NSW Public Schools Drama Ensembles

The NSW Public Schools State Drama Company and Ensembles aim to foster the development of talented male and female drama students, and provide performance opportunities that showcase excellence in this art form.  The Company and Ensembles play a major role in high profile events held across NSW and feature in the State Drama Festival and the Schools Spectacular.

 

Senior Drama Ensembles

There will be three Senior Drama Ensembles in 2014 - Drama Company (Year 12 only, exceptions will be given to current Drama Company members who successfully audition in 2014); Senior Drama Ensemble (Year 11 only); and the newly established Year 10 Drama Ensemble.

Students who are selected for the Senior Drama Ensembles are required to attend compulsory weekly rehearsals held after school hours at The Arts Unit in Lewisham.  Students from Years 10, 11 & 12 in 2014 are eligible to apply.

Applications to audition for Senior Ensembles 2014 are now closed.  Applications for 2015 will open in October 2014.

 

Junior Drama Ensembles

There will be three Junior Drama Ensembles in 2014 - Year 7 Drama Ensemble; Year 8 Drama Ensemble; and Year 9 Drama Ensemble.

Students who are selected for the Junior Drama Ensembles are required to attend compulsory weekly rehearsals held after school hours at The Arts Unit in Lewisham.  Students from Years 7, 8 & 9 in 2014 are eligible to apply.

Applications to audition for Junior Ensembles 2014 are now closed.  Applications for 2015 will open in October 2014.

 

Primary Drama Ensemble

There will be one Primary Drama Ensemble in 2014 - a combined Years 5 & 6 Drama Ensemble.

Students who are selected for the Primary Drama Ensemble are required to attend compulsory weekly rehearsals held after school hours at The Arts Unit in Lewisham.  Students from Years 5 & 6 in 2014 are eligible to apply.

Applications to audition for Primary Ensemble 2014 are now open.  Click on the link above for further details.

 

State Drama Ensemble

The Arts Unit is initiating a new Drama Ensemble that will allow students to perform at the 2014 NSW Public Schools State Drama Festival.  Places in this Ensemble are open to talented students in Years 9, 10 & 11 who are currently attending a government secondary or central school.  Priority will be given to students from rural and remote schools.  Students in metropolitan schools who are not currently in an Arts Unit Ensemble will also be able to audition.

Applications are now open.  To apply for the 2014 State Drama Ensemble, please click on the link above.

 

Further enquiries relating to the NSW Public Schools Drama Ensembles and Companies should be directed to:-

Paul Viles, Drama Performance Officer - The Arts Unit

(02) 8512 1175 or email drama.artsunit@det.nsw.edu.au

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