NSW Public Schools Drama Company 2022 - application form

Applications are now open!

Applications will close on Friday 28 January 2022.

Due to COVID-19, there will be no live auditions. All auditions will be submitted digitally (video).   

Please note that the 2022 State drama ensembles program will not commence until the guidelines from NSW Health and the Department of Education permits this activity. Auditions for the NSW public schools state drama ensembles are being held so that these activities can commence when it is safe to do so.

Audition process

  1. Students are required to submit two pieces in one audition video. 
  2. Complete the webform application below and include your video audition link.
  3. Complete and gather signatures for your NSWPS Drama Company 2022 - student endorsement form (DOCX, 69.85 KB) .

​​​​About Drama Company

The NSW Drama Company is part of The Arts Unit Department of Education's drama ensemble program and extends performers selected by audition from NSW public schools.

In 2022 we will be partnering with Bell Shakespeare Company and NIDA to present Just Macbeth by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton.

Drama Company performs at NIDA in May each year and is comprised of students from Years 7-12 from NSW public schools. This show will be professionally directed and offer students the chance to work with tertiary and industry experts. 

Audition resources

Audition support resources

What happens next

The audition panel will view all audition videos after the closing date of Friday 28 January 2022.  

Parents/students will be emailed after this date the outcome of the audition.


The annual membership fee for Drama Company in 2022 is $385 including GST.

Contact details

Should you have any queries, please contact us at drama.artsunit@det.nsw.edu.au.

Student details

Student name

Parent / Guardian details

Parent / Guardian name

Drama experience

Please provide a brief summary of your previous drama experience, including school groups, performances, workshops etc.

Audition links

Student background information

Are you of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander origin?
Is a language other than English spoken at home?
Is support required for the student due to a disability?
If yes, please select from this list.
Are any educational modifications required to meet learning needs?
Are any other special provisions required?

Student endorsement form

If you are unable to upload the complete student endorsement form at the time of submission please email it as soon as possible to drama.artsunit@det.nsw.edu.au
One file only.
64 MB limit.
Allowed types: jpg, jpeg, png, pdf, doc, docx, .