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Corporate Christmas Carols
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Corporate Carols: A refreshing way to ramp up your workplace’s holiday spirit Whether you’re in healthcare, engineering, or advertising, the holiday season is cause for much celebration. The November/December period sees many companies electing to host a variety of Christmas activities and events to celebrate the hard work of their employees throughout the year, but repeated festivities quickly become tired. Have you been doing the same thing year on year? Is your staff team up for a bit of fun?…


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Year 6 Graduations
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Year 6 Graduations: How to make the most out of the celebration Year 6 Graduations are a wonderful opportunity for students, parents and teachers to celebrate such a significant milestone in their lives. Including a graduation song or dance performance as part of the event is an excellent way to have students up on stage to celebrate their achievements and have fun performing together before they head off to high school. With many events in the school calendar at the…


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Creative School Holiday Activities to do with your Kids
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Creative School Holiday Activities to do with your Kids Whether your kids are creative, outdoorsy, adventurous or theatrical, there are plenty of activities to distract them from their devices this school holidays. With the school holidays just around the corner, we’ve put together some of our Australian School of Performing Art’s staff members’ favourite activities to do with their own kids during the school holidays! Put on a puppet show Puppets can be existing toys, socks, or any object around…


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What happens at our ‘Take the Stage’ school holiday program
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What happens at our ‘Take the Stage’ Holiday Programs? Every year we run performing arts holiday workshops for young people aged 5-15 in Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney. If you’re wondering if our two-day immersive performing arts program might be right for your child, then today we’re breaking down exactly how our holiday programs work to give you an insight into our ‘Take the Stage’ workshop. A fun and social environment to explore their creativity and make new…


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Christmas Concerts: How to Polish Your School Choir’s Repertoire
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Term 3 means you’re probably starting to think about putting together your end of year concert! And we’re here to help you. First up, if you missed the previous posts in the series, be sure to also read: Christmas Concerts – How to get started! 3 Tips for Creating Show Stopping School Concerts One of our favourite things we do at the Australian School of Performing Arts, is work in schools alongside teaching staff to help put together wonderful end…


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Christmas Concerts – How To Get Started!
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School concerts are a wonderful opportunity for students to perform onstage, build their confidence, and most importantly, have fun collaborating on a creative project together. One of our favourite things we do at the Australian School of Performing Arts, is work in schools alongside teaching staff to help put together wonderful end of year performances and Christmas Concerts. There is a delicate balance between creating an enjoyable experience for students and staff, while at the same time putting together entertaining…


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3 Tips for Creating Show-Stopping School Concerts
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A great deal of preparation and thought goes into organising each of our concerts; from what songs to sing, to rehearsal schedules, to coordinating performance logistics. Throughout the years of planning and performing student events, there are a number of techniques we return to again and again to create inspiring shows, while ensuring rehearsals run as smoothly as possible. Today Sally Gawley, one of our specialist educators at the Australian School of Performing Arts, shares her top three tips for…


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‘Show Stopping School Concerts’ – a Professional Development worskhop for teachers
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On Friday August 2 teachers from around Melbourne will come together to learn and share ideas about planning and directing incredible school concerts. This practical, hands-on workshop will give classroom and specialist teachers the skills they need in order to launch and run a show that the school community will love. The workshop will be facilitated by choir director Sally Gawley and performing arts educator Anna Joyce, and will feature all new content and repertoire. Participants will have access to…


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Greensborough Open Day – confirmed details!
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The Australian Girls Choir (AGC) is delighted to invite girls in Prep to Grade 4 to attend an Open Day at our new Greensborough venue this Saturday! Girls and their parents can join in a complimentary class, meet our staff members, attend an information session, talk with senior choristers and register for Semester 2 AGC classes. Please see confirmed times below; we suggest arriving 10 minutes before the below times to sign in. If you are unable to attend on…


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Experience the Australian Girls Choir at a free Open Class in June!
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The Australian Girls Choir (AGC) encourages, challenges and inspires girls as they learn to sing, dance and perform. This year the AGC is excited to offer complimentary Open Classes at venues around the country during June. Attending an Open Class is a great way to find out more about the AGC, get to know our staff, and experience the range of singing, dance and drama activities that are included in our weekly classes. Girls in Prep/Pre-Primary/Reception/Kinder to Grade 2 are…


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