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.
The Drama Ensembles program offers opportunities for public school students from Years 5-12 including playing a major role in high profile events across NSW such as featuring in the State Drama Festival and Schools Spectacular.
State Drama Festival
The 2018 NSW Public Schools State Drama Festival will be held on the 25th & 26th 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.
Information about Area Drama Festivals.
State Drama Camp
State Drama Camp is an opportunity for Year 11 drama students, who are currently studying drama at school, to extend their skills through a series of intensive workshops over 5 days.
Teacher Professional Development
There are a number of mentoring and accredited professional learning opportunities for Public Primary and Secondary Teachers in NSW.
In June 2018 the NSW Public Schools Drama Company staged a successful season of Yerma by Spanish dramatist Frederico Garcia Lorca at NIDA.