Top Class Regional 2024: Dance, Drama and Theatre Studies Concert & Forum

Presented by Victorian Curriculum Assessment Authority

Event Date 2024-04-16T00:00:00

For the first time, the VCAA is bringing Top Class concerts to regional Victoria. Audiences will enjoy a selection of top performing VCE Drama, Theatre Studies, and Dance students from 2023. 

Concert | Tuesday 16 April | 10am | GPAC Main Theatre | From $12.00

This dynamic concert features breath-taking dances, and original and scripted dramatic monologues that demonstrates the imagination and originality of emerging Victorian dancers, actors, and theatre makers. 

Top Class Regional 2024: Dance, Drama and Theatre Studies is sure to be a mesmerising concert representing young dancers, actors, and theatre makers from across Victoria. The concert features a range of VCE VET Dance styles; both VCE Dance Skills-based and Composition solos; and a range of VCE Drama and Theatre Studies monologues, designs, and interpretations. 

Compered by curriculum experts, the concert provides a range of examples of top performing students and insights into preparing for VCE performance examinations. This is an opportunity to enjoy a brilliant and eclectic concert suitable for all ages. 

Full program will be available in mid February 2024. Visit: www.vcaa.edu.au/seasonofexcellence 

Part of the VCE Season of Excellence 2024, presented by the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority. 

VCE Inspo Forum | Tuesday 16 April | 12.30pm | GPAC Little Theatre | Free

Want to get your VCE studies off to a flying start? This specially developed forum features guest artist Andi Snelling and a Q & A panel including VCE Top Class alumni and a curriculum expert.    

The VCE ‘Inspo’ Forum consists of an insightful thirty-minute Ted Talk-style session by special guest artist Andi Snelling. Andi will provide specific examples from their own work and crucial strategies to generate, explore and consolidate elite creative ideas from their inception.   

This will be followed by a fifty-minute Q & A session, where students and teachers can directly engage with an experienced panel featuring VCE Top Class student alumni, a curriculum expert, and special guest artist Andi Snelling.   

Facilitator, Andi Snelling:

Andi Snelling is a multi-award-winning performer, writer, director, and dramaturg. She is a gifted creator, physical artist and actor known for her raw honesty, quirky humour, and no-holds-barred performance style. Andi was an Australia Council for the Arts Future Leader 2022 and is a highly sought-after speaker and facilitator. 


Tuesday 16 April

10am & 12.30pm
GPAC Main Theatre & GPAC Little Theatre

Adult $14
Student $14
Concession* $12
Teacher** Free
Two Concert Package - Adult/Student*** $12.50
Two Concert Package - Concession*** $10.50

Additional Information


Duration: 125 minutes, including 20 minute interval

*Concession: Includes Healthcare and Veteran's Affair cards. Does not include Students. 

**Teacher: Includes 1 free Teacher Ticket per every 10 students booked. Maximum of 2 Teacher Tickets can be booked per group booking.

Two Concert Package: Purchase tickets for both concerts at a discounted rate. Only available for purchase through Box Office in person or call 03 5176 3333

COVID Policy: Ticketholders can seek a refund up to 5 days prior to any performance date they are unable to attend due to COVID isolation. 

VCE Inspo Forum:

Duration: 90 minutes, including a 10 minute interval.

*Please note that the Drama, Dance and Theatre Studies Inspo Forum is only available to VCE students and educators.* 

Image Credit: Happy-Go-Wrong production still - Jade Ellis