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Dreams Come True with ‘Dreamgirls’ 2015

The 2015 Sheldon College Musical ‘Dreamgirls’ really was a dream come true for the talented cast and crew who wowed audiences over the recent season at Redland Performing Arts Centre. Over 150 student singers, actors and dancers were ably supported by over 60 musicians, lighting, media, AV and backstage crew as they brought to life the story of ‘The Dreams’ which is centred around the rise of Motown music and the famous girl groups of the 1960’s.

Student performers were challenged to sing and act beyond their years to bring the adult characters to life and their performances saw standing ovations from the sold out crowds. Special guests from the Arts industries and tertiary sector also echoed the audience’s feeling that the 2015 production was the best ever for Sheldon College. A huge thank you to all of the parent and alumni volunteers who gave their time and energy to the production. We would also like to thank the Sheldon College staff who guided and mentored the students to greatness on stage.

Congratulations to all for making dreams come true.

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Dreamgirls Musical 2015

The Australian School of the Arts are pleased to announce that their 2015 Musical will be Dreamgirls.

Set in the turbulent early 1960s to mid-70s, the tale follows the rise of a trio of women, Effie, Deena and Lorrell, who have formed a promising girl group called The Dreamettes. At a talent competition, they are discovered by an ambitious manager named Curtis Taylor, Jr., who offers them the opportunity of a lifetime: to become the back-up singers for headliner James "Thunder" Early. Curtis gradually takes control of the girls' look and sound, eventually giving them their own shot in the spotlight as The Dreams. That spotlight, however, begins to narrow in on Deena, finally pushing the less attractive Effie out altogether. Though the Dreams become a cross-over phenomenon, they soon realize that the cost of fame and fortune may be higher than they ever imagined.

All performances will presented at the Redland Performing Arts Centre (RPAC) and tickets will go on general sale on Monday 30 March.

Wednesday 6 May, 7pm
Adults $28, Student/Concession $23

Thursday 7 May, 7pm
Adults $33, Student/Concession $26

Friday 8 May, 7.30pm
Adults $33, Student/Concession $26

Saturday 9 May, 2pm (MATINEE)
Adults $28, Student/Concession $23

Saturday 9 May, 7pm (EVENING)
Adults $33, Student/Concession $26

Booking Information

In Person
Redland Performing Arts Centre
2-16 Middle Street, Cleveland
Monday – Friday: 12 noon – 4pm
Saturday: 10am – 1pm

By Phone
RPAC Box Office: 3829 8131
Monday – Friday: 12noon – 4pm
Saturday: 10am – 1pm
*a $3.50 booking fee applies to telephone purchases

Online
http://www.rpac.com.au/Pages/Performances.aspx?PerfID=250
*a $2.50 booking fee applies to online purchases
*a $5.00 Family rate booking fee applies to family tickets purchased online

Do not miss out on this fabulous event. You will not be disappointed.

DREAMGIRLS CAST LIST 2015

LEADS
Matthew Copley (‘C.C. White’)
Chloe Crick (‘Lorrell Robinson’)
Manali Datar (‘Deena Jones’)
Axel Duffy (‘James 'Jimmy' Early’)
Jaimee Godfrey (‘Michelle Morris’)
Travis Johnson (‘Curtis Taylor Jr’)
Micayla van Wyk (‘Effie White’)
Benjamin Whitfield (‘Marty Madison’)

CAMEOS
Matthew Lane (‘M.C.’)
Jasmine Martin (‘Jerry’ / ‘Announcer’)
Emma-Jean McCormick (‘Frankie’ & a Dancer)
Scott Millar (‘Dwight’)
Ethan Roberts (‘Pat Boone’ & ‘Wayne’)
Mason Zropf (‘Stage Manager’ & ‘Security’)

