College offers students the chance to be involved in our
annual school production. This whole-college production is a collaborative,
cross campus, multi-age theatre performance which
students from Years 7 to 12 with the opportunity to work together to
and perform large
scale theatrical works.
TICKETS FOR OUR ANNUAL COLLEGE PRODUCTION ARE ON SALE NOW THROUGH THE WEDGE WEBSITE:
Sale College Sale College presents F Scott Fitzgerald's masterpiece adapted for stage; The Great Gatsby. Set in Jazz Age New York, the play tells the tragic story of Jay Gatsby, a self-made millionaire, and his pursuit of Daisy Buchanan, a wealthy young woman whom he loved in his youth.
The play explores the American dream gone sour. The greed and duplicity of US society in the 1920s through the eyes of the narrator, Nick Carroway. It's a story of glamour, love and betrayal depicting the lure of the rich and glamorous society of Long Island and New York – and how sometimes all that glimmers is not necessarily gold.
Produced in partnership with KCC Theatre and realised by Sale College students from years 7-12, The Great Gatsby promises to be a night of singing, dancing, extravagance and decadence. Combining dynamic acting with a live choir and brilliant dance ensemble, the talents of a large ensemble cast are on show as they breathe new life into an ageless classic.
In a little over a month from now, lockdowns permitting, this performance will be staged!
Book now to avoid disappointment!
The Drama program at Sale College runs through Years 7, 8, 9 and 10, with the focus on developing skills in communication, team work, character exploration, physical theatre, stagecraft, aspects of Theatre History and performance. At VCE level Theatre Studies is offered.
Students consider the nature of performance and contribute their creativity to both group and individual tasks. Script writing, character study and developing performance skills are fundamental components of the program. Students therefore explore drama as an art form through improvisation, scripted drama, rehearsal and performance.
Students are immersed within various dramatic eras and styles within this program, examining the central elements of dramatic performance to
better understand the nature of theatre historically and into the 21st century.
Click here to see more photos taken during the stage performance of The Tempest.
Theatre Studies Cast from the 2021 production of Shakespeare's, ' The Tempest.'
Theatre Studies teacher Mr Kemp, pictured (centre) with the Cast and backstage Crew of 'The Tempest'.
The College Production of George Orwell's Animal Farm with its sophisiticated themes and symbolism performed at the 'Wedge 'recently was a great success. It is a credit to the students involved under the direction of Richard Kemp and Connor Hodges.
If you missed this year's Sale College Production or just want to relive some of the highlights from the perfomances, you can click here to see some fantastic photos.
2017 College Production - The Greatest Show On Earth
In VCE, Units 1 and 2 Theatre Studies students develop skills and knowledge in theatre history and performance. In Unit 1 and 2 the focus is on the application of acting and other stagecraft in relation to theatrical styles of the pre-modern and modern eras. Students work with playscripts from various dramatic styles in both their written form and in performance. They also study theatrical conventions and explore performance possibilities and apply these skills to analyse a play in performance.
Scenes from the very moving 2019 Theatre Studies Production of "Boy Out of the Country."
Click here to see a web gallery of images from "Boy Out of the Country."
Crew and scenes from the highly successful 2018 Theatre Studies Production of "Lord of the Flies."
Cast & Crew of 2017 Theatre Studies Production "Sylvia".
Units 3 and 4 Theatre Studies builds on this as students develop skills in stagecraft, play performance and monologues. This is because in Unit 3 students develop an interpretation of a playscript through the stages of the theatrical production process: planning, development and presentation. Students specialise in two areas of stagecraft, working collaboratively in order to realise the production of a playscript.
In Unit 4 students study a scene and associated monologue from the Theatre Studies Performance Examination (monologue list) and develop a theatrical brief that includes the creation of a character by an actor, stagecraft possibilities and appropriate research. Students interpret a monologue from within a specified scene through acting and other appropriate areas of stagecraft. Students are also required to attend a performance selected from the prescribed Theatre Studies Unit 4 Playlist to analyse and evaluate acting in the production.
Cast & Crew of 2016 Theatre Studies Production "Antigone".
Sale College offers an annual college production that students from all year-levels are free to sign-up for and participate in. These college productions are collaborative, cross campus, multi-age theatre performances which provide students from Years 7 to 12 with the opportunity to work together to develop and perform large scale theatrical works. There are many different roles to fill and truly something for everyone. Actors, Costume designers, Set designers, Hair and Makeup technicians, Lighting and Sound technicians, stage-hands and more!
For students in Years 7-12, the college production has a focus on developing student competencies; developing confidence and proficiency in performance as well as gaining experience in the performing arts industry. This celebration of student talent is an annual event performed at the Wellington Entertainment Centre.
Cast & Crew of 2016 Junior Production "Adara & the Ice Queen".
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