The Arts Unit Drama programs aim to foster the development of students and provide performance opportunities that showcase excellence in drama as an art form.

Drama Ensembles

Drama Ensembles

The Drama Ensembles program is open to all students in NSW public Schools in Years 5-12. Successful students will perform a major high profile events such as State Drama Festival, and some students will be selected to be in Schools Spectacular.
Weekly Drama Ensembles - Years 5-12
State "Regional" Drama Ensemble - Year 9-11

State Drama Festival

State Drama Festival

The annual State Drama Festival held in October at the Seymour Centre. This event is a two day celebration of drama works showcasing over 600 students in a range of dramatic styles.
State Drama Festival 
Area Drama Festivals

State Drama Camp

State Drama Camp

An opportunity for Year 11 drama students, who are currently studying drama at school, to extend their skills through a series of intensive workshops at an overnight camp over 5 days.
State Drama Camp


Drama Workshops

Drama Festival Image

All drama workshops are led by professional drama specialists for students in Years 3-12.
Drama Workshops


Teacher Professional Development

Drama Staff

There are a number of mentoring and accredited professional learning opportunities for Public Primary and Secondary Teachers in NSW. 

YermaDrama Company

In June 2018 the 2018 NSW Public Schools Drama Company staged a successful season of Yerma by Spanish dramatist Frederico Garcia Lorca at NIDA.

In May 2019 The Arts Unit is proud to partner with NIDA and Sport for Jove to present the 2019 NSW Public Schools Drama Company performance, William Shakespeare's Macbeth.




OnSTAGE is a presentation and exhibition of Group and Individual performances and projects by HSC Drama students.
OnSTAGE Performances
OnSTAGE Workshops        

Puppetry for Drama Teachers

Drama Tutors

There are a number of opportunities for interested Public School Teachers in NSW to join our Drama program.
Drama Tutor Staff - Ensembles
State Drama Camp Teachers
State Drama Festival Production Team