The Scene Project | Bringing Acting to Schools | Queensland Theatre

Due to overwhelming demand we have now closed registrations for The Scene Project for Brisbane schools. Should you wish to be added to our wait list, please email your details to

The Scene Project is a participatory style project which involves schools in the creative process of performance, from rehearsal through to production. The Scene Project is about acknowledging students and teachers as artists and encouraging live performance in a professional space and manner. The Scene Project will involve students from Years 7 – 12, from Queensland Secondary Schools. Schools can register groups of students (recommended no more than 25 per group) for the project.

The Scene Project gives schools the opportunity to access a newly commissioned script. Groups will have a term to work on their scenes. It could be a unit of work or an extra-curricular Drama project. In Term 4, student groups will bring their work to the Bille Brown Studio at Queensland Theatre. After all the student performances are done and dusted, a cast of professional actors will take the stage and culminate the day’s performances by presenting their own interpretation of the scenes and leading the groups in a forum, Q&A and discussion.

Project Overview 2018

March 29, Term 1 – Registrations close. Hurry! Places are limited.

June 11, Term 2 – Briefing afternoon at Queensland Theatre. Here you will receive the script, unit of work, resources and participate in a Professional Development session.

Term 3 – Work on your scenes. During this time, you are entitled to a 2 hour, Artist in Residence workshop to assist you with your scene. We will coordinate a suitable date and time with you.

Term 4 - Monday 15 - Friday 26 October, 2018 – Scenes presented at the Diane Cilento Studio, Queensland Theatre by students and professional actors.

For inquires related to the Brisbane based Scene Project, please contact:

Naomi Murphy
Education Coordinator at or (07) 3010 7623 

Inquires for regional participants - please see below. 

The Scene Project: Regional

Thanks to generous supporters, this project will go to Mt Isa, Townsville, Rockhampton, Gladstone, Bundaberg and Redland Bay in 2018. If you are a regional school, please contact  or (07) 3010 7606 to get more details and to register your interest.


$880 (including GST)

More Information

For more information, contact Laurel Collins, Programming Coordinator, on (07) 3010 7606 or

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