The Drama Department is actively involved in a number of co-curricular programmes including:
Middle School Production
An annual auditioned production where our top-performing Middle College students showcase their talents on stage. Recent productions include ‘Oliver’, ‘Little Shop of Horrors’, ‘Joseph and his Technicolour Dreamcoat’, Peter Pan,’ ‘The Little Mermaid’ and ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.’
Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Competition
Run by the Drama Department, this is an opportunity for students to express their passion for Shakespeare. There are both student-directed and staff-directed performances of selected scenes of many well-known Shakespearian plays. These are entered into regional competitions and a number of them have been selected for the National finals.
Middle School Drama Club
A weekly club for Years 7–10 where students learn more about the craft from dedicated itinerant tutors. The year culminates in an end of year showcase for parents.
More than 150 students and 25 coaches train weekly to compete in in-house competitions as well as part of the Auckland Theatresports Youth Programmes competition. Under the guidance of the Drama Department, the College has made the finals of this competition every year for the past nine years including winning the Auckland title twice in 2008 and 2014.