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.
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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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  • Kinky Boots

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing SystemAudio DescriptionAUSLAN Interpreted
    09 Sep - 24 Sep 2022
    Riverside Theatre
    Winner of six Tony Awards (including Best Musical), Kinky Boots features a Tony-winning score by Cyndi Lauper and a hilarious, uplifting book by four-time Tony winner, Harvey Fierstein.
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    Kinky Boots

    09 Sep - 24 Sep 2022
    Riverside Theatre
    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing SystemAudio DescriptionAUSLAN Interpreted
    Winner of six Tony Awards (including Best Musical), Kinky Boots features a Tony-winning score by Cyndi Lauper and a hilarious, uplifting book by four-time Tony winner, Harvey Fierstein.
  • Dramatic Forms: Commedia Dell’Arte

    Wheelchair Accessible
    17 Sep 2022
    Riverside Studio
    Commedia dell’Arte. The immortal comedic form that shaped the course of European theatre and continues its influence today. Most High School drama students in Australia will eventually encounter the form, continuing the oral tradition as teachers pass down these famous characters and comic routines.
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    Dramatic Forms: Commedia Dell’Arte

    17 Sep 2022
    Riverside Studio
    Wheelchair Accessible
    Commedia dell’Arte. The immortal comedic form that shaped the course of European theatre and continues its influence today. Most High School drama students in Australia will eventually encounter the form, continuing the oral tradition as teachers pass down these famous characters and comic routines.
  • Holiday Island

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing SystemRelaxed Performance
    27 Sep - 28 Sep 2022
    Lennox Theatre
    A clown yearns for a summer getaway, so she decides to create it herself at Riverside Theatres. With nine colourful suitcases in tow, she builds an imaginary world of play, relaxation and togetherness: Holiday Island.
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    Holiday Island

    27 Sep - 28 Sep 2022
    Lennox Theatre
    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing SystemRelaxed Performance
    A clown yearns for a summer getaway, so she decides to create it herself at Riverside Theatres. With nine colourful suitcases in tow, she builds an imaginary world of play, relaxation and togetherness: Holiday Island.
  • The Gruffalo

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing SystemRelaxed Performance
    27 Sep - 28 Sep 2022
    Riverside Theatre
    After sell-out seasons across the world, including London’s West End & Broadway, The Gruffalo returns to Riverside in the September school holidays!
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    The Gruffalo

    27 Sep - 28 Sep 2022
    Riverside Theatre
    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing SystemRelaxed Performance
    After sell-out seasons across the world, including London’s West End & Broadway, The Gruffalo returns to Riverside in the September school holidays!
  • Urza and the Song in the Dark

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    29 Sep 2022
    Lennox Theatre
    Combining stunning shadow puppetry and live music, Urza and the Song in the Dark is an epic adventure deep into an underground wonderland, and back!
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    Urza and the Song in the Dark

    29 Sep 2022
    Lennox Theatre
    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    Combining stunning shadow puppetry and live music, Urza and the Song in the Dark is an epic adventure deep into an underground wonderland, and back!
  • A Big Animal Adventure

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    29 Sep 2022
    Riverside Theatre
    The Nannas and The Poppas first ever tour, A Big Animal Adventure, invites the kids to join the cast as they go looking for their lost pet elephant  – elephants can be very tricky to find. Along the way they fly like birds, roar like tigers, swing like monkeys, chomp like friendly alligators  and they even learn how to super bunny hop!
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    A Big Animal Adventure

    29 Sep 2022
    Riverside Theatre
    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    The Nannas and The Poppas first ever tour, A Big Animal Adventure, invites the kids to join the cast as they go looking for their lost pet elephant  – elephants can be very tricky to find. Along the way they fly like birds, roar like tigers, swing like monkeys, chomp like friendly alligators  and they even learn how to super bunny hop!
  • ROFL
    (Rolling On The Floor Laughing)

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    30 Sep - 01 Oct 2022
    Riverside Theatre
    Hilarious, ridiculous fun for your kids that will have the whole family in stitches.
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    ROFL
    (Rolling On The Floor Laughing)

    30 Sep - 01 Oct 2022
    Riverside Theatre
    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    Hilarious, ridiculous fun for your kids that will have the whole family in stitches.
  • A Bee Story

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing SystemRelaxed Performance
    30 Sep - 01 Oct 2022
    Lennox Theatre
    It's a sticky situation. Queen Bee & Worker Bee need to work together to rebuild their hive, but things never quite go to plan…
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    A Bee Story

    30 Sep - 01 Oct 2022
    Lennox Theatre
    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing SystemRelaxed Performance
    It's a sticky situation. Queen Bee & Worker Bee need to work together to rebuild their hive, but things never quite go to plan…
  • Erth’s Prehistoric World

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    12 Oct - 13 Oct 2022
    Riverside Theatre
    Experience the creatures of your imagination coming to life on stage in this enthralling new show!
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    Erth’s Prehistoric World

    12 Oct - 13 Oct 2022
    Riverside Theatre
    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    Experience the creatures of your imagination coming to life on stage in this enthralling new show!

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