Schools Programs

Opera Australia offers a wide range of performances and workshops for students and teachers throughout Australia.

Opera Australia's Schools Company gives around 400 performances a year in metropolitan and regional schools in Victoria and NSW and thousands of students attend performances at the Sydney Opera House and Arts Centre Melbourne on subsidised tickets.


Cartoon of a seamstress Cinderella in a workshop

Primary

NSW Schools Tour: Cinderella
Regional Children's Chorus: A chance for children aged 9 to 14 to perform as the chorus.
The Barber of Seville

Secondary

Opera for Students: Subsidised tickets for secondary students
The Barber of Seville: Our national tour of Rossini's popular opera

Resources for teachers

School Tour Classroom Resource: Cinderella

Education Resources by Opera
La Traviata


Request access to the Education Resources: Cinderella

Simply complete the sign-up form to get access to the Education Resources, including:

  • Lesson plans
  • Demo and backing tracks
  • Word sheets
  • Suggested cross curricular activities
  • Extensive teacher notes
  • And more!

Patron-in-Chief

IFAC Logo

Government Partner

Australia Council for the Arts

Government Partner

Feel NSW

Supporting Partner

Program Partner

Qantas: Spirit of Australia

Foundation Supporters

Opera Australia would like to thank Dr Lee MacCormick Edwards Charitable Foundation, Crown Resorts Foundation, Packer Family Foundation, Gailey Lazarus Foundation and the Donald Allan Wright Opera Trust for their support of the Schools Touring Program.