4 | Embark on a sonic journey into the mesmerizing realm of video game music composition with Dan Golding, a trailblazer in interactive audio and composer of the soundtrack for the award winning Untitled Goose Game.
Offer your students to an unforgettable day out at the Sydney Opera House with our new curated program. Students can attend a Creative Learning Performance or Workshop onsite accompanied by a Walking Tour of our internationally renowned performing arts centre, all in time to back by the final school bell.
Information for teachers and students visiting the Opera House, including what to expect on the day, S3 School Risk Assessment and Arts Assist information.
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