Performing Arts at Mt Maria

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The Mt Maria Cultural program offers numerous activities for students to participate in and are offered to all students alongside the Sporting and Music co-curricular activities offered.

The benefits for students participating in the Cultural program are numerous, including:

  • ​Providing a safe place for students to try out and discover new talents or interests
  • Building confidence through trying new activities and experiences
  • Experiencing breadth and depth in all subject areas
  • Allowing students to socialise with students from different year levels
  • Creating a balance between academic and sporting endeavours
  • Opportunities to make new friends through common interests
  • Building working relationships with students and teachers outside the classroom
  • Working with others in real world settings ie. as part of a team or group working towards a common goal
  • Keeping students busy and engaged in their learning
  • Showcasing excellence within the College community
  • Offering all inclusive opportunities where diversity of talents is accepted and celebrated

Cultural activities the College offers:

  • Performances at assembly and at P & F events (Cultural Events)
  • Optiminds Challenge Team
  • Debating Team
  • Inter-house Chess Competitions
  • SHAKE FEST – QLD Youth Shakespeare Festival – in conjunction with shake & stir theatre co
  • Theatre Sports – compete against other schools
  • Book Week activities / trivia / dress up / competitions
  • Vinnies Vintage dress up day – in conjunction with social justice group
  • Country Day - raising funds for QLD farmers
  • Class Clowns
  • Film Competitions
  • Lions Youth of the Year
  • Readers Cup Challenge
  • Musical production (every 2 years)

All activities are free of charge unless otherwise stated.​

​​​​Mt Maria Cultural Contacts

Ms Yvonne Carr, Cultural Program Leader (Acting) - ycarr@bne.catholic.edu.au
Mrs Michelle Downey, Cultural Administration Officer - mdowney@bne.catholic.edu.au