Senior Co-Curricular Arts
Emmanuel College offers a specialised co-curricular Speech and Drama program. Speech and Drama is a hugely beneficial, enjoyable and creative avenue for learning.
Our Speech and Drama program aims to:
- build confidence and self-esteem
- develop confident speakers and performers
- encourage an appreciation and love of literature and a wide variety of dramatic genres
- develop an understanding of stagecraft
- provide regular performance opportunities
- provide opportunities to participate in examinations and competitions (Eisteddfod and Solo Acts)
- support and enhance academic oral presentation
Emmanuel College co-curricular Speech and Drama students have opportunities to participate in studies in the following areas:
- Public speaking
- Effective reading
- Critical listening
- Prose, poetry and drama
- Voice Production (articulation, projection etc)
- Choral Verse Speaking
Students of Speech and Drama have opportunities to enter examinations with either Trinity Guildhall or AMEB (Australian Music Examinations Board). Exams are optional and provide a portfolio of examinations at Grade, Certificate and Diploma levels. Exams provide students with challenges and goals to work towards. All assessment and written evaluation is administered by qualified and experienced examiners.
For Emmanuel College co-curricular Speech and Drama enquiries, please contact the Performing Arts Centre via:
Mrs Jane Allen
07 5561 4088
Emmanuel College offers an extensive co-curricular dance program via the Emmanuel Dance Academy. The Emmanuel Dance Academy is a fully-functional dance school, offering programs to maximise skill development and a love and passion for all styles of dance, including:
- Classical Ballet
- Theatrical and Broadway Jazz
- Funk and Hip Hop
Approximately 200 students currently participate in over 30 classes a week, from kindergarten level through to advanced students.
Dance students have opportunities to dance in various performances throughout the year, including our wonderful end of year concert, showcasing our students’ hard word.
Competitions and annual ballet and tap examinations are also offered to students who attend specific classes.
To enquire about Emmanuel College’s co-curricular dance program, contact the Principal Dance Teacher:
Mrs Megan Smith
07 5561 4088
Emmanuel College administers a specialised co-curricular music program which provides music tuition outside of the regular Emmanuel College music curriculum.
Our co-curricular music program offers private tuition in the following fields:
- Double Bass
- Drum Kit
- Electric Bass
- French Horn
Examinations and Competitions
Co-curricular music students have opportunities to participate in the Gold Coast Eisteddfod each year.