Education & Workshops


Welcome to Education at Riverside in 2022!

We aim to give your students the best educational experiences by targeting their learning outcomes and fueling them with unforgettable experiences. Whether it’s seeing a beloved book come to life on stage, broadening their knowledge of the communities and societies they live in, interrogating social issues or experiencing a skill directly from the experts, our program seeks to inspire creativity, empathy, and deep thinking in your students.

Take a look at all we have to offer, we can’t wait to welcome you and your students back to the theatre.

To request a hard copy of our current Education Brochure please contact our Education Bookings Officer on 02 8839 3302 or email education_riverside@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au


Click below to go to the Primary or Secondary performances.


HOW TO BOOK

Step 1 – Please click on the performance below you wish to book for and click on the ‘Online Schools Booking Form’.

Step 2 – Once completed you will receive an invoice for your performance.
Please note, you can add multiple shows on the one booking form.


SCHOOLS RESOURCES

For information and specialised teachers resources on our education shows, please click on the ‘Schools Bookings and Resources’ tab on each education show page. Resources include curriculum links, risk assessment and information on how to book.


INFORMATION FOR SCHOOLS

Everything you need to know about getting here, facilities, eating and more to make your excursion to Riverside easy.
Download Information regarding:

Riverside Theatres is a COVID Safe Venue. Follow this link for updated Covid-19 Conditions of Entry Patron Safety Information


TICKET SUBSIDY INFORMATION FOR SCHOOLS

We have a subsidised ticket program for selected primary and secondary performances, please click on each show page for prices and an online booking form to apply.

Subsidies are limited, so please apply as soon as you can to avoid disappointment.


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  • Australian Theatre Live:
    Diving for Pearls

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    22 Aug - 31 Dec 2023
    Raffertys Theatre
    Katherine Thomson’s story about aspiration and reinvention is one of the great Australian plays on the Riverside Screen.
    Info Watch Video

    Australian Theatre Live:
    Diving for Pearls

    22 Aug - 31 Dec 2023
    Raffertys Theatre
    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    Katherine Thomson’s story about aspiration and reinvention is one of the great Australian plays on the Riverside Screen.
  • Australian Theatre Live:
    Norm & Ahmed

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    22 Aug - 31 Dec 2023
    Raffertys Theatre
    You’re walking home around midnight. It’s dark and the streets are deserted. You’re in a foreign country and your senses are on high alert. Suddenly, from nowhere, a stranger lurches from the shadows. “Got a light?”
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    Australian Theatre Live:
    Norm & Ahmed

    22 Aug - 31 Dec 2023
    Raffertys Theatre
    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    You’re walking home around midnight. It’s dark and the streets are deserted. You’re in a foreign country and your senses are on high alert. Suddenly, from nowhere, a stranger lurches from the shadows. “Got a light?”
  • Stolen – Digital

    22 Aug - 30 Sep 2022
    Online
    Don't miss the opportunity for your class to view Stolen. An important and acclaimed work by Jane Harrison, directed by Vicki Van Hout.
    Info

    Stolen – Digital

    22 Aug - 30 Sep 2022
    Online
    Don't miss the opportunity for your class to view Stolen. An important and acclaimed work by Jane Harrison, directed by Vicki Van Hout.
  • Beyond the Square
    Term 3 Workshops

    Wheelchair Accessible
    24 Aug - 22 Sep 2022
    Off Site Venues
    Riverside Theatre’s Beyond the Square program offers people with disability creative outlets, personal and social exploration, and skills development in a weekly online workshop.
    Info

    Beyond the Square
    Term 3 Workshops

    24 Aug - 22 Sep 2022
    Off Site Venues
    Wheelchair Accessible
    Riverside Theatre’s Beyond the Square program offers people with disability creative outlets, personal and social exploration, and skills development in a weekly online workshop.
  • King Lear – Cinema On Demand

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    31 Aug 2022
    Raffertys Theatre
    Captured live on stage at Chichester Festival Theatre in London’s West End, bring your class to see this 5-star, sold out production starring Sir Ian McKellan.
    Info

    King Lear – Cinema On Demand

    31 Aug 2022
    Raffertys Theatre
    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    Captured live on stage at Chichester Festival Theatre in London’s West End, bring your class to see this 5-star, sold out production starring Sir Ian McKellan.
  • Jane Eyre

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    31 Aug - 01 Sep 2022
    Riverside Theatre
    Charlotte Brontë’s iconic gothic tale, boldly adapted for the stage by critically-acclaimed shake & stir theatre co.
    Info Book Now Watch Video

    Jane Eyre

    31 Aug - 01 Sep 2022
    Riverside Theatre
    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    Charlotte Brontë’s iconic gothic tale, boldly adapted for the stage by critically-acclaimed shake & stir theatre co.
  • NT Live: The Book of Dust – La Belle Sauvage

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    01 Sep - 29 Apr 2023
    Raffertys Theatre
    Set twelve years before the epic His Dark Materials trilogy, this gripping adaptation revisits Philip Pullman’s fantastical world in which waters are rising and storms are brewing.
    Info Watch Video

    NT Live: The Book of Dust – La Belle Sauvage

    01 Sep - 29 Apr 2023
    Raffertys Theatre
    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    Set twelve years before the epic His Dark Materials trilogy, this gripping adaptation revisits Philip Pullman’s fantastical world in which waters are rising and storms are brewing.
  • NT Live: Henry V

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    01 Sep - 24 Jun 2023
    Raffertys Theatre
    Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) plays the title role in Shakespeare’s thrilling study of nationalism, war and the psychology of power. 
    Info Watch Video

    NT Live: Henry V

    01 Sep - 24 Jun 2023
    Raffertys Theatre
    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) plays the title role in Shakespeare’s thrilling study of nationalism, war and the psychology of power. 
  • Australian Theatre Live:
    Taming of the Shrew

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    01 Sep - 31 Dec 2023
    Raffertys Theatre
    Two sisters. One wants to marry, one doesn’t. What could possibly go wrong? With a sprinkle of old-time movie magic, this classic love story is transported to a time when Kate is a promise of great women to come, filled with glamour, romance, song and laughter.
    Info

    Australian Theatre Live:
    Taming of the Shrew

    01 Sep - 31 Dec 2023
    Raffertys Theatre
    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    Two sisters. One wants to marry, one doesn’t. What could possibly go wrong? With a sprinkle of old-time movie magic, this classic love story is transported to a time when Kate is a promise of great women to come, filled with glamour, romance, song and laughter.

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