Category: Performing Arts

MacKillop students get set to take over GPAC!

MacKillop students were excited to experience a school-based workshop with theatre-maker Bryce Ives and Geelong Performing Arts Centre Youth and Education manager Kelly Clifford as part of the GPAC Take Over program. Using the theme ‘A Digital World’, students are working towards creating a piece of theatre where they get to take over the Drama… Read more »

MacKillop Music Ensemble Evening

Music Ensemble Evening Tuesday March 13

Year 11 & 12 Theatre Studies students get curious!

The Year 11 and 12 Theatre Studies students recently enjoyed a visit to the Arts Centre Melbourne to see the hit production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. The play is the winner of five Tony Awards and seven Olivier Awards, including Best Play for both,and is based on Mark Haddon’s international best-selling novel…. Read more »

MacKillop Junior Music Night

Parents / Guardians and friends of the MacKillop Community are invited to attend the …

Thanks to the Year 11 Theatre students, you’ll believe a man can JIVE!

On Monday, September 4th at 7:30pm, the Year 11 Theatre Studies class will be presenting their Unit 2 SAC performance of Groovyman and its sequel Groovyman of Steel. Set in Funky Town, the story follows Groovyman and the Boy Funkster as they try to thwart supervillain The Hustler from a crime spree using the Discotron©…. Read more »

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 »