Major performing arts organisations


Bangarra Dance Theatre, Blak. Full Ensemble. Photo by Greg Barrett 2013

The NSW performing arts sector includes 11 of Australia’s major performing arts organisations.

These companies have a commitment to excellence in performance, working in the fields of dance, theatre, opera, orchestra and chamber music.

Internationally renowned, these companies regularly perform outside of Australia and in regional venues. Over 1.3 million people in NSW attend performances by the major companies  each year, with close to 450,000 students and children being engaged in educational activities.

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