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The School Musical 2024016F

Nov 12, 2024 - Dec 31, 2024

$770 Enrol

Full course description

Date and time

Wednesday 20 November, 9.30 am to 3.30 pm

Delivery mode

In-person at ISV, 40 Rosslyn St, West Melbourne


Teacher, Head of Performing Arts, Production Manager


Looking to register more than one person? Contact us at isLearn to arrange a group discount for your school.

This one-day workshop will assist you in planning, organising, designing and promoting your upcoming show. You will connect with people who are or have been in the same position as you, providing you with targeted advice on how to tackle each and every challenge you may have. The workshop will be highly interactive, with experienced members of the performing arts community available to provide instant hints, feedback, and to be your ‘guide on the side’. The workshop will make sure you cover all the bases involved in bringing your community together to support one of the biggest highlights on the school calendar.

“We gained access to exemplary "best practice" and walked away feeling confident that remarkable performances are not impossible.” Previous participant

“The structure of the workshop, the presenter’s knowledge and approach to delivering the information, and the duration of the day were all impeccable.” Previous participant

Key takeaways

  • processes for choosing and applying for a show that suits your context
  • templates for planning and coordination of rehearsals, staff, parents and external experts
  • options for music provision
  • design tips for the creation of costumes, props, sets and lighting
  • contacts for hiring costumes, sets, lights
  • marketing and publicity ideas and processes.

Presenter information

Will Hanley

Will Hanley is currently an Innovation & Learning Leader at Independent Schools Victoria. Prior to his current role, he taught across a range of subject areas, holding various leadership positions, including Head of Department and Head of House. Will leads Wayfinder in Australia and New Zealand - a program that assists young people and adults in developing meaning, purpose and belonging in their lives. He is a Feuerstein Instrumental Enrichment Facilitator and runs innovationXdesign. Will has a passion for assisting young people to strive and thrive in multiple endeavours, challenging students to create and collaborate in order to comment on and positively contribute to the society in which they live.


Link(s) to relevant VRQA Standards 

  • Curriculum and Student Learning – Student learning outcomes