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South Coast Music Camp

Student nomination for the South Coast Muisc camp have been extended to Friday 14 August. Nominations are open to all NSW Primary and High School students from years 5 to 10. We welcome players from any instrumental family, including voice. Please note that nominations will only be made available to non-DEC students after DEC students have been placed. The total cost for the camp is $450, including GST. This includes accommodation, all meals, t-shirt and music. The program consists of a four day, three night residential camp at The Tops... Read more

Audition Results - SSPC Orchestra

Please follow the links to Southern Stars - Auditions or Performing Company - Auditions for the results of Round 1 Orchestra Auditions. Congratulations to those students who were successful in Round 1 and have moved directly to the Holiday Workshop. Good luck to those students who will be completing Round 2 Auditions on Friday 5 June 2015.... Read more

Audition Results - SSPC Vocal Company

Please follow the link above to Performing Company to download the list of successful students from Round 2 auditions. Congratulations to you all!... Read more

Audition Results - SSPC Dance Company

Follow the links above to "Performing Company" then to "High School Dance Company" or "Primary School Dance Company" for the results. Emails are continuing to cause havoc. We will forward to you individually as soon as possible.... Read more

NSW Public Schools State Dance Ensemble Applications now open

This ensemble is for high school students only (Years 7-12) who cannot attend the weekly rehearsals and live in the Sydney Metropolitan area or Regional NSW. This ensemble participates in four compulsory intensive weekend workshops in Sydney during the year. For more information and to apply online, please visit our website http://www.artsunits.nsw.edu.au/dance/state-ensemble... Read more

Problems with Online Applications for Southern Stars Performing Company

***** Urgent Notice ****** If you are having trouble with accessing the online applications for Schools to apply for Southern Stars or for the chance to audition for the Southern Stars Performing Company - please note that the website will NOT support Safari. Please try an alternative browser.... Read more

Southern Stars Performing Company - Auditions

2015 Southern Stars Performing Company Audition Information Follow the links below to apply online online audition application Click here to download the information package Audition Package (pdf 2002 KB) If you have any queries please contact Deirdre Backhouse on 4267 6166 or email deirdre.backhouse@det.nsw.edu.au... Read more

Apply online for your school to be involved in Southern Stars 2015

Applications are now open for schools to be involved in Southern Stars 2015. Please follow the link below to apply online. https://southernstarseoi.wordpress.com Alternatively follow the links above to Southern Stars and look for the tab EOI down the left hand side.... Read more

2015 Audition Applications now open for the Regional Performing Ensemble

Applications are now open for students in Year 7 to Year 11 in 2015 to audition for the Regional Performing Ensemble. Follow the link above to Performing Ensemble and download the application form.... Read more

Would you like to become a friend of Southern Stars?

Are you as passionate about the arts as we are? Would you like to support the amazing work being done behind the scenes that will become Southern Stars 2014? Then Southern Stars needs you! Please download the Friends of Southern Stars package below to see how you too can be a supporter of the biggest performing arts event in Wollongong. Friends of Southern Stars (pdf 4697 KB)... Read more

Stage Management Team Applications

Applications are now open to be a part of the Southern Stars 2014 Stage Management Team. Follow the tab above to Southern Stars - teachers information to download the application form.... Read more

Southern Stars 2014 - How to be involved

Southern Stars 2014 New challenges, new changes, new beginnings ! Southern Stars 2014 will once again be an exciting event. The show will take place on Friday 29th August and Saturday 30th August, 2014 at Wollongong Entertainment Centre. Keep an eye out for exciting developments on how you can be involved in 2014. With change comes new beginnings. If you would like to participate in 2014 and have not participated previously, or if you are from a school within an area of Sydney metropolitan or Country NSW and you would like to participate... Read more

Choir Mass Rehearsal

Mass Choir Movement Rehearsal a success!

A fun and energy-filled day was had by all (even the staff!) despite the rain on Monday at the Mass Choir Movement Rehearsal! Students and Teachers from over 18 schools across the region packed the Shellharbour Stadium at Croome Rd to be involved in the first Mass Choir Movement Rehearsal on Monday! Despite the miserable conditions outside, over 500 students sang and danced their way though a very energetic and fun routine, choreographed by Southern Stars favourites, Kate Sharp and Ashley Jones. The duo were very excited to see their concept... Read more

Material Girl rehearsal

Southern Stars Mass Rehearsals taking shape!

Rehearsals have begun! It has been an action packed week so far with many rehearsals already taking place for Southern Stars! Zoe Pryor, one of our Choreographers from Wollongong High School of the Performing Arts, has been busily working on her Choreography for 'Material Girl' - an exciting item in this years show! Pictured are students from the various schools involved in the item. Zoe was very excited at how the dance is looking, saying it was "coming together nicely, and the Kids are all having a great time!" Keep your eye on the... Read more

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Southern Stars Welcomes Illawarra Credit Union As A Sponsor

Southern Stars is thrilled to welcome Illawarra Credit Union as a sponsor for 2013. Below is a note from the CEO, Bob Kotic. Illawarra Credit Union is proud to announce that we have become a sponsor for the 2013 Southern Stars. We were delighted to attend the launch and the quality of the talent showcased is a credit to the students, teachers and all involved in this great event. Illawarra Credit Union is a long standing local banking services business, supporting our community. We are proud of our 40 years of service to the Illawarra... Read more

Stars Promo

Southern Stars - Tickets now on sale!

Jamie Walsh, Shelby Thornett, Jack Paterson, Eden Colley and Marley Janssens get in the mood at yesterday's launch of Southern Stars 2013. Southern Stars launch makes headlines A year of preparation, 3000 students, 79 schools, Princess Diana, newspapers and a circus – those are just some of the elements coming together for the region's biggest performance event, Southern Stars. Southern Stars 2013 launched yesterday at WIN Entertainment Centre, with more than 60 students performing selected song and dance numbers from the upcoming... Read more

Southern Stars Teachers Meeting

When: Monday 27th May, 2013 Where: Albion Park High School Time: 4.15 pm for a 4.30 pm start All dance, choir and stage management team teachers are required to attend this meeting. The teachers package, rehearsal information, costume information etc will be given out at this meeting. The teachers photo for the Southern Stars program will take place outside on the back oval at 4.30 pm. Please do not be late. Email sharon.buikstra@det.nsw.edu.au if you are unable to attend.... Read more

Exciting Southern Stars opportunity for Orchestral Musicians

An opportunity exists for students who play orchestral and featured instruments to be a part of the Southern Stars Orchestra!! Second Round auditions will be held in the following positions: Brass– Trumpet, French Horn Woodwind– Oboe Strings– Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass Featured Instruments– Piano (solo) Please download and complete the form below if you would like to be considered for Second Round auditions! Op. Orchestral Musicians (pdf 1657 KB) For further information, contact the Regional Arts Coordinator on... Read more

Performing Company meet and greet

The meet and greet will be held on March 10 for members of the 2013 ISER Performing Company. Company members please check the Company page (a link is in the menu above) and download the document which outlines some things you need to do before the day. Photos can be found in the gallery.... Read more

Do you enjoy problem solving?

Do you enjoy problem solving? Are you inventive? Do you like working with your hands? Want to be part of a wonderful team? We are looking for a Props Coordinator. Please read the attached job description so you too can be part of Southern Stars 2013. EOI Props Coordinator (pdf 41 KB)... Read more

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