ATL ON DEMAND: EDUCATION is here! A rich, accessible resource for students & educators, and your classroom’s local home for digital live performance.

ATL ON DEMAND: EDUCATION is a subscription platform hosting 29 (and counting!) Australian productions and accompanying resources* ~ including Education Booklets, live audience Q&A’s, and interviews with key creatives ~ designed to provide unique insights into every aspect of the creative process.

As a not-for-profit Arts organisation, profits are funnelled back into theatre creatives, actors, playwrights and theatre companies. This means that your school is contributing to the longevity and vitality of the theatre industry and helping to inspire and enthral the next generation of Australian theatre artists.

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*Supplementary resources will be made accessible via a Google Drive folder, a link to which will be sent in a welcome email once users have successfully subscribed to the platform.

Based in Rozelle, Sydney, and with a growing library of Australian live performance titles, ATL is dedicated to recording and distributing live performance captures to audiences across the country and the world. In October of 2022 we launched our brand new subscription site for the general public, and we are now proud to introduce ATL ON DEMAND: EDUCATION.

Our most popular education captures include:

  • Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare – a Queensland Theatre production
    • Duration: 2 hours 41 minutes | Content Warnings: sudden loud noises, adult themes including mild sexual references
    • Includes an education booklet and a series of 5x behind-the-scenes videos/interviews
  • Norm and Ahmed by Alex Buzo – an Australian Theatre Live production
    • Duration: 44 minutes | Content Warnings: coarse language, smoking, hate speech, violence
    • Includes an education booklet, a live-captured post-show Q&A, and 2x interviews (with the director, cast and lighting designer)
  • Away by Michael Gow – a Sydney Theatre Company and Malthouse Theatre production
    • Duration: 1 hour 54 minutes | Content Warnings: adult themes, sexual references
    • Includes an education booklet and 4x interviews (with the director, cast and production designer)
  • Cactus by Madelaine Nunn – a Mad Nun Productions production
    • Duration: 1 hour 11 minutes | Content Warnings: coarse language consistent with contemporary Australian writing and speech, references to sexual encounters, references to drinking alcohol, references to female menstruation, and references to surgery
    • Includes 2 education booklets, classroom activities, and a student response booklet
  • Erth’s Prehistoric Picnic – an Erth, Sydney Festival and The Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust production
    • Duration: 39 minutes
    • Includes an education booklet
  • Return to the Dirt by Steve Pirie – a Queensland Theatre production
    • Duration: 2 hours 12 minutes | Content Warnings: high level, frequent coarse language; adult themes including references to suicide, bereavement, dead bodies, death-related matters and depictions of self-harm
    • Includes an education booklet and a series of 4x behind-the-scenes videos/interviews
  • Diving for Pearls by Katherine Thomson – a Griffin Theatre Company production
    • Duration: 2 hours 19 minutes | Content Warnings: sexual references, references to suicide
    • Includes an education booklet, production program (containing a statement from the play’s dramaturg Paul Thompson & director Darren Yapp), and 2x interviews with members of the cast (Steve Rodgers, Ebony Vagulans, Ursula Yovich)
  • This Much Is True by Louis Nowra – a Red Line Productions production
    • Duration: 2 hours 16 seconds | Content Warnings: coarse language, sexual references, violence, mental illness, references to suicide, drug use
    • Includes an education booklet, 2x interviews (in the first playwright Louis Nowra and assistant director Andrew Henry discuss the truth behind the text and Nowra’s real-life inspiration at The Old Fitzroy in Woolloomooloo, in the second Louis and Andrew dive deeper into the play itself)
  • Emerald City by David Williamson – a Griffin Theatre Company production
    • Duration: 2 hours 4 minutes | Content Warnings: infrequent coarse language, mature themes, use of e-cigarettes
    • Includes an education booklet and 1x BTS interview video
  • 宿 (stay) by S. Shakthidharan – a Sydney Festival, Kurinji, and SATheCollective production
    • Duration: 1 hour 18 minutes | Content Warnings: strong adult themes, including suicide, depression, rape, racism, colonialism, references to murder
    • Includes an education booklet
  • The Pulse – a Sydney Festival and Gravity & Other Myths production
    • Duration: 1 hour 16 minutes
    • Includes an education booklet
  • Italian Baroque with Circa – a Sydney Festival, The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and Circa Contemporary Circus production
    • Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes
    • Includes an education booklet

Please see below the full ATL catalogue:

  1. Away by Michael Gow (Sydney Theatre Company, Malthouse Theatre)
  2. Liberty Equality Fraternity by Geoffrey Atherden (Ensemble Theatre Company)
  3. Diving for Pearls by Katherine Thomson (Griffin Theatre Company)
  4. Emerald City by David Williamson (Griffin Theatre Company)
  5. Erth’s Prehistoric Picnic (Erth, Sydney Festival)
  6. The Pulse (Gravity and Other Myths, Sydney Festival)
  7. Italian Baroque with Circa (Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, Circa, Sydney Festival)
  8. This Much is True by Louis Nowra (Red Line Productions)
  9. Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare (Queensland Theatre)
  10. The Wharf Revue: Celebrating 15 Years (Sydney Theatre Company)
  11. The Wharf Revue: Good Night and Good Luck (Sydney Theatre Company)
  12. The Gospel According to Paul by Jonathan Biggins (Soft Tread Enterprises)
  13. Platée by Rameau (Pinchgut Opera)
  14. The Dapto Chaser by Mary Rachel Brown (Griffin Theatre Company)
  15. Norm and Ahmed by Alex Buzo (Australian Theatre Live)
  16. You’re Not Special by Sam O’Sullivan (Rogue Projects, KXT)
  17. 宿 (stay) by S Shakthidaran (Kurinji, SA the Collective, Sydney Festival)
  18. Return To The Dirt by Steve Pirie (Queensland Theatre)
  19. The Loves of Apollo & Dafne by Cavalli (Pinchgut Opera)
  20. Banjo by Barry Crocker
  21. A Delicate Fire with music by Barbara Strozzi (Pinchgut Opera)
  22. The Italians by Danny Ball (Malocchio Productions, Bontom & 25A)
  23. The Spiritual Forest by Claudio Monteverdi (Pinchgut Opera)
  24. Verspers by Claudio Monteverdi (Pinchgut Opera)
  25. Orange Thrower by Kirsty Marillier (Griffin Theatre Company)
  26. Cactus by Madelaine Nunn (Mad Nun Productions)
  27. Whitefella Yella Tree by Dylan Van Den Berg (Griffin Theatre Company)
  28. Orontea by Antonio Cesti (Pinchgut Opera)
  29. Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare (Sport For Jove)

COMING SOON: Ghosting The Party by Melissa Bubnic (Griffin Theatre Company) | Girl Band by Katy Warner (New Ghosts Theatre Company) | Golden Blood by Merlynn Tong (Griffin Theatre Company) | Blaque Showgirls by Nakkiah Lui (Griffin Theatre Company)



Please note: accounts that sign up to our public platform, ATL ON DEMAND, with an education email address will be flagged in our system and cancelled. ATL ON DEMAND is licensed for private use only.