Performing Arts at Ferntree Gully North provides a range of opportunities for students to develop confidence, self-expression and creativity. Every child from Prep to Grade 6 attends a weekly lesson. Each term focuses on a different aspect of Performing Arts.
The school has a variety of instruments which are regularly used during music classes, giving each child an opportunity to explore, compose and play. Dance gives the students time to learn technical and expressive skills in genres, including jazz, tap and contemporary. They practise fundamental movements and choreographed combinations to perform. In drama, students learn to think, move, speak and act with confidence as they create, rehearse and perform different roles. Performance opportunities include classroom, assembly and full-scale theatre productions.
Senior students have the opportunity to perform as massed dancers in the Victorian State Schools Spectacular.
In addition to our highly-regarded classroom program, Ferntree Gully North offers opportunities for students to extend and explore Performing Arts through: