Performing Arts

PLC Sydney has a vibrant and active music and performing arts community. The College is renowned for its strong background in drama, debating, music, public speaking and expressive speech.

The College is proud to boast a dedicated state-of-the-art performing arts venue – the McKeith Performing Arts Centre - that houses the Audrey Keown Theatre.

Students have many opportunities to become involved in the performing arts. 


Students interested in Drama can become involved through the curriculum or by participation in the following co-curricular activities:

  • Junior Drama Club
  • PLC Sydney Musical
  • Drama Company
  • Senior Drama Club
  • PLC Sydney Play


Students interested in Dance can become involved through the curriculum or by participation in the following co-curricular activities

  • Junior Dance Troupe
  • Senior Dance Troupe


The College boasts a strong Music curriculum and offers a broad range of co-curricular music activities:

  • Baroque Ensemble
  • Big Band
  • Chamber Choir
  • Chamber Music
  • Chamber Strings
  • College Choir
  • Concert Band
  • Madrigal Group
  • Pipes & Drums
  • Senior Bells
  • Senior Chamber Orchestra
  • Stage Band
  • Middle Years Symphony Orchestra 
  • Symphony Orchestra
  • Vocal Ensemble
  • Wind Ensemble

public speaking and debating

PLC Sydney students consistently perform well in public speaking competitions and the College has a strong reputation in this field. Students can become involved in the following co-curricular activities:

  • Private Speech
  • Public Speaking Competitions (internal and external)
  • Speak Up Club
  • Debating Society

To find out more about any of the Performing Arts available at PLC Sydney, please click here.