Secondary Education


Welcome back to the magic of Riverside in 2021. It’s now more important than ever to connect with one another, to appreciate human stories and to explore our creativity and imaginations. What better way to do this than with live theatre? Our 2021 Education program presents plays that are curriculum relevant from company’s that you know and love. We are accessible and encouraging you to choose your own adventure for your students to experience IN PERSON the magic of live performance in our COVID SAFE venue. If there is one thing 2020 has taught us, it’s never take LIVE for granted. So come join us and step back into the magical world of Riverside Theatres.

EDUCATION POCKET GUIDES

Click here to download a Secondary Pocket Guide. To request a hard copy of our current primary and/or secondary education pocket guide/s, please contact our Education Coordinator on 8839 3308 or email education_riverside@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au

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.

ACCESS AT RIVERSIDE

Find out more about Access at Riverside here 

RISK ASSESSMENT

Download a copy of our Venue Risk Assessment: Venue Risk Assessment

INFORMATION FOR SCHOOLS

Everything you need to know about getting here, facilities, eating and more to make your excursion to Riverside easy. Please download our guide here: Information for School Groups 2021

RIVERSIDE’S GUIDE TO THEATRE ETIQUETTE

We understand that for some of your students this may be their first experience with live theatre. To ensure that you and your students have the best theatre experience possible, please download and take them through this guide: Riverside’s Guide to Theatre Etiquette

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  • New Owner

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    29 Jul 2021
    Lennox Theatre
    Bart is a boisterous puppy waiting to be chosen from the animal shelter. Mabel is a lonely widow, trying to fill the hole in her heart. The day they find each other is the beginning of Bart’s next adventure. Combining puppetry, live action and animation, New Owner is a sensitive tale of friendship, loss and new beginnings, told through a dog’s eyes.
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    New Owner

    29 Jul 2021
    Lennox Theatre
    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    Bart is a boisterous puppy waiting to be chosen from the animal shelter. Mabel is a lonely widow, trying to fill the hole in her heart. The day they find each other is the beginning of Bart’s next adventure. Combining puppetry, live action and animation, New Owner is a sensitive tale of friendship, loss and new beginnings, told through a dog’s eyes.
  • Wakakirri 2021

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    16 Aug - 20 Aug 2021
    Riverside Theatre
    Each year hundreds of schools across Australia create Story-Dances for Wakakirri that reflect student’s thoughts, ideas and aspirations. These stories are performed in professional theatres in front of the official ‘Wakakirri Panel’ who are searching for ‘Story of the Year’.
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    Wakakirri 2021

    16 Aug - 20 Aug 2021
    Riverside Theatre
    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    Each year hundreds of schools across Australia create Story-Dances for Wakakirri that reflect student’s thoughts, ideas and aspirations. These stories are performed in professional theatres in front of the official ‘Wakakirri Panel’ who are searching for ‘Story of the Year’.
  • Frankenstein – Cinema On Demand

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    20 Aug 2021
    Raffertys Theatre
    Directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle, Frankenstein features Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller alternating between the roles of Victor Frankenstein and his creation.
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    Frankenstein – Cinema On Demand

    20 Aug 2021
    Raffertys Theatre
    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    Directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle, Frankenstein features Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller alternating between the roles of Victor Frankenstein and his creation.
  • Robot Song

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing SystemAudio DescriptionRelaxed Performance
    24 Aug - 25 Aug 2021
    Riverside Theatre
    Based on a true story, Robot Song illustrates the profound, transformative nature of creativity that when combined with unconditional love, becomes an unstoppable force. 
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    Robot Song

    24 Aug - 25 Aug 2021
    Riverside Theatre
    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing SystemAudio DescriptionRelaxed Performance
    Based on a true story, Robot Song illustrates the profound, transformative nature of creativity that when combined with unconditional love, becomes an unstoppable force. 
  • Sandy Evans Indian Project

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    31 Aug 2021
    Lennox Theatre
    Join internationally renowned ARIA Award-winning saxophonist, composer and music researcher, Sandy Evans on a cross-cultural journey through music in this concert and workshop.
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    Sandy Evans Indian Project

    31 Aug 2021
    Lennox Theatre
    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    Join internationally renowned ARIA Award-winning saxophonist, composer and music researcher, Sandy Evans on a cross-cultural journey through music in this concert and workshop.
  • Blue Bones

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    02 Sep - 04 Sep 2021
    Lennox Theatre
    When a woman finds scars left by her ex-boyfriend of many years etched into her bones, she begins a turbulent journey to unpack her past and discover how he got under her skin.
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    Blue Bones

    02 Sep - 04 Sep 2021
    Lennox Theatre
    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    When a woman finds scars left by her ex-boyfriend of many years etched into her bones, she begins a turbulent journey to unpack her past and discover how he got under her skin.
  • Coriolanus – Cinema On Demand

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    30 Sep 2021
    Raffertys Theatre
    Encore screenings of Shakespeare’s searing tragedy of political manipulation and revenge, captured live from Convent Garden, London and screened at Riverside for your class.
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    Coriolanus – Cinema On Demand

    30 Sep 2021
    Raffertys Theatre
    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    Encore screenings of Shakespeare’s searing tragedy of political manipulation and revenge, captured live from Convent Garden, London and screened at Riverside for your class.
  • Freud’s Last Session

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing SystemAudio DescriptionTouch Tour
    07 Oct - 09 Oct 2021
    Lennox Theatre
    A deeply touching play filled with humour and exploring the minds, hearts and souls of two of the 20th Century’s most brilliant thinkers as they address the greatest questions of all time.
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    Freud’s Last Session

    07 Oct - 09 Oct 2021
    Lennox Theatre
    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing SystemAudio DescriptionTouch Tour
    A deeply touching play filled with humour and exploring the minds, hearts and souls of two of the 20th Century’s most brilliant thinkers as they address the greatest questions of all time.
  • Thai-riffic!

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing SystemRelaxed Performance
    10 Nov - 11 Nov 2021
    Riverside Theatre
    Oliver Phommavanh’s best-selling novel comes to life on stage in an hilarious and heartfelt play about acceptance, family and belonging that will have you laughing out loud!
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    Thai-riffic!

    10 Nov - 11 Nov 2021
    Riverside Theatre
    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing SystemRelaxed Performance
    Oliver Phommavanh’s best-selling novel comes to life on stage in an hilarious and heartfelt play about acceptance, family and belonging that will have you laughing out loud!

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