Junior Drama Ensembles

Years 7 to 9

Applications are now closed.

Sydney based, weekly ensemble aims to foster the development of talented students from Years 7-9 in drama. Performance and industry partnerships offer unique learning extension opportunities. Audition only.

Girl holding chipboard in rehearsal

How to apply

Applications are now closed.

Please note that the 2022 drama ensembles program will not commence until the guidelines from NSW Health and the Department of Education permits this activity. 

Weekly rehearsal times

Students successful in obtaining a position to the drama ensembles program, a full commitment to the program must be made. Students will attend weekly rehearsals after school hours on Wednesdays and some Sundays at The Arts Unit, Lewisham.

Junior Ensembles begin on Wednesday 20 July 2022 and finish at State Drama Festival in October 2022.

Weekly Drama Ensembles Dates (DOCX, 14.58 KB)
  • Stage 4 Drama Ensemble – 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
  • Junior Combined Drama Ensemble – 4:40 pm to 6:40 pm
  • Year 9 Drama Ensemble – 4:50 pm to 6:50 pm


Fees cover hire of regular tutors and industry professionals for intensive workshops, a Drama Ensemble t-shirt, and the sourcing and supply of costumes from professional designers for ensemble performances. Students will need to cover the costs of their own travel and/or accommodation if needed. All prices include GST.

  • Junior Drama Ensemble $385.00

Performance opportunities

Junior Drama Ensembles will participate in either the State Drama Festival or State Drama Festival Virtual.


The drama team
The Arts Unit

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