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HSC Showcases and Exhibitions

Read more about each of the annual HSC showcases and exhibitions.

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ARTEXPRESS

ARTEXPRESS is an annual exhibition of exemplary artworks created by students for the Higher School Certificate examination in Visual Arts. The works represent a broad range of subject matter, approaches, styles and media including painting, photomedia, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, graphic design, documented forms, textiles and fibre, ceramics, time-based forms and collections of works.

ARTEXPRESS represents the high standards and diversity achieved by Year 12 Visual Arts students in New South Wales schools.

ARTEXPRESS (Department of Education and Communities)

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ARTEXPRESS gallery guides

ARTEXPRESS gallery guides

2014 Exhibition dates

Metropolitan exhibitions

Margaret Whitlam Galleries, University of Western Sydney
8 August - 27 September

Regional exhibitions

Bathurst Regional Gallery
3 October - 15 November
Glasshouse Regional Gallery, Port Macquarie
17 October - 7 December

Download ARTEXPRESS Gallery guides.

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Callback

Callback is the showcase of exemplary performances and compositions by HSC students of Dance. Performances of Callback have provided valuable demonstrations of HSC standards to students and teachers of Dance since 1993. This is a great opportunity for students who are currently studying HSC Dance as well as for students who are contemplating undertaking this as a course of study. At the conclusion of each matinee performance there is a Q&A with the performers and HSC markers.

Callback will be held in the Everest Theatre, Seymour Centre, in February 2015. As well as the performances, HSC student workshops will be held each day.

Performance and workshop dates

12 February - 13 February 2015

General (non-booking) inquiries: (02) 8512 1178

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DesignTECH

DesignTECH is an exhibition of outstanding Major Design Projects from Higher School Certificate Design and Technology students.

DesignTECH will open at the Powerhouse Museum in mid-February 2015.

Seminars

The DesignTECH seminar program is held to complement the exhibtion at the Powerhouse Museum. The seminars focus on students' major design projects for Stage 6 Design and Technology syllabus.

Seminars for the Preliminary and HSC courses are presented in separate sessions.

Cost (includes GST)
$32* (including museum entry and student booklet)
*One teacher admitted free for every 20 students.

Booking form will be available to download from the BOSTES website in mid-November 2014.

General inquiries: (02) 9367 8309

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DesignTECH



ENCORE

ENCORE is a program of outstanding performances and compositions by students from the Higher School Certificate Music examinations. It is held annually at the Sydney Opera House.

2013 HSC Encore Program (PDF)

Performance date and time

Monday 9 March 2015
Matinee 1.30 pm
Evening 7.00 pm
Ticket prices (includes GST)
Adults* $43.00
Students $34.00

* One teacher admitted free for every 20 students.

Booking fees will apply.

Group booking form for schools will be available to download from the BOSTES website in mid-November 2014.

General (non-booking) inquiries: (02) 9367 8309

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Encore


2013 HSC Encore Program

2013 HSC Encore Program



InTech

InTech is an exhibition of outstanding Major Projects from Higher School Certificate Industrial Technology students.

The exhibition covers all Industrial Technology focus areas – Timber Products and Furniture, Automotive, Electronics, Graphics, Metal and Engineering, and Multimedia. The exhibition includes students’ folios that document the design, management, communication and production of their projects.

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OnSTAGE

OnSTAGE is a presentation and exhibition of group and individual performances and projects by Higher School Certificate Drama students. The OnSTAGE season at the Seymour Centre is presented by the Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards NSW and the NSW Department of Education and Communities.

OnSTAGE performances

The season of exemplary Drama performances from the 2014 Higher School Certificate will preview on Saturday 7 February and run from Monday 9 February to Friday 13 February 2015 at 1.30 pm and 7.30 pm in the York Theatre, Seymour Centre.

Writers OnSTAGE/OnSCREEN

Writers OnSTAGE/OnSCREEN features rehearsed readings by professional actors and directors of two scripts from individual projects of the Higher School Certificate Drama examination plus the screening of three exemplary videos. The readings and screenings will take place in the Everest Theatre, Seymour Centre from Wednesday 11 February to Friday 13 February 2015 at 10.30 am.

OnSTAGE exhibition

Exemplary individual projects by HSC Drama students will be on exhibition in the foyer of the Seymour Centre from Saturday 7 February to Friday 13 February 2015. Projects will include costume and set design, promotion and program, and theatre review.

Performance dates

7 February – 13 February 2015

Ticket prices (includes GST)

Performance Students Adults **
Preview OnSTAGE (Saturday 7 February 2015) $30.00 $34.00
OnSTAGE $34.00 $43.00
Writers OnSTAGE/OnSCREEN $25.00 $34.00
OnSTAGE + Writers OnSTAGE/OnSCREEN Package $55.00 $73.00
OnSTAGE Program 1 + Program 2 Package $62.00 $83.00
OnSTAGE Program 1 + Program 2 + Writers Package $85.00 $110.00

** One teacher admitted free for every 20 students booked.

Group booking form for schools will be available to download from the BOSTES website in mid-November 2014.

General (non-booking) inquiries: (02) 9367 8309

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Texstyle

Texstyle is an exhibition of Higher School Certificate Textiles and Design major projects.

For more information go to www.teansw.com.au or email tea@teansw.com.au.

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Young Writers Showcase

Young Writers Showcase is an anthology of some of the extraordinary Major Works in print, sound and visual media submitted for the HSC English Extension 2 course.

Copies of the Young Writers Showcase are available through the Board of Studies online shop.


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