Waihi College has a strong tradition of music, dance, drama and art, with many students participating in a range of co-curricular activities.
The college employs an Arts Coordinator to work with staff and students, reflecting the importance that is attached to this area. Street Theatre Performance and Drama is a strength of the college, with Troupe Waihi, a professional theatre group, operating out of the schools Drama Department.
Students have the opportunity to be involved in the following activities:
- School Drama Production
- Stage Challenge
- Kapa Haka Group
- Sheila Winn Shakespeare Competition
- Stilt Walking
- School Band
- Fire Poi
- Circus Skills
- Spirit Days House Challenges
- Lip Sync Competitions
- Annual Talent Quest
- Cultural Committee
- Music Tour
- Individual Instrument Lessons
- Gallery Trips
- Troupe Waihi
- Combined Waihi Schools Music Festival
- Art Exhibitions
- Theatre Trips
ARTS COORDINATOR CONTACT:
07 863. 8349
24 -29 August 2014
We wish our school Rock Band all the best for their tour of Wellington next week!
Performing at seven schools in 5 days, MadBand's 2014 show has a wide variety of music from the 60's through to the current top chart songs. Left to right: Nyah Frew, Savannah Harvey, Josaye Frew, Narada Bury, Siobhan Hare, Tyler Tamati, Keegan Brown and Ezra Thompson.
MASSIVE CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR CULTURAL SUPERSTARS:
Musician of the Year – Ina Jaekel
Dramatic Performer of the Year – Jordan Scott
Maori Performer of the Year – Jeannie Mohi
Performing Group of the Year – Troupe Waihi
SUPREME CULTURAL AWARD – INA JAEKEL
The inaugural Waihi College Cultural Awards Night has been hailed as a resounding success. With Troupe Waihi welcoming people, guests were entertained from the moment they walked through the gate until the closing of the Arts extravaganza.
Waihi College will be performing at Baycourt Theatre on Thursday 14th June. Rehearsals are well under way. Book your Stage Challenge tickets NOW! See Mrs Buckman at the front office. You MUST pay your money up front. Adults are $33.00 and children 12yrs and under are $27.00.