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DANCE ACTIVITIES

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Year Levels

Key Dates

Location

Performing Arts

Musical

Students have the opportunity to participate in a variety of roles (cast, band, and technical crew) to a deliver a professional quality production to a public audience. This activity involves a high level of commitment due to the intensive rehearsal schedule in the weeks prior to the show.

7-12

Bi-annually – Beginning of Term 1

School

Dance

 

Junior Dance Troupe

Extra-Curricular opportunity for students to learn dance outside of the classroom. (Auditioned at the beginning of the school year)

7-9

Rehearsals every Thursday Lunch

Q Block Auditorium

Senior Dance Troupe

Extra-Curricular opportunity for students to learn dance outside of the classroom. (Auditioned at the beginning of the school year)

10-12

Rehearsals every Wednesday afternoon

3-5:30pm

Q Block Auditorium

Ipswich Junior Dance Eisteddfod

Dance troupe performs

10-12

June

Ipswich Civic Centre

Ipswich Combined Teachers Eisteddfod

Dance troupe performs

10-12

May

Ipswich Civic Centre

World Cup Cheerleading

Dance troupe performs

10-12

June

July

September

Logan Metro Centre

Dance Life Unite

Dance Troupe Performs

10-12

July

Ormiston College

School Cheerleading

Dance Troupe Performs at school sporting events

10-12

Ongoing

Kenmore State High School

Professional Dance Workshops

Students have the opportunity to partake in various dance workshops run by Industry Professionals.

11 – 12

Various and ongoing

Q Block Auditorium

Dance Night

An end of year performance combining all students who have taken dance as a subject across all year levels. 

7-12

November

Kenmore State High School

Live Performances

All students taking dance as a subject have the opportunity to see live, professional performances across the year

7-12

Ongoing

QPAC

DRAMA ACTIVITIES

Drama

Drama Extension (Potential proposal)

An after-school program for gifted drama students that develop their acting and devising skills through workshops with professional artists and excursions to Brisbane’s premium performance spaces.

7/8 & 9/10

Ongoing

Q Block Auditorium

Live Performances

Students taking Drama as a subject have the opportunity to view live, professional performances (in school) including performances by Shake N Stir and Grin and Tonic Theatre Companies.

7 – 9

Various and Ongoing

Q Block Auditorium

Live Performances

Students taking Drama as a subject have the opportunity to see live, professional performances at various theatre companies off campus.

10 - 12

Various and Ongoing

QPAC/ La Boite/QTC

Professional Drama Workshops

Students have the opportunity to partake in various drama workshops run by Industry Professionals.

10 – 12

Various and ongoing

Q Block Auditorium

‘Tragedy’ Performance Night

Students perform re-imaged Shakespeare and Greek plays to a public audience as part of their assessment.

11

May

Q Block Auditorium

‘Gothic Theatre’ Performance Night

Students perform published and self-written Gothic Theatre texts to a public audience as part of their assessment.

10

June

Q Block Auditorium

‘Community Theatre’ Performance Night

Students perform self-devised texts based on a community project/issue to a public audience as part of their assessment.

12

November

Q Block Auditorium

MAD Night

(Potential proposal)

A best-in-show performance night showcasing the work of Year 7-12 students. The evening includes a production devised by the Drama Extension classes. 

7-12

June

Q Block Auditorium

TheatreFest

A student theatre festival that is performed in the alternate year to the school musical. It is an opportunity for drama students to develop performance skills and collaboratively create a professional production.

