Drama students take on tragedy

Great to see some of our wonderfully talented Cathedral boys playing leading roles in this terrific performance.

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A student drama ensemble has taken less than 40 hours to bring Shakespearian tragedy Julius Caesar to life for a peer audience.

The group used minimal props – two tables, 10 chairs, Romanesque sashes and beanies – to perform the political thriller over a week to audience of Years 8 to 11 students.

The Sydney Catholic Schools Performing Arts’ 2015 Senior TheatreWorks production is performed by 15 students in Year 9 to 11 from seven schools within the Sydney Archdiocese – Aquinas Catholic College Menai, Marist College Eastwood, Holy Spirit Catholic College Lakemba, St Mary’s Cathedral College Sydney, Bethlehem College Ashfield, De La Salle Caringbah, and Christian Brothers High School Lewisham.

Joseph Killalea, a Year 10 student at Holy Spirit Catholic College Lakemba, played the title role of Caesar. His classmates saw the performance, followed by a Q&A session, on November 24 at the school’s theatre. He shared that he…

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