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Upcoming classes, public learning programs and workshops

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30 Jun - 25 Aug 2024 Workshops

Draw the House

Once a month join like-minded creative souls to explore the Opera House and its surroundings through the eyes of an artist. Working with a different artist each month, explore various drawing techniques, and perspectives inspired by one of the world's most iconic buildings.

An old man and a woman dancing together.
10 May - 30 Aug 2024 Workshops

Spring for Seniors

Join our monthly Dance Theatre session for the ageless, welcoming Seniors aged 55+ for an inspiring and social creative workshop inspired by the great tradition of Dance Theatre.

11 May - 17 Aug 2024 Workshops

Architecture Club

Inspired by the unique design genius of architect Jorn Utzon and the Sydney Opera House, explore through a series of fun and playful design exercises, the genius of the Sydney Opera House building and its architect.

18 May - 31 Aug 2024 Workshops

MISC. Artist Program

Register for an arts practice workshop through a queer lens for LGTBQIA+ teens and their friends. From a queer choir to a draw’n’sip (alcohol free), deepen or pick up a new creative skill and make some authentic community connections along the way! Workshop participants are drawn from an expression of interest process for young artists seeking development and support.

3 Jun - 19 Aug 2024 Workshops

Public Choir - Big Heart Sing

On the last Monday evening every month, join our Big Heart Sing Choir – a joyous celebration of the simple power of communal song.

Animated alien in green with space objects around him.
9 Jul 2024 Workshops

Alien Rescue Mission

Ages 6+ | The Sydney Opera House has been visited by aliens! Join us on this interactive theatre play experience to find the left-behind alien.

18 Jul 2024 Workshops

Creating Performance with Digital Projections

Join the artists and technician from Italy’s famed Compagnia TPO, on the occasion of their Sydney Opera House season of their interactive dance and projection performance for young audiences, A Forest in the City.

29 - 30 Jun 2024 Workshops

Wilay Giilang (Possum Story) Exhibition

Bianca Caldwell presents Wilay Giilang meaning 'possum story' in Wiradjuri - a community sharing exhibition of traditional woven toys and animals made by primary school students.

11 - 12 Jul 2024 Workshops

Dance Mania

Ages 9 - 11 | Ever dreamt of dancing on one of Sydney Opera House's world-renowned stages? Make a young dancer’s dreams come true with our special School Holiday dance experience where ballet, contemporary and hip hop collide in a beautiful dance explosion!

15 - 16 Jul 2024 Kids & Families

Make-Believe Masters

Ages 12 - 16 | Join us for a workshop on creating designs for set and costumes for live performance. Learn about theatrical design and creative world building for the stage. 

16 - 19 Jul Kids & Families

Seed Bracelet Workshop

Free Kids & Families Workshop | Ages 4+ | To compliment the Forest in the City performance, create your very own Seed Bracelet. Look, feel, smell and create with seeds and flowers on your bracelet. 

Two men holding guitars and a woman with them.
17 - 18 Jul 2024 Workshops

The Magic Garden

Ages 4+ | Join Ru Barb, Aspara Gus and Sir Paul McCarrotney for a berry wonderful music-making songwriting workshop.

21 Jul 2024 Workshops

Life Drawing and Opera

Become an active spectator in this Opera inspired Life Drawing workshop accompanied by live performance from an opera singer in the Centre for Creativity!

4 Aug 2024 Kids & Families

Opera Big Wigs

Ages 7 - 11 | Learn more about the fabulous history of wigs and explore your inner fashionista to make your own Opera wig!

5 Aug 2024 Workshops

Stagecraft Studio: Theatre Set Design

Participate in a workshop to develop a process for designing theatre. Learn how to create dynamic spaces and build for live performance, while creating a space for imagination for your audience.

10 Aug 2024 Workshops

Little Murmur Movement Workshop

Join the artists from Aakash Odedra Company in a workshop inspired by their performance of Little Murmur.

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