NSW Public Schools Drama Company

Years 7 to 12

The Department of Education's The Arts Unit is proud to partner with NIDA and Bell Shakespeare to present the 2022 NSW Public Schools Drama Company performance.

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Just Macbeth

NSW Public Schools Drama Company 2022 presents ‘Just Macbeth!’ by Andy Griffiths.

Produced by the NSW Department of Education's  Arts Unit in association with Bell Shakespeare and NIDA.

Danny, Andy and Lisa are meant to be studying Shakespeare’s Macbeth, but what happens when they find themselves so immersed in the play that they are actually the play?! Add in some witches, whizz fizz, murder and mayhem and be entertained by Shakespeare’s tragedy in a way that feels delightful and dastardly.

Recommended for secondary and upper primary students, Just Macbeth! is a wonderful introduction to Shakespeare and an innovative way and fun to play with text and performance. 

Director Sophie Kelly

 

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Dates

  • Wednesday 11 May - 11 am and 7 pm
  • Thursday 12 May - 11 am and 7 pm
  • Friday 13 May - 11 am and 7 pm

Tickets

Visit NIDA to purchase your tickets

Running time

  • 90 minutes, no interval.

Venue

The Arts Unit gratefully acknowledges the support of Bell Shakespeare and Andy Griffiths for granting the performance rights to this production of Just Macbeth!

About the Company

The NSW Drama Company is part of The Arts Unit Department of Education's drama ensemble program and extends performers selected by audition from NSW public schools.

In 2022 we will be partnering with Bell Shakespeare Company and NIDA to present 'Just Macbeth' by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton.

Drama Company performs at NIDA in May each year and comprises students from Years 7-12 from public schools. This show will be professionally directed and offer students the chance to work with tertiary and industry experts. 

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