Performing Arts

Our performing arts programs encourage students to build confidence and team work skills. 

Boasting specially built music and dance studios, Grace Lutheran College students are equipped with the tools and facilities to help their creativity flow.  

Grace Lutheran College offers an extensive performing arts program that spans Year 7 to Year 12. Students have the opportunity to study drama, dance, media and music both in the curriculum and as part of their co curricular activities. 

We believe that the study of the Performing Arts contributes strongly to personal growth through the development of emotional, physical and social skills, self-esteem, creativity and expression. 

Grace Lutheran College students who choose to study the Performing Arts present performance showcases throughout the year. These include Vocal, Dance and instrumental groups. Students can also take part in co curricular activities, such as school musicals, bands, plays, Performing Arts tours and Performing Arts competitions across Australia. 

Student performers can also join Grace Academy, an initiative of Grace Lutheran College, to further their music, drama and dance talents outside of the classroom. Grace Academy offers high quality performing arts programs, and the opportunity to with other schools, community groups, to the broader Moreton Bay regional community.

Performing Arts Programs


Grace Academy

Grace Academy is an exciting community initiative of Grace Lutheran College. It aims to promote the performing arts to students across North Brisbane and Moreton Bay through exciting music, dance and drama classes.

Grace Academy offers programs that encompass the traditional arts areas of dance, drama, media, music and visual art. It provides high quality arts experiences to our students and to the broader Moreton Bay regional community through tuition, ensembles, vacation programs and short courses.

Students from Grace Lutheran College are welcome to join Grace Academy and participate in their range of performing arts programs. Students can take part in co-curricular activities, such as dance troupes, school musicals and Concert Band, or curriculum subjects such as our Ignite Excellence: GAME ON Music Extension Program. Different dance, drama and music programs are available to students at our Rothwell and Caboolture campuses, and students may travel between the two campuses for certain programs and events. 

Students outside of the college can also join Grace Academy for after-school performing arts programs, including instrumental and dance classes. These are open to children of ANY age, starting from just 5 years old.

As part of our Partner Primary Schools Program, Grace Academy also offers a number of performing arts activities in the areas of music, dance and drama at Living Faith Lutheran Primary School (Murrumba Downs) and St Paul's Lutheran Primary School (Caboolture).

The Grace Academy staff are a passionate and energetic team of teachers and industry professionals who have a love for their art forms and take great joy in helping their students develop and share their gifts in an encouraging and protected environment. 

For further information about the Grace Academy Performing Arts programs, please contact us or email:

Mrs Rachel Howley
Director Grace Academy


Ignite Excellence

Grace Lutheran College offers a broad range of exciting programs for students who are academically gifted or show exceptional talent in particular learning areas. These gifted and talented programs cover English Literature, Mathematics, Science, Dance, Music, Sport, FLEX (Foreign Languages Excellence) and Robotics. 

Designed to engage and challenge passionate learners, these programs are built to meet the needs gifted and talented students by providing opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills and motivation required to excel in their area of talent. 

Some Ignite Excellence Programs (such as Mathematics, Science and English) are facilitated via specialised classes in those subject areas (during the timetabled school day). Other Ignite Excellence programs and opportunities are co curricular.  Ignite Excellence students also have the opportunity to attend a range of events (including our FIRST Lego League Robotics competitions) and receive mentoring in their area of talent. 

Grace Lutheran College’s Caboolture and Rothwell Campuses each offer a selection of Ignite Excellence Programs for students. These are tailored to meet the gifts and talents demonstrated across the cohort. 

Students must apply to take part in Grace Lutheran College’s Ignite Excellence Programs. Applications can be submitted to the Academic Enrichment team,

by the end of Term 2 of the year prior to entry.  Late applications are accepted all year, but subject to availability.


School Clubs

Students at Grace Lutheran College have the opportunity to pursue co-curricular activities across many different areas, including:

  • Academics
  • Creative Industries
  • Events
  • Lifestyle Technologies
  • Ministry
  • Performing Arts
  • Robotics
  • Sport
  • Service

These Co-curricular activities may take the form of official school clubs, sports teams, performance ensembles, weekly programs, special events, or other Grace-led initiatives. 

Grace students are always encouraged to make connections and take an active part in their community. For this reason, we make an active effort to provide an extensive list of opportunities to accommodate every student's gifts and talents.  

To see the full list of opportunities available at each campus, please review the Caboolture and Rothwell Co-curricular Offerings flyers.


Performing Arts Tours

At Grace, our performing arts programs extend far beyond the classroom.

Grace Academy is an exciting initiative of Grace Lutheran College.  It aims to promote the performing arts to students across North Brisbane and Moreton Bay through exceptional drama, dance and music programs. As part our Grace Academy performing arts programs, students can tour both internationally and across Australia.

Grace Academy students regularly tour with their orchestras, bands and dance troupes, and take part in various performing arts competitions. They also perform at community events, school events, and at our partner primary schools.

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