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The Backstage Tour


Meet at the Stage Door | Tour

Go behind closed doors and experience the House from behind the scenes with this small group tour. Venture backstage through the corridors to our rehearsal spaces, into the orchestra pit before enjoying breakfast in the exclusive domain of our performers, the Green Room.

Please note for safety reasons, flat, enclosed, rubber-soled shoes must be worn on this tour. Children under the age of 10 are not able to take part in the tour for safety reasons. Children aged between 10 and 15 years must be accompanied by an adult at all times.  

The tour was outstanding. It was worth the time to get up early for it… Amazing

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What you see on stage is only half the story

The opening act – start the day like a VIP

Arrive at Stage Door to begin your exploration. Walk where thousands of actors, performers and famous names have walked before. Get ready to explore places usually off limits to the general public to find out how the magic of theatre happens.

The real story – as much drama backstage as on stage

Get a glimpse into the demanding, passionate, dramatic (and sometimes scandalous) world of our performers – as our guides recount the stories and insider secrets of what really happens behind the curtain.

The grand finale – the inner workings of a living House

From pulleys to props, sequins to sound-checks, we take you through nooks and crannies not known to the public. Discover what makes us both a world-renown icon and a world-class performance venue. Complete the experience with breakfast in the Green Room - the exclusive domain of our crew and performers.

You will have the opportunity to visit some of the Opera House's many venues and theatres on this tour. Please note that as we are a busy performing arts centre, venues and theatres are subject to availability at the time of your tour. 

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