Performances, excursions, workshops, digital incursions and more
Primary School program
Kindergarten – Year 6
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Schools Performance | Stages ES1 - 3 | I Wish... is an acrobatic adventure exploring all the things we could be. Through physical theatre, stunning visuals, and a healthy dose of humour, explore our differences to reveal the magic of individuality.
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 Workshop | Early Stage 1 – 1 | Inspired by the Sydney Opera House Artificial Reef Project, students learn about sustainability and marine habitats. Learning through theatre play and combining drama, storytelling and movement the workshop teaches students about the science and marine life of the Harbour.
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 | Early Stage 1 - 3 | The award-winning Monkey Baa team brings to the stage a new imagining of the classic Australian books by Sheena Knowles and Rod Clement. Edward and Edwina both wonder if there is more to life than being an emu but after adventures beyond the enclosure, they discover that the best thing you can be is… you!
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
Schools Performance | Early Stages 1 - 3 | Join creativity and wellness for young students, with our specially commissioned new storytelling and meditation experience with digital projections. This is a sensory world of vivid storytelling, dreamy electronic music, animation, and the wonder of our Sydney harbour.
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.
The Indigenous Literacy Foundation proudly presents Indigenous Literacy Day, celebrating Stories, Cultures and Languages. This delightful, free virtual event enlightens and engages audiences of all ages.
Digital Performance | Stages ES1 - 2 | Presented on International Children’s Day, join us as we meet much-loved author Randa Abdel-Fattah to talk about her new book 11 Words of Love – a book for children from all backgrounds about the many ways we love.
Digital Tour | Stages 2 - 3 | Join our Indigenous tour guides for an interactive digital exploration of the Indigenous history of Bennelong Point, the site on which Sydney Opera House sits.
Interactive Digital Workshop | ES1 - 3 | A digital storytelling workshop for years K - 6 that begins with a scavenger hunt!
Accessible Workshop | All Ages | Using drama making techniques, students explore ways to manage new experiences and situations.
Digital Performance | Stages 1 - 3 | Explore the natural world of our feathered, furry, and smooth-skinned friends that co-habit our beautiful planet.
Free Digital Workshop | Stages 2 - 3 | We pair LEGO’s Play Pillars with the House’s Utzon Design Principles to explore how play is integral to creating every environment.
Interactive Digital Workshop | Early Stage 1 - 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.
Digital Performance | Stage 3 | Celebrating African, Indian and Australian rhythms with a global collective of contemporary and traditional dance and music.
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.
Interactive Digital Workshop | Stages 2 - 3 | Fusing technology & movement, students will develop their visual storytelling skills and collaborate with a live artist to create a movement-based animation.
Interactive Digital Workshop | Stages 2 - 3 | Fusing technology & music, students will develop their music-making skills while collaborating with a live artist.
Digital Workshop | Stages 2 - 3 | This workshop guides students on how to develop vibrant, 3-Dimensional authentic characters, exploring the three types of characters you'll need for your story - the protagonist, antagonist and supporting character.
Digital Talk | Stages ES1 - 1 | Through a fusion of Indigenous narratives and vibrant art, Gregg Dreise's work is an inspiring exploration of culture, wisdom, and creativity. Discover his unique blend of storytelling, art, and culture in a talk that promises to delight and entertain your students. An unmissable event that celebrates the power of words!
Digital Behind the Scenes Tour | Stages ES1 - 3 | Digitally transport your class to the Sydney Opera House for an exclusive behind the scenes adventure that explores innovative sustainability practices through the lens of a World Heritage building.
Digital Talk | Stages 2 - 3 | Join us for an unforgettable talk that will ignite your students’ imagination and creativity with best-selling graphic novelist Remy Lai. Dive into Remy's captivating stories, explore her artistic process, and get ready to be inspired!
Digital Talk | Stages ES1 - 5 | To celebrate World Environment Day join us for an inspiring talk by two visionary minds, David Booth and Gigi Beretta.
Digital Tour | Early Stage 1 - 3 | Transport your class to Bennelong Point and introduce your students to the remarkable history, features and uses of this iconic Australian place.
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.
Digital Performance | ES1 - 3 | Travel to the bottom of the ocean and experience ancient creatures coming to life on stage for National Science Week.
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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