Extra-Curricular

Extra-Curricular Performing Arts experiences are invaluable enrichment and extension opportunities for our students to further develop and hone their performance skills, beyond the walls of the classroom, whilst building their performance portfolio and engaging with the broader local, national, international and professional world of the arts.

Performing Arts at Livingstone provides a range of inter-disciplinary extension opportunities for our students to gain valuable skills and experiences in their areas of interest within the disciplines of dance, drama and music.

College Musical Productions

Both Intermediate (Years 4 to 6) and Secondary (Years 7 to 12) offer students the opportunity to engage in fully-realised bi-annual musical productions.

Recent productions being 2013 Godspell, 2014 The Jungle Book, 2015 The Dream, 2016 The Pirates of the Curry-Bean, 2017 Footloose the Musical, 2018 Disney's The Lion King Jr, and 2019 Grease.

Every year all students in Prep through to Year 2 participate in a Christmas Musical as a part of their studies in Primary Music. The musical is performed on the final day of term four for parents, family and friends in the College’s Multi Purpose Centre. 

Please enjoy looking through a selection of images from previous College musicals.

Choirs

Livingstone's choir have been running since 2010, with a strong presence performing at College and community events, as well as competing in local Eisteddfods and other competitions each year. Livingstone's Piccolo Choir is for students in Years 1 and 2 who enjoy music and singing together in a group. Forming from the philosophy that choir should be accessible to all students, the Allegretto Choir is a non-auditioned choir for students in Years 3 and 4. Likewise, the Cantabile Choir, for students in Years 5 and 6 is a non-auditioned group.

Livingstone's Secondary Vocal Ensemble Excellence group offers an opportunity for Livingstone Arts Academy Vocal students and the musically keen, gifted and talented Secondary students to audition for this extra-curricular vocal ensemble, performing at College and community events and representing at eisteddfodau.

Drama Companies

Highly recommended for the dramatically keen, gifted or talented, students from Year 4 to 12 have the extension opportunity to audition for extra-curricular drama companies. Year 4 to 6 students studying speech and drama through the Livingstone Arts Academy have the opportunity to present choral speaking items, poems and/or one act plays competing at local eisteddfodau. Secondary drama companies present one act plays representing Livingstone Christian College at the prestigious Gold Coast Secondary Schools’ Drama Festival; the largest and longest-running festival of its kind in the southern hemisphere. In 2019 our Junior Drama Company won the Outstanding Comedic Performance preputial trophy and three secondary students won outstanding actor trophies at the festival. 

Strings & Concert Bands

Highly recommended for Primary and Secondary Curriculum Music Students, and for the musically keen, gifted and talented, students have the extension opportunity to participate in a variety of extra-curricular string and band ensembles. These ensembles are given opportunities to perform at College and community events and represent at eisteddfodau.

Dance Excellence

Highly recommended for gifted Dance students, students in Years 7 to 12 have the extension opportunity to participate in Dance Excellence, Livingstone's extra-curricular dance troupe program. This auditioned group is given opportunities to perform at College and community events and represent at eisteddfodau.

Qld ShakeFest

Senior Performing and Creative Arts students are invited to participate in shake&stir Theatre Company’s annual Shakespearean Festival; a state-wide search for the best student performing and creative artists. Students with interests in Dance, Drama, Music, Film, Photography and Theatrical Design are all encouraged to participate.

Selected from over 5000 participants, in 2019 our State Finalist was Zara Knell from Year 10.