Stu­dents take part in arts event

Isis Town and Country - - News -

IT’S Queens­land's largest youth per­form­ing arts event.

Cre­ative Gen­er­a­tion – State Schools On­stage this year cel­e­brated its 11th year.

The Bris­bane Con­ven­tion and Ex­hi­bi­tion Cen­tre (BCEC) hosted the per­for­mances on Fri­day, July 17, and Satur­day, July 18.

A mix of mu­si­cal gen­res was cov­ered by the stu­dents, in­clud­ing, rock, pop, mu­si­cal theatre, hip hop and jazz.

Par­tic­i­pants this year in­cluded 600 dancers, 600 cho­ris­ters and 65 sym­phony or­ches­tra mem­bers.

The film and stage crew range in age from Prep to Year 12.

Over 100 schools took part in this year’s event.

Two lo­cal schools took part this year, Childers State School and Isis Dis­trict State High School.

Twenty-three stu­dents from Gin Gin and Wallav­ille State Schools trav­elled to Bris­bane.

The cast was made up of 1500 stu­dents from across Queens­land.

The con­fi­dence, self-es­teem and knowl­edge gained by the stu­dents helps pre­pare them for life be­yond the school gate

Cre­ative Gen­er­a­tion will be shown on Chan­nel 10 on De­cem­ber 12 at 2.30pm

PER­FORM­ERS: Stu­dents at the Cre­ative Gen­er­a­tion – State Schools.

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