Newtown High School of the Performing Arts

Excellence, Creativity & Equity

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School Contacts

Newtown High School of the Performing ArtsNHSPA

King Street, Newtown NSW 2042
PO Box 785, Newtown NSW 2042
Ph: +61 02 9519 1544
Fax: + 61 02 9519 1657
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Newtown High School of the Performing Arts  is one of the leading specialist performing arts high schools in Australia enjoying a national and international reputation for excellence in the creative and performing arts. Each year the school auditions students from all over NSW in dance, music and drama for intakes in Year 7 and 11 as well as enrolling in-area students. All members of the school community are committed to the core values of the school which are creativity, excellence and equity.

The school is committed to excellence in student education by providing a challenging curriculum and a range of cocurricular and extra-curricular activities that enhance the talent of its students. Co-curricular programs are an extension of the curriculum in the performing arts. The school runs approximately 50 co-curricular activities with companies or ensembles in dance, music, drama and visual arts. Students are also offered a range of opportunities to participate in extra-curricular activities such as debating, mock trial and a range of sporting events. The school aims to develop skilled, creative and self-motivated students who thrive in a tolerant, supportive and creative school environment.

NSW Department of Education and Communities



To contact a member of staff directly:

Please access the Staff Directory

For other enquires, please choose from one of the three options below.

# Name Position
1 General Enquiries
2 Enrolments (Auditions)
3 Enrolments (Local)


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Latest Events

Thu Jun 27
Year 11 2020 auditions
Thu Jun 27 @08:00AM - 09:00PM
In the Spotlight Dance Festival
Fri Jun 28
Year 7 2020 auditions
Mon Jul 01
Year 10 Work Experience

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