The Years 5 and 6 Arts Spectacular is a highlight in the primary school calendar, and while the audience is being dazzled by a million moving and sparkling pieces in this ‘one-night-only’ production – there are many gears turning behind the scenes for which preparations begins many months in advance.
Under each spellbinding costume is its creator and behind each carefully choreographed move is a list of learning outcomes that have been written into the curriculum to give the students the best possible learning opportunities from the experience.
The theme for 2019 was The Power Within and as the narrative journeyed along a path of discovery, the audience was transfixed by the dance and elaborate wearable art pieces on show. Take a look at the work involved in in bringing all the elements together.
Take a look behind the scenes of the 2018 production, Hidden Treasures.
The 2017 production, Under the Sea, offered audiences a reminder of the joys of nature, particularly the wonders of the sea in our own backyard, The Great Barrier Reef.