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Teacher Professional Development Workshops 2024
- by ASPA Group

Teacher Professional Development Workshops 2024 ASPA Education is excited to announce three exciting Professional Development Workshops with all new content in 2024 delivered in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. Are you an experienced performing arts educator looking for some fresh ideas in 2024? Or maybe you love the idea of providing more performing arts offerings at your school, but lack confidence? Then come and…

2023Latest News
Summer Showtime Returns in 2024
- by ASPA Group

Summer Showtime Returns in 2024! Are you ready to start your year by delivering a musical in four days?! After a sold-out program in 2023, we are thrilled to announce that ASPA Ed’s Summer Showtime Music Theatre Program is returning in January 2024. Coming to all enthusiastic movers and groovers in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney, Summer Showtime will see budding performers work with our dynamic team…

2023Latest News
Supporting The Voice for Positive Change
- by ASPA Group

Supporting The Voice for Positive Change Sharing our experience of listening to the voices of First Nations peoples. As you know, on October 14 all Australians will be asked to vote ‘yes’ or ‘no’ in a referendum asking whether they support “A Proposed Law: to alter the Constitution to recognise the First Peoples of Australia by establishing an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice”. ASPA Directors announced…

2023Latest News
Introducing ASPA Education’s ECE Professional Development Program
- by ASPA Group

Introducing ASPA Education’s Early Childhood Education Professional Development Program ASPA Education is on a mission to equip early childhood educators with the skills, resources and confidence to deliver performing arts activities in early childhood settings. We know that early childhood, the period from birth to aged five, is a vital period for children’s learning and development. For early childhood educators, this means there is a small window of…

2023Latest News
Spotlight on Raw Energy Dance Education (REDed) Founder, Dale Pope
- by ASPA Group

Spotlight on Raw Energy Dance Education (REDed) Founder, Dale Pope Earlier this year, Raw Energy Dance Education (REDed) officially joined the Australian School of Performing Arts family. The relationship with REDed Founder, Dale Pope, started long before this though, with Dale having had ties with ASPA since 1999 as the first NSW Choreographer for the AGC. What started out as a wonderment from Dale about what the…

2023Latest News
Learn how to ‘Take the Stage’ these school holidays
- by ASPA Group

Learn how to ‘Take the Stage’ these School Holidays ASPA Education’s ‘Take the Stage’ Holiday Program aims to break the cycle of boring or unproductive School Holidays by providing a platform for children to develop their creativity in a fun, social environment. For those who are new to the performing arts or unfamiliar with our ‘Take the Stage’ Holiday Program, we’ve broken down for you what two-days…

2023Latest News
Walking Together with our First Peoples
- by ASPA Group

Walking Together with our First Peoples At a recent meeting, ASPA Board members unanimously agreed that we support the constitutional recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples through a Voice to Parliament. We feel this decision is a significant step in our journey towards reconciliation – a commitment we formalised through a Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) in 2022, but a journey we embarked on long…

2023Latest News
A Terrific Term of Activities at ASPA Ed
- by ASPA Group

A Terrific Term of Activities at ASPA Ed Term 1 at ASPA Education has flown by with a huge range of exciting activities and workshops! So far in 2023, we have had 57 teachers join us for our Teacher Professional Development Workshops, and visited students across Melbourne and Sydney for multiple school and early childhood programs. While Term 1 has been full of action, Term 2 is…

2023Latest News
Spotlight on Laura Brown
- by ASPA Group

Spotlight on Laura Brown Meet Laura Brown – one of our experienced and passionate ASPA and Girls from Oz Instructors. Having had a successful career as a dancer, Laura now uses her love of the performing arts to educate and inspire children of all ages and backgrounds. Laura shares with us insight into what it’s like building a school musical from the ground up, and why she…

2023Latest News
Words from our CEO on International Women’s Day 2023
- by ASPA Group

Words from our CEO on International Women’s Day 2023 This year’s International Women’s Day theme is #EmbraceEquity and it led me to thinking about some of the women who have gone before us who worked to achieve a gender equal world in which girls could thrive. Within the ASPA and Girls from Oz communities we have three stand out ‘elders’; how lucky we are to have them…