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M Mitso - Dance/Drama

Maxine Mitsopoulos

  Bachelor of Arts (Dance/Theatre) Bachelor of Education UNSW


Providing quality teaching since 2007


Subjects taught at APHS

Special Education (2008 - 2011) Stages 4 - 6

Dance (2010 - current) Stages 4 - 6

Drama (2015 - current) Stages 5 & 6

G&T Dance Ensemble - APHS & PPS (2012 - current)


Areas of expertise

Dance (Contemporary/Urban)



HSC marking experience

Dance (Practical + Written) & Drama (Practical)


Mission Statement

  • Opportunities & Extra-curricular Programs
    Schools Spectacular Hip Hop Ensemble for Stage 5-6 students @ Qudos Bank Arena. APHS has been involved in Spec since 2010 - 2019. Spec has been instrumental in the development of our students’ dance training & careers & thus, has featured our male students in the DEC Arts Unit’s State Dance Festival and Urban Dance Crew. NB: Schools Spec has been suspended due to Covid. 

  • Celebrating the Arts Festival @ Parramatta Riverside Theatre 2010 - 2019. This is a regional initiative which celebrates the talents of Primary & Secondary schools within the Parramatta region. Dance students in stage 4-6 are involved in this initiative. NB: CTA has been suspended due to Covid. 

  • APHS Performing Arts night @ Parramatta Riverside Theatre has been the highlight of the CAPA calendar since 2011 - 2016. This night showcases CAPA performing arts students in all years. We are hopeful in the coming years to showcase the talents of CAPA students. 

  • HSC STUDY DAYS for core content & major projects. 

  • Excursions to ONSTAGE & CALLBACK - Showcase of exemplary HSC works @ Seymour Centre. 

  • Belvoir Theatre partnership - Free workshops for HSC IP & GP components.

  • Industry professionals - Providing workshops to students & additional support for HSC DANCE MAJOR PERFORMANCE students. 

  • TheatreSports Competition - Improv game competition for Stage 6 Drama students. APHS placed 3rd in their region in May, 2018. 

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