Kids & Families

Kids & Families

A selection of kids and families films and shows, and plenty of things to make and do.

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Kids & Families
  • House Play: Part 4 | Light Up Your Stage

    Anthony and Ivy have decided to create their own play at home the only problem is they have no idea how. Luckily there’s some experts at the Sydney Opera House who are happy to help!

    Head to the Playhouse theatre for a chat with Sian, a lighting designer who explains all of the different ways t...

  • House Play: Part 5 | Exploring Sound Design

    Anthony and Ivy have decided to create their own play at home the only problem is they have no idea how. Luckily there’s some experts at the Sydney Opera House who are happy to help!

    Listen up as sound designers Adam and Greta explain the ways that music, sound effect and foley can add atmosphe...

  • House Play: Part 6 | You're a Producer!

    Anthony and Ivy have decided to create their own play at home the only problem is they have no idea how. Luckily there’s some experts at the Sydney Opera House who are happy to help!

    Anthony and Ivy now experts themselves! They’ve asked lots of questions and now they’re ready to put on their sh...

  • Who's in the Lift? An Opera Singer!

    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.

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

  • Who's in the Lift? A Piano Tuner!

    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.

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

  • Who's in the Lift? Two Ballet Dancers!

    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.

    In this episode, Bartram, Lea and Owen spin, twirl and chicken dance as they discover what it takes to be a ballet dancer!

  • Who's in the Lift? A Stage Manager!

    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.

    Who’s in the lift? Henry, Nina and Xavier meet stage manager Monica and learn how she keeps performances running smoothly from backstage!

  • Who's in the Lift? A Lighting Designer!

    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.

    Bartram, Lea and Ziggy meet a lightning technician as they use different coloured lights to express emotions, and even throw a dance party!

  • Who's in the Lift? A Percussionist!

    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.

    Ziggy, Nina and Emma learn how to perfect the drum roll as they meet Jess, a percussionist who can play thousands of instruments!

  • Who's in the Lift? A Conductor!

    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.

    Who’s in the lift? Lea, Henry and Emma meet conductor Vanessa and learn how she keeps the orchestra on track with her gestures and baton!

  • Who's in the Lift? An Actor!

    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.

    In this episode Xavier, Nina and Henry discover how actor Jo uses his voice, body and costumes to create lots of dramatically different char...

  • Who's in the Lift? A Performing Artist!

    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.

    Lea, Bartram and Ziggy meet performing artist Hilton, who shares his incredible talent for tap dancing, playing the guitar, and creating per...

  • Utzon's Universe: A Figure of Yourself | Episode 1

    Inspire your mini-architect with projects from ‘Utzon’s Universe’, a book of craft inspired by Sydney Opera House architect Jorn Utzon. Find the full guide on Backstage: http://bit.ly/UtzonsUniverseE01

    To get you started, we’re sharing a 5-part series of how-to videos with fun projects for kids ...

  • Utzon's Universe: A House in a Tree | Episode 2

    Inspire your mini-architect with projects from ‘Utzon’s Universe’, a book of craft inspired by Sydney Opera House architect Jorn Utzon. Find the full guide on Backstage: http://bit.ly/UtzonsUniverseE02

    To get you started, we’re sharing a 5-part series of how-to videos with fun projects for kids ...

  • Utzon's Universe: A Soft Cave | Episode 3

    In this exercise you are going to build a model of a cave without right angles - maybe inspired by Jørn Utzon's proposal for the Jorn Museum in Silkeborg. The cave can be for you or for someone you know. Find the full guide on Backstage: http://bit.ly/UtzonsUniverseE03

    Inspire your mini-architec...

  • Utzon's Universe: A Chair with Form | Episode 4

    Inspire your mini-architect with projects from ‘Utzon’s Universe’, a book of craft inspired by Sydney Opera House architect Jorn Utzon. To get you started, we’re sharing a 5-part series of how-to videos with fun projects for kids of all ages.

    Come back for Episode 5: Platform with a Room next w...

  • Utzon's Universe: A Platform with a Roof | Episode 5

    In this exercise you are going to work with a platform and shells, like Jørn Utzon did with the Sydney Opera House. Find the full guide on Backstage: http://bit.ly/UtzonsUniverseE05

    Inspire your mini-architect with projects from ‘Utzon’s Universe’, a book of craft inspired by Sydney Opera House ...