With the first 2019 Schools Spectacular rehearsal declared a success, performers from across the North Coast and Mid-North Coast are fully focused on the countdown to show week.
With the four Schools Spectacular shows locked in to Qudos Bank Arena at Sydney's Olympic Park on Friday, 22 (11am, 7.30pm) and Saturday, 23 (1pm, 7.30pm) November, the showtime adrenaline is starting to build.
Schools Spectacular brings together a galaxy of talent includes 40 Featured Performers, an incredible 100-piece symphony orchestra, stage band, 2700-voice choir, 2300 amazing dancers, the D'Arts Ensemble disability program, the Aboriginal Dance Company, puppets and an indispensable behind-the-scenes team.
For the first time in the show's 36-year history dozens of regional and rural schools took advantage of the opportunity to link in with more than a thousand performers who flocked to Qudos Bank Arena for the first massed dance rehearsal.
Together the online performers and the dancers on the arena stage went through the paces of the iconic finale widely recognised as the jewel in the crown of the Schools Spectacular.
Co-Executive Producer, Rosemary Davis was delighted by the how well the rehearsal came together.
"It was the best ever," Ms Davis said.
"Everyone was just amazing and there was an exciting energy with every performance.
"The success of the rehearsal is a great start and a huge motivation as the pace of practise gathers momentum for schools and ensembles.
"We're very excited how the show is coming together."
Ms Davis said the theme of this year's Schools Spectacular is STARS.
Port Macquarie-Hastings schools involved include Camden Haven High School and Hastings Secondary College, Westport Campus.
Tickets for the show are still available through Ticketek, but book soon to avoid disappointment.
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