What’s On

DramaWest runs multiple professional development events throughout the year. Below is our current calendar of events for 2019. Please check back here regularly, as we may add events from time to time and update upcoming events.

Our 2019 calendar of events:


AGM & WA Curriculum Professional Development workshop and Call for Committee Nominations: 

Saturday 23rd February, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm AWST


Corpus Christi College

Murdoch Drive

Bateman, WA 6149


The 2019 DramaWest AGM will be accompanied by complimentary workshops exploring how teachers can maximise their teaching and assessment of the Drama curriculum (P-12)

THREE workshops will be offered for participants to select from:

– Primary (P-6) Drama;

– Middle School (7-10) Drama; and

– Updates to the Drama WACE syllabi (presented by Max Leech), and collaborative approaches in 11-12 Drama

Tea/coffee and light refreshments will also be provided.

This is a FREE event for current (2019) DramaWest financial members. If you are not currently a member, you can purchase membership here, or select the non-member ticket for this event, which includes 2019 single membership registration. When purchasing your ticket, please also select ONE from the relevant workshop options available.

You may find it useful to bring your laptop, or device, for this event. Wifi access will be made available.

Numbers are limited, so please click here to register and secure your place for the 2019 AGM.



Nominations for the 2019 committee are now open!

If you are interested in joining a fun and vibrant committee, please click on the link below (these should be received prior to the start of the AGM on 23rd February. Complete your nomination form here.

Check out the DramaWest Committee Role Descriptions here for more information.




2019 Drama Australia National Symposium: RENEWAL

Hosted by Drama Tasmania

Friday 21 June to Saturday 22 June / IMAS Building, 20 Castray Esplanade, Salamanca Waterfront, Hobart

On the Winter solstice and the final weekend of Tasmania’s iconic Dark Mofo festival, Australia’s drama education community will have the opportunity to gather.

A program of provocative and cutting-edge research and academic papers, alongside practical and breakout workshops, the Symposium will stimulate, regenerate and revive your thinking and practice.


For more information about the 2019 Drama Australia National Symposium, please click here.


student workshops

Student WACE Exam Preparation Workshops:

Thursday 11th & Friday 12th July

DramaWest will be providing a fantastic opportunity for Drama students completing the 2019 WACE examinations. DramaWest is offering a series of revision workshops in the July school holidays to help students prepare for both the written and practical exams.

The workshops will be conducted by experienced Drama educators and WACE examiners. This two day workshop will give students a practical understanding of how to do well in the external examination for Drama (practical and written).

For more information about the 2019 Student workshops and to secure your place, please click here.



Primary Workshop for Generalist Primary Teachers 

Tuesday 6th August

More information to come!



2019 State Conference

Saturday 30 November

More information to come!

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