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Celebrating excellence in creative and performing arts education in our public schools

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Hunter Creative Arts Workshops

Hunter Creative Arts Workshops are a series of one-day workshops in dance drama, music and visual arts for public school students in Year 5 and Year 6. The workshops give students access to industry professionals and expands their skills and experiences in the creative and performing arts.

In 2021 this exciting opportunity is available for students in Years 5 and 6 with high potential in the creative domain.

The workshops will be filmed and photographed throughout the week and shared with our friends and family.

The operation of this program is contingent on advice provided by the NSW Department of Education in consultation with NSW Health. All activities will adhere to the DoE COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions.

2021 dates

Monday 6 September to Friday 10 September 2021


Monday 6 September – Murrock Cultural Centre

Tuesday 7 and Wednesday 8 September – Maitland Goal

Thursday 9 September – Catalina Lakefront Retreat

Friday 10 September – Erina Centre


Karen O'Neill - Coordinator
Email: karen.oneill@det.nsw.edu.au
Phone: 02 4952 3297

Heather Williams - Arts Coordination Officer
Email: heather.l.williams@det.nsw.edu.au
Phone: 0448 556 818


Applications have now closed. 
If you would like to register for this event please contact Karen O'Neill to enquire about positions available.


Each workshop will have a cost of $70 per day (including camp t-shirt to wear on the day).

Students attending will need to wear comfortable clothing, bring morning tea and lunch, a water bottle and a great attitude.