Drama Ensembles

Years 5 to 12

Drama Ensembles develop high potential and gifted students in drama. Ensemble tutors are drawn from Arts Unit experts and industry professionals. Students perform in events such as the State Drama Festival, and potentially the Schools Spectacular.

Drama ensembles rehearse at The Arts Unit in Lewisham during school term. Application is by audition and open to NSW public school students.

drama students performing

2021 Digital Drama Ensembles

Activity for this program is online to support efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19 and maintain the safety and wellbeing of students and staff.

All programs have to adhere to current DoE COVID-19 restrictions. 

Weekly rehearsal times

Students who are successful in obtaining a position in the Digital Drama Ensembles program will attend weekly rehearsals after school via zoom.

Digital Drama Ensembles

  • Wednesdays from 5:00 pm to 5:45 pm
  • Term 3 - August 11 until September 15
  • Term 4 - October 6 until October 27

Digital Drama Ensemble choices

Students accepted into the program can choose from the following sessions.

  • Puppetry project
  • Physical Theatre project
  • Monologue project
  • Short Film project


Fees cover hire of regular tutors and industry professionals for intensive workshops and a drama ensemble t-shirt.  All prices include GST.

  • Digital Drama Ensemble $220.00

Performance Opportunities

Junior Drama Ensembles will participate in a digital filmed performance via zoom.


Applications have now closed.


Drama tutors

Drama tutors work with students in the weekly drama ensembles to devise an original work for either the State Digital Drama Festival 2021 or the State Drama Festival 2022. Contact the Drama team for more information.


The Drama team
The Arts Unit
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