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Star Struck

Star Struck is a NSW Department of Education annual performing arts event for Newcastle, the Hunter and Central Coast.

It showcases dance, drama and music performed by Kindergarten to Year 12 students from public schools across NSW.

Star Struck provides valuable performance and learning opportunities for students in the arts and promotes excellence in arts education.

Star Struck is one of the largest performance events in the area and has strong local support from the corporate and business sectors, the media and the community.

For further information, please visit the Star Struck website:  https://starstruck.schools.nsw.gov.au

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: Friday 18 and Saturday 19 June 2021

Applications for Star Struck 2022 will open in Term 1 2022.


Newcastle Entertainment Centre
Brown Road
Broadmeadow NSW 2292


Star Struck Office
6 Henry Street 
Merewether NSW 2291 

Email: starstruck@det.nsw.edu.au
Phone: 02 4963 7598  

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