HSC Showcase Season
The annual HSC Showcase Season celebrates student achievement by reflecting on the creativity and innovation of HSC students. Learn more about each event and find resources from current and past showcase seasons.
2024 HSC Showcases
Find dates and information about the 2024 HSC showcases.
|7 February 2024
|Hazelhurst Arts Centre
|10 February 2024
|Tamworth Regional Gallery
|24 February 2024
|Penrith Regional Gallery
|11 May 2024
|Ngununggula | Retford Park Southern Highlands Regional Gallery
|18 May 2024
|Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery
|7 June 2024
|Cowra Regional Art Gallery
|18 August 2024
|ARTEXPRESS Virtual Gallery
Priority school bookings for CALLBACK can be made from Tuesday 28 November 2023 on the Seymour Centre website.
General public bookings open on Tuesday 5 December 2023.
Stage 6 student workshops will be held on Thursday 15 and Friday 16 February 2024, at the Seymour Centre.
- When: 4 March 2024
- Where: Sydney Opera House
How to book
The Sydney Opera House Box Office will manage ticket bookings. If you need more information after the booking form has been released on 15 December 2023, please contact:
Phone: 02 9367 8309
To order your tickets:
- fill out on the ENCORE showcase booking form (PDF 169.12KB).
- confirm your contact details, the performance you would like to attend and the number of tickets you need
- after you complete the form, submit it to the Sydney Opera House Box Office:
- via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
- by post to GPO Box 4274, Sydney NSW 2001, Australia.
Once processed, you will receive by email a booking confirmation and tax invoice with a ‘payment due’ date. It is the teacher’s responsibility to forward the tax invoice to the school’s accounts department for payment.
Change your booking
Changes to your booking must reach the Box Office by the ‘payment due’ date. The Box Office cannot alter numbers after this date has passed.
The Box Office must receive your payment by the ‘payment due’ date. If not, they will automatically release your booking.
If your payment needs to be processed through the Department of Education Finance Shared Services (EDConnect), submit your payment request to EDConnect.
If you have questions relating to EDConnect, contact EDConnect directly.
Phone the Box Office on 02 9250 7777 to pay by credit card.
Electronic funds transfer (EFT)
See your tax invoice for instructions.
Make your cheque payable to Sydney Opera House Trust and mail it to:
Sydney Opera House Ticketing – Encore
GPO Box 4274
Sydney NSW 2001
Please note: The Sydney Opera House Box Office will post your tickets to the address provided on the booking form after they have received the full payment.
Alternatively, you can collect your tickets from the Box Office at least 1 hour before the performance.
General public tickets go on sale 30 January 2024.
SHAPE will open at Pier 2/3, Walsh Bay Arts Precinct on 19 March.
Dates and times
9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Saturday, 19 March to 17 May.
Groups larger than 30 will need to pre-register by contacting email@example.com.
Please note: The exhibition will be closed to the public during seminar sessions.
Year 12 Seminars
- When: 21 March to 27 March (excluding weekends)
- Where: Pier 2/3, Walsh Bay Arts Precinct, Sydney
- Cost: $36 per student or teacher. 1 free ticket is provided for teachers per 20 students booked.
Book your tickets for:
Year 11 Seminars
- When: 6 May to 10 May
- Where: Pier 2/3, Walsh Bay Arts Precinct, Sydney
Bookings for the Year 11 Seminars will open in March.
2024 HSC Showcase Launch and Performance Preview
The 2024 Showcase Launch and Performance Preview was held on Monday 5 February at the Roslyn Packer Theatre, with a special preview of performances selected for the CALLBACK, OnSTAGE and Encore showcases.
Watch a recording of the event:
Watch a preview of the 2024 HSC Showcase Season:
On Monday 18 March, the opening of the SHAPE exhibition will be celebrated at an event held at Pier 2/3 Walsh Bay Arts Precinct. More details will be available closer to the event date.
On Wednesday 7 February, the opening of the ARTEXPRESS showcase will be celebrated at an event held the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
2023 HSC students selected for ARTEXPRESS will be invited to their respective gallery openings throughout the year.
Nominations and selections
View the list of 2023 HSC showcase students under the 'Selections' tab.
Performance nominations for OnSTAGE, Encore and Callback were sent to schools and students on 18 September 2023.
Design and Technology, Industrial Technology and Textiles and Design nominations for SHAPE were sent to schools and students on 16 October 2023.
Visual Arts nominations for ARTEXPRESS were sent to schools and students on 6 November 2023.
English Extension Two nominations for Young Writers Showcase were sent to schools and students on 11 January 2024.
View the list of students selected for an HSC showcase:
File2023 HSC Showcase student list (PDF 783.98KB)
Explore resources from current and past showcases.
Explore the OnSTAGE Masterclasses featuring students in this year’s HSC showcase.
Explore the ENCORE Masterclasses featuring students in this year’s HSC showcase.
Find digital resources for Dance on the NSW Department of Education website.
2023 HSC Showcase Launch
On Thursday 2 February NSW Government representatives presented the 2022 HSC students in the 2023 HSC showcase season at a ceremony held at the Seymour Centre, Sydney.
Watch a recap of the 2023 HSC showcase season:
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Recap of 2023 HSC Showcase season launch
With 3000 nominations from across creative arts and technology subjects, over 400 students across NSW have been selected to showcase their incredible major works from the 2022 HSC in this year’s HSC Showcase season.
From visual arts, dance, drama, music and design and technology, there is so much talent to be inspired by. The HSC Showcase season is now on! Visit the NSW Education Standards website to book your tickets to a performance showcase today!