Grace Lutheran College and Grace Academy are proud to present the 2018 Arts Fest - a month-long celebration of the Arts at the Rothwell Campus!


Past Students & Parents: Are you missing the good old days of Chamber Strings and Wind Symphony? Brush or blow away the cobwebs and you can be involved in this year's Strings and Wind Bands Showcase! Click here for more information


What: Jazz Night
When: Saturday 4 August 7:00pm
Where: Chapel
Cost: Adult $5, Concession $2

Join us for the opening event of Arts Fest 2018! Enjoy a wide selection of repertoire from classic jazz standards right up to contemporary popular works, all inspired by the stories they tell.  Experience Swing, Latin, Rock, vocal and instrumental styles, fast and slow.

What: Adults Art Workshop
When: Tuesday 7 August + Thursday 9 August 4:00-7:30
Where: V Block, V4
Cost: $90 (includes all art supplies, instruction, glassware, aprons & take home artwork. BYO wine)

Over two sessions you will create your own 91 x 61 cm mixed media canvas. Basic design for the collage will be covered in the first session, with placement of the collage, stencilling and placement of the texture medium. During the second session, acrylic colour will be thinly glazed over the work, and a drawing added with charcoal. The ink drawing will be placed and then the final glazing. By the end of the second afternoon, you masterpiece will be ready for signing and varnishing! Enjoy a glass of wine while you create at this adults workshop.

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What: Year 12 Drama Production "You Can't Take it with You"
When: Wednesday 8 & Thursday 9 August 5:30pm
Where: T Block
Cost: Adult $10, Concessions $6

The Year 12s' final class production is an adaption of Moss Hart & George S. Kaufman's "You Can't Take It With You".  At first the Sycamores seem mad.  In contrast to these delightful people are the unhappy Kirby's.  Young Tony Kirby and Alice Sycamore fall in love and the Kirby's come to dine at the Sycamore's on the wrong evening. Set in the 1930's, with the hustle and bustle of New York City nearby, these delightful characters are sure to make for a cheerful and light-hearted night at the theatre.

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What: Wearable Art + Art Exhibition
When: Friday 10 August 5:00pm
Where: V Block
Cost: FREE

The Wearable Art and Art Exhibition will feature guest artist Tricia Reust and another three local artists will be displaying their work in this exhibition. There will be Junior and Senior Artworks and Films on display in V Block.

Year 10 artwork will be featured and on display in V 1 and V2. There will also be a Wearable Art parade in V1 and V2 at 5pm and again at 5.30 pm.

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What: Strings Showcase
When: Saturday 18 August 7:00pm
Where: Chapel
Cost: Adult $5, Concession $2

Strings showcase will feature the wonderfully talented string players from String Ensemble and Chamber Strings groups from the Rothwell campus. They will perform a wide range of repertoire from the Baroque to modern Film music, with a number of works by Australian composers.

What: Wind Bands Showcase
When: Saturday 11 August 7:00pm
Where: Chapel
Cost: Adult $5, Concession $2

This Showcase event highlights the talented students of Wind Symphony and Concert Band. These ensembles were recently awarded gold and silver respectively at the highly contested Queensland Youth Music Awards. Wind Symphony were also awarded Third Place in the Advanced Secondary School Concert Band Section.

The featured music for this performance is a collection of classics of the Wind Band repertory such as Frank Tichelli’s An American Elergy, Chant Fantastique by Anne McGinty, as well as some family favourites inspired by popular movies.

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What: Youth Theatresports Workshop
When: Tuesday 14 August 3:30-4:30pm
Where: T Block
Cost: $35

Students will have the exciting opportunity to work with a tutor from Youth Theatresports Queensland in order to hone their comedic skills. If you are a student of Grace College who is interested in professional comedy or improvisation then this one hour workshop could be a great learning experience for you.

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What: Chamber Music Recital
When: Thursday 16 August 7:00pm
Where: M Block
Cost: FREE

The Chamber Music Recital presents the leading small ensembles from Rothwell campus alongside talented student groups from our Instrumental Tuition Program. Be prepared to hear the sparkle of the Woodwind Ensemble, the fanfare of the Brass Ensemble, and see the sticks fly as Percussion Ensemble close out the event.

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What: Dance Showcase
When: Tuesday 21 August 6:30pm
Where: Redcliffe Cultural Centre
Cost: Adult $15, Concession $10

This exciting annual event features the National winning talent of Grace College dancers, both from our curriculum and co-curricular classes and troupes. The event features styles from across the globe, and showcases both professional and student-choreographed work. A highlight of the evening, is the presentation of the Andrea Murray Memorial Award for Service through Dance. Come and share the joy of Dance in 2018!

What: Vocal Showcase
When: Saturday 25 August 7:00pm
Where: Chapel
Cost: Adults $5, Concession $2

A fabulous end to our month-long celebration of The Arts! Featuring Concert Choir, Senior Vocal Group, this will be an evening packed with familiar music from various styles.