Events

Throughout the year CAPTIVATE holds a number of events and performances featuring our talented primary and secondary students across dance, drama, music and visual arts. We encourage you to learn more about our programs.

Book a ticket now to one or more of our upcoming events


New Parliamentary Friendship group makes Catholic Schools the focus!

PARLIAMENTARY Friends of Catholic Schools was recently launched at NSW Parliament House. More than 150 NSW Members of Parliament and Catholic leaders including Diocese of Parramatta Bishop Most Reverend Vincent Long Van Nguyen OFM Conv DD and Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta Executive Director Greg Whitby attended the event. Read more...

CAPTIVATE drama students get in touch with their funny side

During the October holidays four Captivate Drama Hub and Ensemble students took the opportunity to participate in the Australian Theatre for Young People’s Comedy Masterclass program, which resulted in them showing off their funny side to family and friends. Read more...

2018 Showcase Photos and Highlights are now available!

2018 Showcase photos & highlights are now available! A full video of the Wednesday night performance will follow in term 4.

Captivate shines during spectacular showcase performance!

Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta students had the opportunity to shine when the Captivate performing and creative arts program recently hosted its 10th Anniversary Showcase at Quaycentre, Sydney Olympic Park. Read more...

Showcase your design talents and WIN

Calling all students - you’re invited to showcase your talent by creating a design to celebrate CAPTIVATEs 10 year anniversary for your chance to WIN a Eckersley’s $250, $150 or $100 voucher.

Calling all Alumni!

Calling all CAPTIVATE alumni! Have you left school? Are you interested in being part of CAPTIVATE's 10th anniversary Showcase?

2018 After School Dance Ensemble

CAPTIVATE Dance After School Ensemble is ready to begin for 2018! Over the course of the year we will be exploring different dance styles through a series of modules, starting with 5 weeks of Hip Hop in term 1. The Ensemble is suitable for all students from years 4-12.

Music in the mountains

The University of Sydney’s Conservatorium of Music Early Music Ensemble and Chamber Choir, presented by CAPTIVATE, played at St Columba's Springwood to the delight of students. Read more...

2017 CAPTIVATE Immersion Auditions

CAPTIVATE Immersion is a week-long program for talented students which takes place in week 8 & 9 of term 4. This program is targeted at exceptional music, dance and drama students, enabling them to experience a rigorous program extending and exposing them to challenging performance outcomes. Auditions are 24th - 26th October.

2017 Showcase tickets on sale now

Come and join us for seven nights of amazing performances showcasing the talents of our music, dance and drama students.