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Who's in the lift?

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Curious kids step through the giant doors of the scenery lift at the Sydney Opera House and meet some amazing people from the stage and behind the scenes.


Stage Manager

Henry, Nina and Xavier meet stage manager Monica and learn how she keeps performances running smoothly from backstage!

Ballet dancers

Bartram, Lea and Owen spin, twirl and chicken dance as they meet Rhys (now at Sydney Dance Company) and Naomi to discover what it takes to be a ballet dancer!

Piano Tuner

Oliver, Indie and Emma meet Sydney Opera House’s piano tuner Terry, and take a peek inside a baby grand piano!

Opera Singer

Emma, Xavier and Bartram meet an opera singer and see who can hit the highest note!

More videos for the kids from the Sydney Opera House

George meets the orchestra

Follow George as he learns all about the four families of the orchestra from players from the Sydney Youth Orchestra.

Behind the scenes

What does it take to design the set for a play? Take a journey behind the scenes of Emil and the Detectives and learn the step by step process.

Stories from behind the curtain

Go Backstage and discover more from the people, shows and stories that bring the Opera House to life.