Creative Arts

Creative Arts

Creative Arts2023-05-24T15:35:16+10:00
Loreto College offers a rich and rewarding co-curricular experience for girls who love the Performing Arts and wish to extend their skills of performance beyond the classroom.

2022 Musical – High School Musical

Every second year, Loreto College and Villanova College combine their theatrical and musical expertise to present the highly anticipated combined schools’ Musical.

In 2022, Villanova College led the combined school’s production of High School Musical. There were over 100 students from both Colleges involved in this production across cast, crew and orchestra. The production was high energy and showcased the wonderful talent of our students.

Loreto Performing Arts Club (LPAC)

Students in Years 7 to 9 are invited to join LPAC. The Club is coordinated by the Year 12 Performing Arts Council and takes place Thursday afternoons for one term per year. This is a non-auditioned group and everyone is welcome to participate. Each session runs from 3.15pm until 4.15pm in the Drama rooms.

The Senior Performing Arts Council lead a wide range of activities that develop the skills in voice, movement and performance across dancing, acting and singing. Teachers are available during this time to assist wherever needed.

Sydney Drama Tour (Years 11 & 12)

During the Easter school holidays Drama students in Years 11 and 12 are invited to attend the Sydney Drama Tour where they are immersed in enriching dramatic experiences. They attend back stage tours of Sydney Opera House and Sydney Theatre Company, various theatre productions, NIDA workshops, television studios and meet industry professionals who enhance their appreciation of the Arts and their understanding of career options within the field of Drama.

Christen O’Leary (Coorparoo, 1983)

Welcome back Christen O’Leary! It is with great excitement that we welcome Christen back to Loreto as an Ambassador for the Performing Arts.

Christen O’Leary graduated from Loreto College in 1983 and studied Drama at the University of South East Queensland.

Christen has played some of the most coveted female roles in theatre, including; Medea, Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing, Bombshells and Ladies in Black.

In 2003, after winning several awards, playwright Matt Cameron wrote a play specifically to showcase her talents, Ruby Moon, an Australian Gothic play. Australia Gothic Theatre features in the Loreto College Drama program and Christen’s workshops have been a highlight for our senior students.

For any further information regarding the Performing Arts & Drama Co-Curricular program, please contact Ms Steph Tudor – Curriculum Leader Creative Arts.

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