SINGERS
Kyle Colburn (‘Tiny Joe Dixon’)
Karl Wong (‘Little Albert’)
Phoebe De Araugo (one of the 'True Tones' & a BV)
Maria Leen (one of the 'True Tones' & a BV)
Emmerson McMillan (one of the 'True Tones' & a BV)
Lauren Rowe (one of the 'True Tones' & a BV)
Zoe Stewart (one of the 'True Tones' & a BV)
Melanie Kerr (one of the 'Stepsisters' & a Dancer)
Claire Rigg (one of the 'Stepsisters' & a Dancer)
Tiana Toledo (one of the 'Stepsisters' & a Dancer)
Lauren Van Maarseveen (one of the 'Stepsisters' & a Dancer)
Portia Bourke (Backing Vocalist)
Erika Dwyer (Backing Vocalist)
Phoebe Nicholson (Backing Vocalist)
Aisling O'Byrne (Backing Vocalist)
Gabriela van Wyk (Backing Vocalist)

DANCERS
Emma-Jean McCormick (& Frankie)
Melanie Kerr (& a BV)
Claire Rigg (& a BV)
Tiana Toledo (& a BV)
Lauren Van Maarseveen (& a BV)
Charlotte Balfour
Georgia Blair
Taylah Brady
Chloe Brown
Laura Dower
Cindy Duffner
Katie Fortnum
Tracy Irvine
Sarah Nichols
Caitlin Nolan
Phoebe Peterson
Chelsee Pople
Megan Rainbird
Lauryn Watson
Brooke Woods

CHORUS
Tara Alcorn
Sarah Andrews
Tallis Baker
Adrian Collins
Shannon Feakes
Jasmine Godfrey
Ashleigh Grice
Darsha Hockings
Elysha Kennedy
Katrina Kerr
Dominik Kregar
Chelsea Lambert
Ellie Lawson
Mia Loveday
Angel Low
Anastasia Makroliolios
Lucy Martin
Ash-Leigh Meyer
Tylah Muller
Thomas Murden
Paul Roos
Abhijeet Singh
Bianca Thomsen
Brittany Thomson
Jack Vernon
Darien West
Esme Wilson

BAND
Sam Bradley - Mallets
Georgia Christensen - Tenor Saxophone
Ashlyn Dwyer - Trumpet 3
Katelin Gale Tenor - Saxophone
Abigail Gibbons - Trombone 2
Lachlan Gibson - Alto Saxophone
Elliott Gibson - Electric Bass
Brandon James - Percussion
Sebastian Jennings-Hingston - Drums/Traps
Joseph Jones - Synth Strings
Megan Kendrick - Tenor Saxophone
Lachlan McLean-Russell - Trombone 1
Karelia Moloney - Guitar
Jordan Telford - Trumpet 1 & 2
Harrison Wever - Trumpet 1 & 2

 

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GUESTS Program

 

Students in Year 12 School of Combined Performing Arts and School of Film and Television are offered the unique opportunity to participate in the Griffith University Early Start to Tertiary Studies (GUESTS) Program which is facilitated on the Sheldon College Campus. Through the GUESTS Program, motivated students can experience the challenge and excitement of university life by study a university course (subject) whilst still at high school.

Creative Arts at Sheldon College

This course is available to any OP eligible student who meets the GUESTS entry requirements. Students are required to submit samples of their work from Year 11 plus have the following academic results, a HA in a Year 11 Film and Media related subject, a HA in Year 11 English and passing grades in all other Authority subjects. All applicants must be able to use and have access to Adobe Photoshop, After Effects and Maya.

Performance Arts at Sheldon College

This course is available to any OP eligible student who meets the GUESTS entry requirements; a HA in Year 11 Drama, a HA in Year 11 English and passing grades in all other Authority subjects.

For further details please refer to the Griffith University website: www.griffith.edu.au/guestsprogram.

For more information about the GUESTS Program at Sheldon College, please contact Senior Schooling on (07) 3206 5550 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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ASTA Professionals Fees & Prospectus

2017 ASTA Professionals Fee Structure

Year 9 and 10 Course - $294 per Term
Year 11 and 12 Course - $392 per Term

Please note, the 2018 Fee Structure has not been released to date.

Please click the link below to download a copy of the ASTA Professionals Program prospectus for 2017. For further information on the Australian School of the Arts at Sheldon College, please call (07) 3206 5594 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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