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FREE “Creation Creation” (Age 10+) Suitable Stages 3-6 at the Sydney Opera House

June 30 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm



The Creative Learning Team at the Sydney Opera House have once again offered SHEN members an opportunity to attend a performance at the Sydney Opera House for FREE!

Performance: Creation Creation
When: Thursday 30 of June (next week!)
Where:  Sydney Opera House (The Studio)
Duration: 50 minutes + 10 minute Q&A
Suitable age: 10+ – Stages 3-6 (Years 5 – 12) **please bear this in mind if you are bringing younger siblings which you may**

How did the world begin?
Two fearless creators and performers will step onto the stage and attempt to unravel the mysteries of the universe improvising with whatever tools they have at their disposal alongside a soundtrack created from 35 hours of recorded interviews and a vivid, highly original soundscape. Blankets become forts, cardboard boxes become battleships and ping pong balls become planets in this hilarious explosion of art, sculpture, physical theatre and puppetry.

A daring and audacious journey to the very edge of the universe and back again. It’s a wild theatrical experiment for the curious among us.

Some of the big questions tackled during this show, raised and then answered by the general public children and adults we interviewed, include; ‘how did the world begin?’, ’is there other life in the universe?’, ‘how are babies made?’, ‘what does dying feel like?’, and ‘what will life on earth be like in 1,000 years?’. These questions and answers are played out by our performers in gentle, moving and fun ways. Viewer discretion is advised, viewer curiosity is recommended.

Sydney Opera House Presents a Windmill Theatre Company production

Please visit the performance page for more information on curriculum links.

Please see HERE for latest COVID related guidelines at the Sydney Opera House.

Below are some helpful tips to assist you in arriving for your excursion.

Please remember that as a SHEN member, you are representing SHEN at this event so please follow the etiquette guidelines below.


  • Please ensure that you arrive at the venue 30 minutes prior to the performance start time. Latecomers may be excluded.
  • We recommend allowing an additional 10 minutes for walking from Macquarie Street or Circular Quay.
  • Please plan your trip using NSW Transport Trip Planner
  • Please notify Front of House staff (Alys or Alana will look out for you) when you arrive, allowing time to take a bathroom break if required, cloak any bags (please avoid bringing backpacks/large school bags) and switch off mobile phones.
  • This is a general admission event with no allocated seating. Tickets are not issued. Please follow the directions of the Front of House team who will guide you to your seats in the venue at the appropriate time.
  • You do not need to let anyone know you have arrived. You may wait in the general area until you are called into the venue.
  • Please use the below map to find the performance venue, The Studio, which is located to the left (harbour side) of the Sydney Opera House as you approach. I have included a screengrab image below for easy reference with the Studio highlighted.


Following the performance there may be a Q&A session. Please prepare your students for this opportunity and encourage them to be vocal!


  • As a safety precaution and condition of entry, all patrons must present their bags and personal belongings for visual inspection by Sydney Opera House security staff before entering the venue.
  • We require all items larger than the dimensions of an A4 piece of paper to be cloaked. As our cloakrooms have limited space, we request that attendees do not bring backpacks or large bags with them to the performance.
  • Please switch off mobile phones during the performance.
  • Food, drinks (except for bottled water) and plastic bags are not allowed in the venue.
  • Please respect the artists by refraining from talking during the performance.
  • Photography without express permission is prohibited inside Sydney Opera House venues.



Please use the contact form below (or email)  to contact me if you have any questions. Please reserve your tickets using the RSVP form below this contact form.