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Discover theatre, dance, film and performances in Sydney. The best events, attractions and things to do from the City of Sydney’s official event guide.

Van Gogh Alive

Van Gogh Alive

The world’s most acclaimed and visited multi-sensory experience celebrating one of the most feted artists of all time
Today 11am to 10pm
Private virtual magic show and tricks

Private virtual magic show and tricks

Be enraptured with interactive trickery, bluffs and showmanship with your own private online magic show
Today all day
MOVEment

MOVEment

Join the MOVEment and get your groove on
Today 1pm to 1.15pm
A Night of Horror International Film Festival

A Night of Horror International Film Festival

Celebrating horror features and shorts from Australia and around the world
Today 7pm to 12.30am
Come To Where I Am - Australia

Come To Where I Am - Australia

Stories and plays from the places that shape us. The places we call home.
Today all day
Katie and Grace's Hour of Power: With Friends

Katie and Grace's Hour of Power: With Friends

A night of friendship, connection and comedy - Live theatre audience or live streamed to your lounge room
Today 7.30pm to 9.30pm
Macbeth - The Installation

Macbeth - The Installation

Macbeth - The Installation. Filmed live in theatre, streamed to YouTube.
Today 7pm to 5pm
Studio Ghibli Retrospective

Studio Ghibli Retrospective

22 movies from one of the most acclaimed studios in the world!
Today 10am to 9pm
The Night Cap Dinner Show

The Night Cap Dinner Show

"The stiff drink you need, the show you wont forget"
Today 7pm to 10pm
Beginners improv class

Beginners improv class

Find easy ways to access free flow of thought, trust and hone your story-telling intuition.
Tomorrow
Escape to Freeplane: Live online mystery adventure

Escape to Freeplane: Live online mystery adventure

The Department of Compliance invites your team of 2-8 players to join us in a live online team mission like no other.
Tomorrow
Beginner Tap and beginner extended

Beginner Tap and beginner extended

Want to learn how tap dance like Ginger Rogers or Fred Astaire?
28 Sep 2020
Contemporary Dance

Contemporary Dance

Want to learn how to dance but don’t know where to start?
28 Sep 2020
Flamenco for Beginners - in person

Flamenco for Beginners - in person

A short introductory course in Flamenco dance for a maximum of 8 people.
28 Sep 2020
Sydney Moves Dance Workshops: Krump Lab with SHUTDOWN

Sydney Moves Dance Workshops: Krump Lab with SHUTDOWN

Winter School Holiday Dance Workshops | Krump Lab: Learning All Basics with SHUTDOWN
28 Sep 2020
Acting For Camera: Online masterclass

Acting For Camera: Online masterclass

Join a comprehensive masterclass series where several of Australia’s leading directors teach acting for camera
29 Sep 2020
The Running Joke

The Running Joke

The Running Joke is Sydney’s newest comedy club featuring the best Australian comedians in an intimate basement bar.
29 Sep 2020
Online sketch comedy class

Online sketch comedy class

Learn how to build sketches from the ground up and get to the heart of the sketch; the joke.
30 Sep 2020
Character and dialogue intensive

Character and dialogue intensive

Discover authentic characters and how they're the ultimate storytellers in writing for performance or text.
30 Sep 2020
In Conversation with Mansoor Noor

In Conversation with Mansoor Noor

An online In Conversation series discussing all things film, acting career and diversity with ACA graduate Mansoor Noor
30 Sep 2020
ITS the News

ITS the News

Have a laugh at this improvised comedy show, inspired by the news stories of the month!
30 Sep 2020
Online stand up comedy class

Online stand up comedy class

Put together your stand-up comedy toolbox using improvisation, storytelling, clown and writing workshops.
30 Sep 2020
Running New Jokes

Running New Jokes

A hilarious mix of the best comedians doing their new stuff and newest comedians doing their best stuff!
30 Sep 2020
School holiday theatre workshop: building a character

School holiday theatre workshop: building a character

Learn how to build a character using text, physicality and voice with actor and comedian Chelsea Zeller
30 Sep 2020
Introduction to writing TV comedy

Introduction to writing TV comedy

Study the best examples of TV comedy and complete weekly writing exercises to hone your screenwriting skills.
1 Oct 2020
Dance Conditioning

Dance Conditioning

Join us online for a fun and engaging workshop where you will improve your strength and flexibility.
1 Oct 2020
Gunda

Gunda

A mesmerising profile of a pig named Gunda, her bright bovine pals, and a one-legged chicken
1 Oct 2020
Mad Max: Fury Road

Mad Max: Fury Road

Join us for FURY FRIDAYS, a monthly screening of Mad Max: Fury Road on the first Friday of every month
2 Oct 2020
Two Queers Walk Into A Bar (live and online!)

