Students in the Student Production Team work with the Schools Spectacular Production Team and industry professionals to assist with the bump in, bump out, management and coordination of all of the elements of the show.
We are running two learning opportunities for students. Students can choose to nominate to be a part of the specialist program or the generalist program.
The specialist program will allow students to be partnered exclusively with an industry professional to work on a particular element of the show, for example lighting, audio etc. This program is only for students currently studying VET Entertainment.
The generalist program will allow students to have the opportunity to experience several aspects of the event.
Students studying VET Entertainment can complete their mandatory work placement hours by being a member of the Student Production Team.
Please note: This category is open to students in Years 10-12 in NSW Public Schools. Students can apply for this category even if they are not completing the VET Entertainment course.
Exceptional students studying VET Entertainment have the opportunity to work in specialist positions with professional industry partners in the Schools Spectacular. These high profile positions are targeted to students who are passionate about pursuing careers in the entertainment industry and who have displayed exceptional skills, commitment and dedication to their studies throughout their schooling.
Preference may be given to year 12 students. An interview process may be required and all students will need to complete a work placement diary.
Students wishing to apply for this opportunity should have an advanced skill set with the demonstrated ability to work independently, under pressure and as part of a team.
These positions will require students to attend the First Combined Rehearsal on Monday 31 October 2022. Students may also need to complete a pre-show visit and/or training with their industry company in November prior to the Schools Spectacular.
Students will need to be available from Sunday 13 November 2022 until Sunday 27 November 2022 inclusive and be aware that early mornings and late nights may be required. Adequate breaks will be provided.
|The following positions will be available in 2022:
All positions will be dependent on teacher endorsement and are subject to consideration by a panel of experts in the field.
These positions are open to students Years 10-12 who are motivated and highly reliable. Students wishing to apply for this opportunity should have a solid skill set with demonstrated ability to work as part of a team.
Students will gain practical experience as an active participant of a diverse and experienced team. The team will comprise of industry professionals and NSW Department of Education staff.
This opportunity creates a valuable and authentic work environment for students to gain knowledge about the management of large scale events. All students will need to complete a work placement diary.
Students will be required to work the full designated hours of the event which may include early mornings and late evenings.
There will be a range of opportunities to work in areas of stage management and production such as:
Students must be:
|Early Term 2||Online applications open|
|Tuesday 14 June 2022 at 5:00pm||Online applications close & online video introductions due|
|Late July 2022||Online interviews (you will be contacted if you need an interview)|
|Early August 2022||Students notified about acceptance into the VET Entertainment Student Production Team|
|Monday 12 September – Friday 18 November 2022||Possible rehearsal and recording session involvement. Exact dates TBC|
|Monday 31 October 2022||First combined dance rehearsal (some students may be asked to attend this rehearsal)|
|Monday 21 and Tuesday 22 November 2022||Assist with bump in of the Schools Spectacular. Only selected students will be required. You will be notified of this at a later date.|
|Wednesday 23 November – Thursday 24 November 2022||Second combined dance rehearsal|
|Thursday 24 November 2022||Full dress rehearsal|
|Friday 25 November 2022||Schools preview and evening performances|
|Saturday 26 November 2022||Matinee and evening performances|
|Sunday 27 November 2022||Assist with bump out of the Schools Spectacular. Only selected students will be required on this day.|
Please note: Students will be notified of exact details and dates, if successful, based on the role they are allocated.
There will be a small cost of up to $80 per student to cover the cost of uniform and stage management course materials.
The cost per student will be direct debited from your school. Students will pay their school directly once they have has been notified of their acceptance into the show.