ASTA Dance Academy
The Sheldon College Dance Academy is an exciting initiative for the co-curricular program within the Australian School of the Arts (ASTA). The Dance Academy offers tuition for students in Prep to Year 12. Students learn a range of dance styles whilst developing coordination, strength and confidence.
There are performance opportunities throughout the year including Sheldon College assemblies and the annual dance celebration ‘Just Dance’ at the Redland Performing Arts Centre (RPAC), Cleveland. Selected ensembles will also compete in local Dance Eisteddfods. Our ASTA Dance Academy ensembles include ‘Junior Troupers’, ‘Fusion’, ‘Sass’, ‘Synergy’ plus the Male and Female Hip Hop groups.
ASTA Drama Academy
The Sheldon College Drama Academy is an exciting initiative for the co-curricular program within the Australian School of the Arts (ASTA). The Academy offers tuition to students in Prep to Year 8. The Academy also provides a ‘Pre-Professionals’ program. These audition-based classes allow talented Year 7 and 8 students to excel in Drama. Students have a choice of studying Musical Theatre or Acting.
The Drama Academy offers a unique performance day each Semester to showcase the skills and talent of the students.
ASTA Visual Art Academy
The Visual Art Department at Sheldon College offers an exciting, encouraging and supportive environment for students in Years 2 to 8 to explore their artistic and creative talents with new mediums and techniques. The Visual Art Academy runs after College classes which include the Junior Art Workshops (JAWS) for students in Years 2, 3 and 4, and the Middle College Visual Art Studios for students in Years 5, 6, 7 and 8. 2013 also sees the introduction of an animation unit to the Middle College program.
The highlight of each studio is an Exhibition of the students work to family and friends.