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Digital Live Stream: The Great Illusionist

Connect your students to a live performance on the Opera House stage and participate in our post-show Q&A.

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“Imaginings, disappearing acts, and a flair of variety entertainment.”

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There's more to magic than meets the eye 

Jump into this enchanting tale of a young boy who longs to be an illusionist. A tale of daring and willpower, the importance of a good assistant, and of course, a white rabbit! Packed with cleverly executed illusions and tantalising tricks, it proves there’s more to magic than meets the eye!

This rich, multilayered production from the Netherlands’ acclaimed Het Filiaal theatremakers is sure to captivate the whole family with live music, impressive illusions, magical puppetry and marvellous tricks.

A compelling performance for students. 

Presented by Sydney Opera House and Het Filiaal Theatremakers

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Stage 2

Stage 3

General capabilities and cross-curriculum


Thinking imaginatively, creatively  and interpretively




Critical and creative thinking

Personal and social capability



Expressing themselves EN2-11D EN3-8D



DRA S2.4

DRA S3.4





Digital Creative Learning

Connect your class to professional artists and educators without even leaving your classroom! Our interactive, curriculum-driven digital experiences are available every term throughout the school year. Take your students on an exclusive look behind the scenes with one of our digital tours, be inspired by our storytelling workshops, learn something new about Billionaire Boy's best-selling author David Walliams and experience awe-inspiring performances in real time. 

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