Category: Performing Arts

MacKillop College Choir to appear at Hamer Hall

The MacKillop College Choir are taking part in a concert at Hamer Hall along with hundreds of other singers. The concert is a dedication to Sir John Monash, and is on Saturday the 9th of September at 6.30pm. Tickets start from $45. If you can make it our students would love to see you there…. Read more »

Mary Poppins is Practically Perfect!

MacKilllop’s 2017 school musical, Mary Poppins proved to be a huge hit as over 60 students took to the stage to perform this classic Disney musical and played to 4 sell-out performances at the Moreno Performing Arts Centre this August. Full of catchy, toe-tapping songs by legendary songwriting team The Sherman Brothers, audiences were laughing,… Read more »

MacKillop Rocks! Battle of the Bands

Recently, MacKillop held its annual MacKillop Rocks! Battle of the Bands competition with the final being held Tuesday 25 July. The night  was a huge success with six bands participating in the event. Congratulations to all who participated and a special mention for the winners “Misconception”, comprising of Elijah Beckitt, Holly Defina, Josh Fruean and Christian McKay. Thank you for… Read more »

VCE Music Night

VCE Music Night was a huge success on Thursday 15th June 2017. Students showcased their areas of focus within Music Performance in instrumental and vocal performances. Mini MacK (Yr 11) opened the night with ‘Centuries’ by Fallout Boy and Big MacK (Yr 12) concluded the night with their own energised version of Gloria Gaynor’s ‘I… Read more »

Year 10 Monologue Exams

The Year 10 Drama Class have a unique exam – they get to perform a monologue for their peers! The students have a number of weeks to work on their performance which they choose from a selection of 30 different movie based monologues. They then have to research, memorize, rehearse and perform their selection in… Read more »

A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Moreno

The Year 11 Theatre Studies class recently performed a 50 minute version of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream as part of their Unit 1 SAC (School Assessed Coursework). The production was auditioned, rehearsed and performed in only one month and was testament to the dedicated students, many of whom had not performed Shakespeare before…. Read more »

Concert One in Bright town centre

The MacKillop Junior Band, Senior Band, Senior String Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble performed wonderfully to a crowd of locals in the heart of Bright. The students looked resplendent in their uniforms and impressed everyone with their confident performance. Congratulations to all staff and students on the hard work required to prepare for this event. A… Read more »

News from Band Tour

Forty-seven students from across the College are working together to refine their performances for their first concert in the centre of Bright tomorrow afternoon. We wish them well and hope many come out to see them perform.

No More Heroes – Year 11 Drama Performance

For the first time in front of an audience, the Year 11 Drama students performed their self-devised performances in the Moreno Performing Arts Centre. The students who created and rehearsed three group performances over a number of weeks focused on the topic of ‘No More Heroes’ which explored a range of ideas and images of… Read more »

Invitation – Yr 12 Theatre Studies Performance

Based on Nikolai Gogol’s comical play, the Year 12 Theatre Studies class brings to you an abridged version of ‘The Government Inspector’. Depicting the world of a corrupt English town, the citizens spiral into comedic madness after hearing news that there will be a government official inspecting their town. The townsfolk must now work together… Read more »