content-left-bg.png
content-right-bg.png

Performing arts

WebPartZone1_1
PublishingPageContent

Dance activities

Performing arts

ActivityDescription and further informationYear levelsKey datesLocation
MusicalStudents 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.7–12Bi-annually – beginning of Term 1School

Dance

ActivityDescription and further informationYear levelsKey datesLocation
Junior Dance TroupeExtra-Curricular opportunity for students to learn dance outside of the classroom. (Auditioned at the beginning of the school year)7–9Rehearsals every Thursday lunchQ Block Auditorium
Senior Dance TroupeExtra-Curricular opportunity for students to learn dance outside of the classroom. (Auditioned at the beginning of the school year)10–12Rehearsals every Wednesday afternoon 3–5.30pmQ Block Auditorium
Ipswich Junior Dance EisteddfodDance troupe performs.10–12JuneIpswich Civic Centre
Ipswich Combined Teachers EisteddfodDance troupe performs.10–12MayIpswich Civic Centre
World Cup CheerleadingDance troupe performs.10–12June
July
September
Logan Metro Centre
Dance Life UniteDance troupe performs.10–12JulyOrmiston College
School CheerleadingDance Troupe Performs at school sporting events.10–12OngoingKenmore State High School
Professional Dance WorkshopsStudents have the opportunity to partake in various dance workshops run by Industry Professionals.11–12Various and ongoingQ Block Auditorium
Dance NightAn end of year performance combining all students who have taken dance as a subject across all year levels. 7–12NovemberKenmore State High School
Live PerformancesAll students taking dance as a subject have the opportunity to see live, professional performances across the year.7–12OngoingQPAC

Drama activities

ActivityDescription and further informationYear levelsKey datesLocation
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 & 9/10OngoingQ Block Auditorium
Live PerformancesStudents 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.7–9Various and ongoingQ Block Auditorium
Live PerformancesStudents taking Drama as a subject have the opportunity to see live, professional performances at various theatre companies off campus.10–12Various and ongoingQPAC/ La Boite/QTC
Professional Drama WorkshopsStudents have the opportunity to partake in various drama workshops run by Industry Professionals.10–12Various and ongoingQ Block Auditorium
'Tragedy' Performance NightStudents perform re-imaged Shakespeare and Greek plays to a public audience as part of their assessment.11MayQ Block Auditorium
'Gothic Theatre' Performance NightStudents perform published and self-written Gothic Theatre texts to a public audience as part of their assessment.10JuneQ Block Auditorium
'Community Theatre' Performance NightStudents perform self-devised texts based on a community project/issue to a public audience as part of their assessment.12NovemberQ 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. 7–12JuneQ Block Auditorium
TheatreFestA 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.7–12Bi-annuallyQ Block Auditorium

Music activities

School supported extra-curricular activities

ActivityDescription and further informationYear levelsKey datesLocation
Symphonic BandMonday and Friday rehearsal at 7.30–8.45am9–12WeeklyQ Block Auditorium
Concert Band 3Monday rehearsal at 7.30–8.45am7–9WeeklyQF24
Camerata StringsMonday rehearsal at 7.30–8.45am9–12WeeklyS004
Lyric VoicesMonday rehearsal at 7.30–8.45am8–12WeeklyS001
Big BandMonday rehearsal at 3.15–4.15pm9–12WeeklyQF24
Show ChoirTuesday rehearsal at 7.30–8.45am9–12WeeklyQF24
Year 7 String EnsembleTuesday rehearsal at 7.30–8.45am7WeeklyS004
Woodwind EnsembleTuesday rehearsal at 7.30–8.45am7WeeklyQ block Auditorium
Male ChorusTuesday rehearsal at 1.05pm–1.45pm8–12WeeklyQF24
Concert Band 2Wednesday rehearsal at 7.30–8.45am9–11WeeklyQ block Auditorium
Philharmonic StringsWednesday rehearsal at 7.30–8.45am8–9WeeklyS004
Percussion Ensemble 3Wednesday rehearsal at 1.05–1.45pm7–9WeeklyQF24
Percussion Ensemble 1Thursday rehearsal at 7.30-8.45am9–12WeeklyQF24
Sinfonia StringsThursday rehearsal at 7.30–8.45am10–12WeeklyS004
Percussion Ensemble 4Thursday rehearsal at 1.05–1.45pm7WeeklyQF24
Percussion Ensemble 2Friday rehearsal at 7.30–8.45am9–10WeeklyQF24
Concert ChoirFriday rehearsal at 7.45am–8.45am7–8WeeklyS004
Instrumental LessonsSmall group lessons for students in the instrumental music programme. Includes woodwind, brass, percussion and strings.7–12Weekly
Guitar LessonsIndividual or small group Guitar lessons are available for students. These lessons incur a fee. Lesson times are negotiated directly with the Guitar teacher.7–12WeeklyQF30
Vocal LessonsIndividual or small group Voice lessons are available for students. These lessons incur a fee. Lesson times are negotiated directly with the Voice teacher.7–12WeeklyQF30/31

Non-school based activities

ActivityDescription and further informationYear levelsKey datesLocation
ANZAC DaySymphonic Band, Brass Quintet and ANZAC Choir perform at Kenmore Village ANZAC Day Ceremony and Pinjarra Hills Retirement Home.ANZAC DayKenmore Village/Pinjarra RSL Care
Fanfare Preparation ConcertDependant on year. All ensembles participating in Choral or Instrumental Fanfare perform repertoire for upcoming heats.Term 2Q block Auditorium
Choral/Instrumental Fanfare HeatsDependant on year. Choral fanfare – All choirs.Term 2Q block Auditorium
Cords and StringsA night of music by the string and choral departments.All choirs and string ensembles.Term 2 or 3Q block Auditorium
Jazzin’ Up the MallMusic ensemble competition held in the Queen Street Mall.All string ensembles, concert bands and Big Band.Term 3 – usually week 2Queen Street Mall
Percussion Big Day OutSchools from across Brisbane come together to perform and talk about all things percussion.All percussion ensemblesTerm 3 – early AugustAlbany Creek SHS
Kenmore Up-LateAn amazing night that showcases Kenmore’s most outstanding musicians.Variety of ensembles and music students.Term 3 – early AugustQ block Auditorium
Concert Band and Percussion ConcertA night of music by the brass, woodwind and percussion departments.ALL concert bands, percussion ensembles and Big Band.Term 3Q block Auditorium

ActivityDescription and further informationYear levelsKey datesLocation
Academic Awards NightOne ensemble from the music department performs on the night.TBATerm 4Activities Centre
Music Awards NightA night to celebrate the successes of each ensemble for the year.All ensemblesTerm 4Activities Centre
Year 7 Orientation DayConcert Choir perform one piece during the principals address.Concert ChoirTerm 4 – week 9Activities Centre
Kenmore Seniors' ConcertConcert 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 10Kenmore Library
WebPartZone1_2
WebPartZone2_1
WebPartZone2_2
WebPartZone2_3
WebPartZone3_1
WebPartZone3_2
WebPartZone3_3
WebPartZone3_4
WebPartZone4_1
WebPartZone5_1
WebPartZone5_2
WebPartZone6_1
WebPartZone6_2
WebPartZone7_1
WebPartZone7_2
WebPartZone8_1
WebPartZone8_2
WebPartZone9_1
Last reviewed 21 November 2018
Last updated 21 November 2018