7 – 12

Bi-annually

Q Block Auditorium

MUSIC ACTIVITIES

Music

Symphonic Band

Monday and Friday rehearsal at 7:30am – 8:45am

9-12

Weekly

Q Block Auditorium

Concert Band 3

Monday rehearsal at 7:30am – 8:45am

7-9

Weekly

QF24

Camerata Strings

Monday rehearsal at 7:30am – 8:45am

9-12

Weekly

S004

Lyric Voices

Monday rehearsal at 7:30am – 8:45am

8-12

Weekly

S001

Big Band

Monday rehearsal at 3:15pm – 4:15pm

9-12

Weekly

QF24

Show Choir

Tuesday rehearsal at 7:30am – 8:45am

9-12

Weekly

QF24

Year 7 String Ensemble

Tuesday rehearsal at 7:30am – 8:45am

7

Weekly

S004

Woodwind Ensemble

Tuesday rehearsal at 7:30am – 8:45am

7

Weekly

Q block Auditorium

Male Chorus

Tuesday rehearsal at 1:05pm – 1:45pm

8-12

Weekly

QF24

Concert Band 2

Wednesday rehearsal at 7:30am – 8:45am

9-11

Weekly

Q block Auditorium

Philharmonic Strings

Wednesday rehearsal at 7:30am – 8:45am

8-9

Weekly

S004

Percussion Ensemble 3

Wednesday rehearsal at 1:05pm – 1:45pm

7-9

Weekly

QF24

Percussion Ensemble 1

Thursday rehearsal at 7:30am - 8:45am

9-12

Weekly

QF24

Sinfonia Strings

Thursday rehearsal at 7:30am – 8:45am

10-12

Weekly

S004

Percussion Ensemble 4

Thursday rehearsal at 1:05pm – 1:45pm

7

Weekly

QF24

Percussion Ensemble 2

Friday rehearsal at 7:30am – 8:45am

9-10

Weekly

QF24

Concert Choir

Friday rehearsal at 7:45am – 8:45am

7-8

Weekly

S004

Instrumental Lessons

Small group lessons for students in the instrumental music programme. Includes woodwind, brass, percussion and strings

7-12

Weekly

Guitar Lessons

Individual or small group Guitar lessons are available for students. These lessons incur a fee. Lesson times are negotiated directly with the Guitar teacher.

7-12

Weekly

QF30

Vocal Lessons

Individual or small group Voice lessons are available for students. These lessons incur a fee. Lesson times are negotiated directly with the Voice teacher.

7-12

Weekly

QF30/31

ANZAC Day

Symphonic Band, Brass Quintet and ANZAC Choir perform at Kenmore Village ANZAC Day Ceremony and Pinjarra Hills Retirement Home

ANZAC Day

Kenmore Village/Pinjarra RSL Care

Fanfare Preparation Concert

Dependant on year. All ensembles participating in Choral or Instrumental Fanfare perform repertoire for upcoming heats

Term 2

Q block Auditorium

Choral/Instrumental Fanfare Heats

Dependant on year. CHORAL FANFARE – ALL choirs

INSTRUMENTAL FANFARE – ALL concert bands, percussion ensembles, string ensembles and Big Band

Term 2

Q block Auditorium

Cords and Strings

A night of music by the string and choral departments.

ALL choirs and string ensembles

Term 2 or 3

Q block Auditorium

Jazzin’ Up the Mall

Music ensemble competition held in the Queen Street Mall

ALL string ensembles, concert bands and Big Band

Term 3 – usually week 2

Queen Street Mall

Percussion Big Day Out

Schools from across Brisbane come together to perform and talk about all things percussion.

ALL percussion ensembles

Term 3 – early August

Albany Creek SHS

Kenmore Up-Late

An amazing night that showcases Kenmore’s most outstanding musicians.

Variety of ensembles and music students

Term 3 – early August

Q block Auditorium

Concert Band and Percussion Concert

A night of music by the brass, woodwind and percussion departments.

ALL concert bands, percussion ensembles and Big Band

Term 3

Q block Auditorium

Academic Awards Night

One ensemble from the music department performs on the night

TBA

Term 4

Activities Centre

Music Awards Night

A night to celebrate the successes of each ensemble for the year.

ALL ensembles

Term 4

Activities Centre

Year 7 Orientation Day

Concert Choir perform one piece during the principals address

Concert Choir

Term 4 – week 9

Activities Centre

Kenmore Seniors’ Concert

Concert Choir, Year 7 string ensemble and Philharmonic Strings perform a selection of Christmas pieces for the Kenmore Seniors’ Christmas Concert

Year 7 string ensemble, Philharmonic Strings, Concert Choir

Term 4 – week 9 or 10

Kenmore Library