Last week, Paper Planes workshops took place in all Primary Art lessons, as part of Bialik Arts Festival week. These workshops were a great hit with the students, who enjoyed creating and making their individual pieces, which were then assembled into a beautiful and unique art installation displayed in the Primary School corridor. The workshops were led by Artist-in-Resident Chieko
The annual B’nei B’rith Jewish Youth Art Competition announced its winners recently and we are proud to share that six Bialik students won prizes and have their artwork displayed at the exhibition which is at Glen Eira Town Hall. Mazel tov to Anoushka R, Year 7 for sculpture; Emili S, Year 12 for sculpture; Joshua M, Year 12 for oil
Opening with the Year 4 dance show (Tues 30 July), ‘So You Think You Can Dance’, Bialik, once again, celebrated the arts in our annual arts festival. Visiting artist Chieko Hester worked with all Primary students on the Paper Plane project, soon to be revealed as an art installation in the Primary building, while the ELC engaged in Israeli dancing
All Bialik Rising Star 8 competitors shone brightly on Tuesday 6 August. Adjudicators Megan Papworth, Robert Varno and Rita Satch all attested to the exceptionally high vocal standard, which made their task a difficult one! Playing to a full house, against the majestic backdrop of The National Theatre, the singers were more than ably supported by a talented pool of
The second and final Soiree of the year, the Winter Soiree, was held last Tuesday in front of an appreciative audience. The Soiree included performances by students in Years 2-12 on a wide variety of instruments, encompassing many different instrumental/vocal styles and genres, including Pop, Jazz, Traditional, Classical and Musical Theatre. The performances were a testimony to the hard work
On Tuesday 16 July, the Year 6 cohort had a wonderful day visiting the Calder exhibition at NGV and an art-making workshop at ACCA. They had fun exploring the exhibition and their own creativity!
The Shakespeare Club runs on Wednesdays at lunchtime in the Drama Studio. It is led by Gilad Gadish (Year 9), who brings a wealth of experience gained from his learning with the Australian Shakespeare Company. This lunchtime club has proven to be very popular with the Primary children and on Friday 7 June, the group presented a scene from Twelfth
On Thursday 13 June, the Year 7 cohort were introduced to the Ballroom Dancing program that takes place each year as part of our annual Bialik Arts Festival. In this first session, Tony Keeble, our Seussical choreographer, successfully taught everyone the Salsa. We look forward to the students presenting their dances to their parents and grandparents on Friday 2 August
On Thursday 6 June, the Year 7 Drama Elective classes proudly showcased Carlo Goldoni’s The Servant of Two Masters to an audience of family and friends. For this show, the Drama Studio was converted into an Italian Trattoria restaurant and the audience dined on their BYO picnic, while being entertained by students who played a range of comic characters with confidence
Last week, the Year 9 Israel Through Drama students presented ‘Night of the Notables’ to an appreciative audience. The talented crew brought a range of Israeli celebrities from the the past and present to life in what was an intriguing and entertaining event.