Kids & Families

Kids & Families

A selection of kids and families programmes from Sydney Opera House. Join us for story time as artists from our stages read aloud your favourite Australian storybooks in 'Footlights & Booklights'. Follow Ivy and Anthony as they meet experts who bring stories to life on our stages in 'House Play'. Curious kids step through the giant doors of the scenery lift at the Sydney Opera House to meet some amazing people from the stage and behind the scenes.

You can also join our Indigenous narrators on a journey into the history and culture of Bennelong Point in a digital tour created especially for kids; and follow George as he chats with players of the Sydney Youth Orchestra and learns all about the four families of the orchestra; and rent some of our recent full-length shows including Erth's Prehistoric World and Teeny Tiny Stevies in Big Places.

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Kids & Families
  • Footlights & Booklights

    5 videos

    Join us for storytime as artists from our stages read aloud your favourite Australian storybooks.

  • House Play | Creating Your Own Play at Home

    6 videos

    House Play is a series for kids and families outlining the process of bringing a play to life at home or in school.

    Follow Ivy and Anthony as they meet experts who bring stories to life on our stages. From the playwright, actors and director to the creative team behind the lights, sound, costum...

  • Who's In The Lift?

    9 videos

    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.

  • Erth's Prehistoric World

    3 items

    Come closer than you dare to predators! Experience the creatures of your imagination coming to life on stage in this enthralling new show!

    Travel to the bottom of the ocean to discover ancient bio-luminescent creatures and marine reptiles, then back to dry land to witness some of the most amazin...

  • Teeny Tiny Stevies In Big Spaces

    1 item

    Join much-loved children’s band the Teeny Tiny Stevies as they perform I Ate a Rainbow, Boy or Girl Colour and Boss of My Own Body, plus a selection of favourite songs from their brand new album.

    Featuring irresistible melodies and helpful tips for navigating life’s li...

  • George Meets the Orchestra | An Introduction to the Orchestra for Children

    George is going to meet an orchestra for the first time!
    He wants to learn an instrument – but which one?

    Follow George as he chats with players of the Sydney Youth Orchestra and learns all about the four families of the orchestra – strings, brass, woodwind and percussion. A perfect introducti...

  • Guwanyi Walama | Kids' Tour of the Sydney Opera House precinct

    Join our Indigenous narrators on a journey into the history and culture of Bennelong Point in this digital tour created especially for kids!

    Beginning from creation time to pre-settlement and the arrival of the first fleet, learn about the daily life of the Gadigal people and the land of Tubowgu...

  • Muggera Dance Party | From Our House To Yours

    Hold your very own dance party with Daz and Jax Compton, stars of the popular TV show Move it Mob Style! Big and little kids alike are invited to learn contemporary Indigenous and hip-hop infused dance moves.