Kids Rapt on Performing

Region: Rural South and West | Griffith
Kindergarten to Year 12
Local arts program Public schools Dance Drama Music Visual arts

Kids Rapt on Performing (KROP) is a creative and performing arts spectacular for Education Week celebrations in Griffith. The production aims to provide students with an opportunity to showcase their performing art skills.

Riverina public school students have the opportunity to perform in a prestigious and professional setting. It provides a platform to showcase arts programs under the K-12 creative arts syllabus.

Applications to participate in KROP for 2021 are now closed.

Performance dates

Dates for KROP have been updated.  KROP will now be held on :

  • Wednesday 27 October 2021 (Term 4 Week 4) - Full dress rehearsal and evening performance

  • Thursday 28 October 2021 (Term 4 Week 4) - Matinee and evening performance

Rehearsal dates 

  • Thursday 7 October 2021 (Term 4 Week 1) 

  • Friday 8 October 2021 (Term 4 Week 1) 


Stage dimensions of Griffith Regional Theatre stage are 12 metres across (wing to wing) and 9 metres deep (front to back).

For all performances, students will enter stage left and MUST exit stage right. (Left and right are as seen by the performer, facing the audience). The curtain will not be closed between items.


  • Schools may enter more than one audition item but only one performance will be selected per school.
  • Group size must be between 6 and 30 students.
  • Maximum time limit is 5 minutes.
  • Music, lyrics, costume and choreography must be age-appropriate and suitable for a community audience.
  • Copywright for all music must be cleared before the public performance. Refer to Smartcopying for further information.

  • Music must be of the highest quality and submitted on CD or USB.

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.


Robyn Schmetzer
Di Alexander
Arts Coordination Officer
Wagga Wagga Education Office


Griffith Regional Theatre
1 Neville Place
Griffith NSW 2680

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