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2017 School Applications for Southern Stars are now open

Applications are now open for schools to participate in Southern Stars 2017. Click on this link: https://southernstarseoi.wordpress.com/ or go to the Southern Stars page above. All enquiries to sharon.buikstra@det.nsw.edu.au... Read more

Southern Stars Performing Company - Audition applications open now!!!

2017 Southern Stars Performing Company Applications to audition are now open!! Follow the link "Performing Company" for more information and to apply. Applications close 3 March 2017.... Read more


Aboriginal dance students performing in a circle

2017 Aboriginal Dance Workshops - Applications now open!!

2017 Arts Initiatives NSW Public Schools Aboriginal Dance Workshops - Applications now open! Aboriginal students from NSW Public Schools are invited to participate in these one day workshops run by the Department of Education in collaboration with the internationally renowned Bangarra Dance Theatre. These workshops are for both boys and girls from Year 7-12. See "Regional Activities" for more information.... Read more

Schools wanting to participate in Southern Stars 2017

Applications for Schools wanting to participate in Southern Stars 2017 will be open early in Term 1 2017. Schools can nominate to participate in Mass Dance, Mass Drama or Mass Choir. Any enquiries email: sharon.buikstra@det.nsw.edu.au... Read more

2017 South Coast Dance Festival

The information booklet for the 2017 South Coast Dance Festival is now available. Follow the headings above to "Regional Activities", "Dance" and then "South Coast Dance Festival"... Read more

Southern Stars 2017

Southern Stars 2017 Performances on Friday 25 & Saturday 26 August 2017 Applications to participate will be available online from December 2016 All enquires to: email sharon.buikstra@det.nsw.edu.au 0419-402033 mobile 42571744 Albion Park High School... Read more

2016 Music Camp - Applications Open

Nominations to attend the 2016 Music Camp close 12 August . Follow the links above to "Regional Activities" and then click "Music Camp 2016". All enquiries to Kylie Morgan email: kylie.morgan11@det.nsw.edu.au... Read more

Vocal Company - Audition Results

Audition results are now available. Congratulations to all of the students who auditioned. Follow the link above "Performing Company" - "Vocal Company" for a full list of successful students.... Read more

Southern Stars Performing Company - Dance Audition Results

Follow the link above to "Performing Company" then click on the link to either Primary Dance or High School Dance for the full list of successful students. Congratulations!... Read more

Southern Stars Performing Company Vocal Audition Times

Click on Performing Company above to download the Audition Times... Read more

Southern Stars Performing Company - Auditions

Online applications are now open for students wanting to audition for a place in the Southern Stars Performing Company. Please follow the link on the Performing Company page (above) to access the information package. All applications are online. Students must complete the online process to be eligible to audition.... Read more

Southern Stars 2016

Southern Stars 2016 performances on Friday 26 & Saturday 27 August 2016 (Week 6) Applications are now open Follow the link below Online Applications... Read more

Southern Stars Finale photo

Congratulations! Southern Stars 2015 - Beyond the Frame

A message from Ian Millard - Executive Producer Congratulations to everyone on the creation of a very successful and uplifting production. Ticket sales alone tell us that we have been successful. Added to this are the many positive comments coming through to creative, production and stage management team members. There were many stunning moments in the show and it is these moments that we need to capitalise on in future productions. Southern Stars 2015 has been successful not only because word got around after last year's amazing... Read more

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

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