Two Queers Walk Into A Bar (live and online!)

A monthly comedy room showcasing the best queer comedians Sydney has to offer
2 Oct 2020
Película 2020 Spanish Film Festival

Película 2020 Spanish Film Festival

Exclusive limited free tickets release for Australia. Book each movie to get instructions and access exclusive content
3 Oct 2020
School holiday theatre workshop: costume design

School holiday theatre workshop: costume design

Explore elements of costume design for beginners with designer Imogen Ross
7 Oct 2020
Writing for film and theatre with Joanna Murray-Smith

Writing for film and theatre with Joanna Murray-Smith

A small-group online masterclass in writing for performance by one of Australia’s best-known writers
7 Oct 2020
In concert with Lucrezia Borgia

In concert with Lucrezia Borgia

Bask in the skills of an extraordinary soprano
8 Oct 2020
The Kings; A night of drag (live and online!)

The Kings; A night of drag (live and online!)

Expect lip syncing goodness, music, a mix of dance/gyration, and a dash of comedy for equal measure.
9 Oct 2020
Close-Up: Chant d'amour et de mort

Close-Up: Chant d'amour et de mort

Close-Up: Amy Moore – Messiaen’s grandest song cycle of love and death
10 Oct 2020
Sydney Moves - Pantsula Dance with Thuba Ndibali

Sydney Moves - Pantsula Dance with Thuba Ndibali

Term 4 afterschool workshops: Learn unique Pantsula dance style mixed with hip-hop flavour
13 Oct 2020
Brazen Hussies

Brazen Hussies

The story of the bold women behind the Australian Women's Liberation Movement, in their own words
15 Oct 2020
Sensory Friendly Film Screenings

Sensory Friendly Film Screenings

A special opportunity for individuals living with autism and others to enjoy a movie in a safe and accepting environment
17 Oct 2020
A Night in with Matthew McConaughey

A Night in with Matthew McConaughey

Celebrate the launch of Matthew McConaughey's debut memoir, Greenlights
21 Oct 2020
A Likely Story (live and online!)

A Likely Story (live and online!)

Let some of our best storytellers entertain you with tales that are as funny and surprising as they are true!
28 Oct 2020
Microflix Festival online

Microflix Festival online

Enjoy live panel discussions, film screenings, the awards and a filmmaking workshop over 3 days
29 Oct 2020
MainStage: Circle of Virtue

MainStage: Circle of Virtue

A dramatic presentation of the earliest surviving music drama by 12th-century Abbess Hildegard of Bingen
4 Nov 2020
Dope Is Death documentary screening

Dope Is Death documentary screening

The unbelievable hidden history of a collective of young Black and Puerto Rican in 1970s New York
5 Nov 2020
The Big Bike Film Night 2020

The Big Bike Film Night 2020

Bringing the best cycling short films from around the world to you
12 Nov 2020
Andrew Bovell's Speaking in Tongues

Andrew Bovell's Speaking in Tongues

Nine lives. Four infidelities. Two missing persons. One abandoned stiletto.
13 Nov 2020
Layer

Layer

Mixed-reality transglobal performance
13 Nov 2020
Close-Up: Esperar, Sentir, Morir

Close-Up: Esperar, Sentir, Morir

Close-Up: Roberta Diamond – voyages in music from the Iberian Peninsula
15 Nov 2020
Cancelled: Sydney Town Hall organ recitals

Cancelled: Sydney Town Hall organ recitals

Be enchanted by the magic of Sydney Town Hall's grand organ, at a free lunchtime concert in the heart of the city
23 Nov 2020
A Little Lunch Music: 1984! The Musical!

A Little Lunch Music: 1984! The Musical!

Tap-dancing in torture chambers and rats with razzle-dazzle, 1984! The Musical! has it all!
24 Nov 2020
Collective

Collective

Like a real-life political thriller, a team of Romanian journalists confront an intricate web of unchecked corruption
3 Dec 2020
Whitney and Me

Whitney and Me

Everything disintegrates. All that remains is Whitney.
11 Dec 2020
BonkerZ “Battle of the Comic Sexes”

BonkerZ “Battle of the Comic Sexes”

It's our first Battle of the Comic Sexes M vs F of 2020 with buy-1-get-1-free seats
12 Dec 2020
Todrick Hall - Haus Party tour

Todrick Hall - Haus Party tour

An amazing new show coming to Australia and New Zealand
15 Jan 2021
Hamilton

Hamilton

The Tony®, Grammy®, Olivier and Pulitzer Prize winning musical will open at the Sydney Lyric Theatre in March 2021.
17 Mar 2021
F*** Fabulous

F*** Fabulous

The world premiere of the most controversial show of the 2020 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival
Hamlet

Hamlet

Bell Shakespeare presents this iconic tragedy