Term 1

Week 3


Notification of 2018 Festival emailed to all schools in Penrith and Blue Mountains  Districts plus invited schools. Website activated for registration.

Week 5 

Monday 26th February

Closing day for  School Registration Form. Audition applications open.

Week 7

Friday 16th March 

Closing date for Audition Application form which includes Music To Be Used and Acceptance of Handbook/Guidelines.

Please note: Late applications will not be accepted into the festival.

Check your school calendar and the principal and staff to ensure you are able to audition on  the dates and times you nominate as we cannot accept changes once the audition schedule has been done. 

Term 2

Week 1


Audition Notification from the committee sent to coordinators. 

Weeks 1- 5

Friday 25th May final day for: 

Copyright Form/s to be submitted. 

Dance Details Form to be submitted.

Rehearsal and Performance Preferences Form to be submitted.


Please note: Dances will not be considered for audition if these forms have not been correctly and completely submitted by the due date.


Week 8


Mon 18th June   Tues 19th June    Wed 20th June

Thurs 21st  June   Fri 22nd June  

Week 9

Mon 25th June   Tues 26th June  Wed 27th June



Term 3  

Week 1

Monday 23rd July 

Rehearsal and Performance Notification sent to coordinators

Week 3

Friday 10th August

Final day for RSVP for principal's complimentary ticket. 

week 5

Monday 20th August

Ticket sales commence 


Thursday 23rd August

WH&S Meeting Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre 4pm



Week 6

Monday 27th August

Tuesday 28th August

Wednesday 29th August





Week 7

Monday 3rd September

Matinee Performance/s 

​Twilight Performance

Evening Performance 


Tuesday 4th September

Matinee Performance/s

Twilight Performance 

Evening Performance 


Wednesday 5th September

Matinee Performance/s 

Twilight Performance 

Evening Performance 


Thursday 6th September

Matinee Performance

Evening Performance 


Friday 7th September

Evening Performance