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Tuesday, 20 Dec 2022

Prestigious Bell Scholarship award for TGS Graduate

Toowoomba Grammar School 2022 Year 12 graduate, Ryan Murphy is one of only four aspiring young actors who have been announced as the winners of a prestigious scholarship with renowned theatre company Bell Shakespeare. The 2022 John Bell Scholarship is a life-changing opportunity for young actors from regional Australia to learn from some of the country’s most accomplished actors, directors, and educators.   Ryan was selected alongside Joe Appleton from Ballarat Grammar, Victoria; Lilliana…

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Thursday, 15 Dec 2022

TGS Graduate Accepted to NIDA

Congratulations TGS Old Boy (2014-21) Hamish Wells, selected for the prestigious National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) for 2023. Hamish will be studying Musical Theatre. He is the second TGS student in two years to be accepted into NIDA, joining Harrison Mills (2015-21) who commenced his studies there at the start of 2022 for a Bachelor in Performing Arts, Film and Television. TGS was also recognised as Toowoomba's Most Successful Drama school at the Toowoomba Eisteddfod this year.Hamish…

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Thursday, 01 Sept 2022

TGS is The School of Rock

Toowoomba Grammar School is proud to play a leading role in the production of Toowoomba Choral Society’s major musical production for 2022 - "School of Rock". TGS has five staff, two students and a TGS Old Boy involved in the Production: TGS Director of Performance, Mr Mark Chalmers is the On-stage Band Mentor and Guitar 1 in the Pit Band which accompanies the show;TGS Teacher-in-Charge of Music Curriculum, Mrs Wendy Evans is the Musical Director;TGS Old Boy (2009-13), Christopher Thomson is…

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Wednesday, 20 July 2022

TGS Musician Selected for S.H.E.P

Some wonderful recognition for talented Year 8 musician, Finlay Waring. Finlay was offered a place in the prestigious State Honours Ensemble Program (SHEP) for Southeast Queensland. SHEP was held at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music in Brisbane from 15-17 July, with the first wo days consisting of workshops and rehearsals, culminating in a concert on the final day. Finlay was part of the wind ensemble, which was made up of 80 students and he was one of eight students playing 1st Clarinet.…

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Monday, 06 June 2022

Student's Script to the Stage

Toowoomba Grammar Acting Academy (TiGAA) performers are excited to take to the Empire Theatre stage to present a play written by one of our very own students. There are not many schools that can boast an entire production of this calibre being created solely by the students, and TGS is thrilled to support our talented young men and provide them with this opportunity. Greek Mythology for Millennials has been a three-year project by Year 12 student, Gabriel Donaldson. The work was shortlisted in…

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Monday, 09 May 2022

Future Film Stars at TGS

Toowoomba Grammar School could have the next Stephen Spielberg in its midst, with Year 11 student, Ben Rosenberg reconised at a National Film Festival for the second consecutive year. Ben won '2021 Best Director' at the Nextwave Youth Film Awards which were held in Coffs Harbour last week. The award was for his film ‘Time Macheen’ which also won the 'Best Film' for the 15-17 years category. Toowoomba Grammar School also won the Best School Spirit Award (1 of only 3 schools awarded), for their…

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