Junior Drama Ensembles

2020 NSW Public Schools Year 7, Year 8 & Year 9 Drama Ensembles

Applications 

Auditions are open to all students who will be in Years 7, 8 & 9 in 2020 and attending public schools in NSW.

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Audition Format

• No preparation is required.
• Auditions will be in a workshop format of warm-up; movement and improvisation skills.
• All students are to wear comfortable clothing and bring a bottle of water.

Weekly Rehearsal Times

If you are successful in obtaining a position to the Drama Ensembles program, Junior Ensemble a full commitment to the year must be made. Successful students will attend weekly rehearsals after school hours at The Arts Unit, Lewisham:-
Year 7 Drama Ensemble 
     Every Wednesday during school term
     First Rehearsal: Wednesday 29 April 2020; 5pm-7pm
Year 8 Drama Ensemble 
     Every Wednesday during school term
     First Rehearsal: Wednesday 29 April 2020; 5pm-7pm
• Year 9 Drama Ensemble
     Every Wednesday during school term
     First Meeting: Wednesday 29 April 2020; 5pm-7pm

Fees

Fees cover hire of regular tutors and industry professionals for intensive workshopping, a Drama Ensemble t-shirt, and the sourcing and supply of costumes from professional designers for ensemble performances. Students will need to cover the costs of their own travel and/or accommodation if needed. All prices include GST:-
Year 7 Drama Ensemble $350.00
Year 8 Drama Ensemble $350.00
Year 9 Drama Ensemble $350.00

Performance Opportunities

All students will be involved in a range of workshop activities leading to the State Drama Festival 22-23 October 2020.

Audition Dates & Times

Auditions will be held at The Arts unit in Lewisham (near Lewisham Public School)
Year 7 Drama Ensemble
     First Audition - Sunday 1 March 2020; 10am-12noon OR 2pm-4pm
     Callback Audition - Wednesday 4 March 2020; 5pm-7pm
Year 8 Drama Ensemble
     First Audition - Sunday 1 March 2020; 10am-12noon OR 2pm-4pm
     Callback Audition - Thursday 5 March 2020; 5pm-7pm
• Year 9 Drama Ensemble
     First Audition - Sunday 1 March 2020; 10am-12noon OR 2pm-4pm
     Callback Audition - Wednesday 11 March 2019; 5pm-7pm