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Youth events

Schools on Stage 2023 

The 11th Annual Schools on Stage will be held on Thursday 14 September 2023 at Bunjil Place Theatre, hosted by Jude York and Jael Wena. 

Local secondary colleges will be selected to perform two songs from their school musical in an eisteddfod style event. Students will benefit from the chance to gain additional performance experience, as well as meeting like-minded peers from other schools and be recognised for their talent and effort. 

This year we have nine schools competing in the Premier Division: 

  • Casey Grammar School – The Little Mermaid 
  • Cranbourne East Secondary College – Shrek the Musical 
  • Cranbourne West Secondary College – Moana Jr 
  • CREST Education - Hairspray 
  • Fountain Gate Secondary College – Aladdin Jr 
  • Kambrya College – Matilda the Musical Jr 
  • Maranatha Christian School – 42nd Street 
  • Nossal High School – Legally Blonde Jr 
  • St Francis Xavier College – The Wizard of Oz 

 Tickets are available now at

Thank you to the major sponsor of Schools on Stage Music Theatre International Australasia for their ongoing support. 

For further information, please contact City of Casey Customer Service on 9705 5200.

Casey Creations Creative Arts Competition 2023 

Casey Creations is a creative arts competition for young people in Grade 5 – Year 12 who live, work or study within the City of Casey. This annual competition is an exciting opportunity to celebrate the talent of students and to showcase their ability to the broader community.  

The competition is split into three categories:  

  • Visual Arts   
  • Photography 
  • Young People with Disability – Photography & Visual Arts 

There is no theme for the competition, so young people are encouraged to be creative!   Age categories for the competition are:  

  • Junior - Grades 5 and 6 (or age equivalent)  
  • Intermediate - Years 7 to 9 (or age equivalent)  
  • Senior - Years 10 to 12 (or age equivalent)  

Entries close Friday 13 October at 5pm.

How to submit work 

Entry is FREE!  Complete an online entry form for each piece of work here (maximum of two entries per person) . Terms and conditions of entry apply and can be found on the online entry form.

Fresh Words Young Writers Competition 2023

The Fresh Words Young Writers Competition has now closed. Entrants will be contacted with results in June and the award winners will be posted on the Casey Youth Services Facebook.

Music and art groups

The City of Casey has purpose-built performing arts rehearsal centre called The Factory. Please visit this dedicated page for information about music and art groups. 

FReeZA Committee – IGN!TE Entertainment 

IGN!TE Entertainment provides opportunities for young people (12 – 25 years) to assist with the planning, organisation, and delivery of Casey’s FReeZA events for other young people living within the City of Casey to enjoy. All events are drug, alcohol and smoke-free in supervised and safe venues.

If you have an interest in music, event management or are looking to have your say about what events should be held in Casey, then apply by filling out this FReeZA Application form.

For further information please contact the City of Casey 9705 5200. Applications are to be returned by February 24 2023 to the Youth Engagement Officer, Kim Hynes via - [email protected]

Youth services program

Council is offering a variety of programs and activities for Casey youth. View the following documents for more information:

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