Matilda Jr The Musical - Photos

Drama isn’t just for the performer at heart at LJBC! We encourage students to use Drama as a tool to learn life skills. We build confidence, develop social skills and draw on emotional intelligence.

Students find their belonging through our College Productions!

For more information, contact the Director of Drama at Madelaine.Jones@ljbc.wa.edu.au

2024 Drama Events

- College Production of Matilda JR, performed to a public audience in the College Auditorium, Thursday 21 -Saturday 23 March
- Year 11 Drama Day
- Year 11-12 excursion to the Perth Festival
-Year 11-12 excursion to Performing Arts Perspectives
- Year 12 Drama specialist workshop with Feet First Collective
- Senior School Production auditions, Semester 2 date TBC
- Year 12 Drama Showcase, performed to parents and friends in the evening in PAT
- Year 9 Production, performed to a Primary audience during the day in Founders Hall


Biannual College Production Archive

- 2022 High School Musical
- 2020 The Little Mermaid
- 2018 Shrek The Musical Jr
- 2016 The Lion King Jr
- 2014 Peter Pan
- 2012 The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe
- 2010 Hurly Burly

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Awards and Achievements

Alumni students have entered the WA Academy of Performing Arts and performed in the Performing Arts Perspectives.
- Ethan Battle Diploma of Acting WAAPA
- Jake Battle Bachelor of Performing Arts at WAAPA
- Poppy Bloor Diploma of Acting at WAAPA
- Andrea Browning Arts Management course at WAAPA
- Ethan Churchill Musical Theatre and Dance at APAN
- George O’Doherty Best Youth in a play Winner at the Robert Finely Awards
- Petrus van Aswegen first place winner Monologue Category at the Joondalup Performing Arts Festival
- In 2016, the Year 12 Drama class achieved the highest results in ATAR Drama in the state

Drama Staff

Madelaine Jones Director of Drama

Madelaine is an experienced, creative and passionate teacher who has strengths in acting, directing and writing. She has studied at the Actors Centre, London, and completed an Advanced Acting Residency at the National Institute of Dramatic Arts. Madelaine graduated with Honours in Performing Arts at Curtin University following a double degree in Drama and Education at Edith Cowan University. Madelaine has directed the 2016-2022 College Productions. Outside of school, she is an established actor who works on the stage and screen. Madelaine is always looking to share her love for the Arts.

Eileen Devereux Drama Teacher

Eileen’s love for engaging students in Drama and the Arts grew from her experience touring Western Australian schools with a Theatre in Education program between 2005-2006. She went on to graduate from Edith Cown University with a double degree in Drama and Education. During this time, she also worked in promotions, both performing and managing groups around Perth. Eileen has been involved in College productions at LJBC in 2012, 2014, 2020 and 2022. Eileen has used her second passion, photography, to capture images of performances and create show posters for publicity. She is a professional photographer much in demand for family portraits.