Performing Arts

Drama at St Mary's College 

  • Engages, inspires and enriches all students (Reception to Year 12) in a creative capacity by challenging, responding to and expanding their knowledge of self, community, histories and global perspectives
  • It encourages the creative and expressive potential of every student
  • It provides opportunities for students to create, design, represent, communicate and share conceptual ideas, emotions, observations and experiences
  • It provides opportunities for students to develop a critical and creative thinking skill set
  • It gives students access to experiences of, and professionals working within, creative industries

All Year Level Productions

At St Mary's College, year level productions are held every year. At Year 10, students are able to be involved in a play in either the first or second semester. Year 11 students produce two fabulous plays each Semester. Year 12 productions of the past have always been, highly professional and entertaining evenings at the theatre. Cast and crews involved in these productions work in our state of the art theatre.

Junior School

Reception to Year 6

In alternative years, the Junior School takes part in the own mini production.

Past Junior School productions held in the College Centre for Performing Arts include:

  • Laura Loves Surprises
  • Prince of Egypt
  • Memories
  • Princess Whatshername
  • The Aristocats
  • The Little Mermaid

Middle & Senior School

Year 7 to 12

The College produces a full scale musical production biennially which involves students from Years 7 to 12 in a variety of roles including acting, singing, dancing, music, back stage crew, ushering, publicity and many more. St Mary's productions are always of a very high standard and are frequently met with rave reviews.

Past productions include:

  • EUROBEAT (Scott Theatre)
  • Super Star Factory (Scott Theatre)
  • The Wiz (Arts Theatre)
  • Diva (Norwood Town Hall)
  • Gala 140 (Adelaide Entertainment Centre)
  • High School Musical (Norwood Town Hall)
  • Calamity Jane (St Mary's College CPA)
  • Little Shop of Horrors (College CPA)
  • Annie (College CPA)