These holidays, the Sydney Opera House celebrates friendship, storytelling and dance with an exciting line-up of shows and interactive workshops including page-to-stage adaptations, urban circus, storybook favourites, brilliant breakdancing and creative play all underneath the world-famous sails.
Sydney Opera House Head of Children, Families and Creative Learning Bridgette Van Leuven says: "We are proud to present an extraordinary mix of performances for children and their families these school holidays … so join us on a journey that spans the best of traditional and contemporary theatre."
Enter a world of imagination at the Opera House this July – there's plenty to see and do for the ultimate family day out.
Between Tiny Cities
Dates: 5-7 July
Tickets: From $35
Dancers from Phnom Penh (Cambodia) and Darwin (Australia) use the rituals, movement styles and language of their shared hip-hop culture to reveal the dramatically different worlds that surround them, and uncover the choreographic links that unite them.
The Red Tree
Dates: 6-10 July
Tickets: From $29
This is the story of a young girl who doesn't want to get out of bed. Rise with her as she conquers her fears, embraces hope and takes control of her world, acknowledging that it's okay to feel different.
Junior Adventure Tour
Dates: 6-21 July
Tickets: From $22
Uncover mysterious secrets and unusual facts with this jam-packed journey through the Sydney Opera House. The Junior Adventure Tour is filled with interactive activities and games for the whole family: explore with our expert guides and inspire your inner performer to become an Opera House star.
360 ALLSTARS Return
Dates: 7 July
Tickets: From $45
A spectacular celebration of all forms of rotation, this supercharged urban circus returns with a stellar cast of world champions including a two-time World Champion BMX Flatlander and a World Record-holding cyr wheel artist, plus exceptional break dancers and a basketball freestyler.
Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts
Dates: 12-21 July
Tickets: From $35
Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts bursts off the page in a spectacular live show, taking the world's best-loved fairy tales and rearranging them with surprising and hilarious twists.
Dates: 16-20 July
Tickets: From $25
Mort's picture-perfect and peaceful planet is turned upside down with the sudden appearance of the lovable robot Beep, who's left her alien world in search of a new home. Beep combines puppetry, storytelling and music to show that a little bravery and curiosity can bring strangers together.