9001 Performing Arts Operation

Latest release
Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC)
Reference period
2006 (Revision 2.0)

9001 Performing Arts Operation

This class consists of units mainly engaged in providing or producing live theatrical or musical presentations or performances. These units are not usually involved in the creation of original artistic or cultural works.

Primary activities

  • Choirs/ Choral groups
  • Circus operation
  • Dance and ballet company operation
  • Music groups
  • Musical comedy company operation
  • Musical productions
  • Opera company operation
  • Orchestra operation
  • Performing arts operation n.e.c.
  • Small ensembles/ Quartets/ Chamber groups
  • Theatre productions
  • Theatre restaurant operation (mainly entertainment facility)
  • Theatrical company operation
  • Tribute shows


Units mainly engaged in

  • creating original artistic or cultural works are included in Class 9002 Creative Artists, Musicians, Writers and Performers;
  • operating acting, drama, dance and ballet schools are included in Class 8212 Arts Education; and
  • operating venues for the presentation and rehearsal of performing arts are included in Class 9003 Performing Arts Venue Operation.
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