Pulse Alive

Region: Metro South and West Metropolitan North Metropolitan South | Sydney Olympic Park
Kindergarten to Year 12
Local arts program Public schools Dance Music VET Visual arts
Tags: Public speaking

Pulse Alive is a large-scale performing arts event, celebrating talented students from NSW public schools in Greater Sydney and beyond. It provides high quality opportunities in music, dance, visual arts and public speaking to students from all over the state.

PULSE Alive will combine the best of the Arts Alive Primary Choral Concerts and the PULSE Concert into an extravaganza to be held at Ken Rosewall Arena, Sydney Olympic Park on Monday 14 and Tuesday 15 March 2022 (Term 1 Week 8).

There will be opportunities for both primary and secondary students within the event and participation will be open to students of all abilities from any public school across NSW.

The event has been designed to provide an opportunity for those schools who would have normally participated in the Arts Alive Primary Choral Concerts or the PULSE Concert, while also expanding the event to cater for hundreds of additional students around the state.


Participation in Massed Choir (Years 4 to 12), Massed Dance (Kindergarten to Year 12) and Aboriginal Dance Ensemble (Kindergarten to Year 12) is open to NSW public primary and secondary schools across NSW. To express an interest in participating in the March 2022 event, email pulse@det.nsw.edu.au.

Schools who applied to be involved in the postponed 2021 event are being invited to participate in the March 2022 event during Term 4 2021. Positions will be available in late 2021 for schools who had not originally applied to be involved in the event.


Applications for the Pulse Alive 2021 Showband are now open. Applications close 5 pm, Friday 6 December 2021.


Tickets for Pulse Alive 2021 will go on sale via Ticketmaster in February 2022. Students performing in the event will not require a ticket.

COVID-19 notice

The operation of this program is contingent on advice provided by the NSW Department of Education in consultation with NSW Health. All activities will adhere to the DoE COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions.

Visit the COVID-19 and public schools in NSW web page for more information.


Peter Hayward
Arts Coordination Officer
Nirimba Education Office


Ken Rosewall Arena
Olympic Boulevarde
Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127

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