A major production is held annually in conjunction with Scots College for the students in the Middle or Senior School. In 2017 QMC produced a highly successful Beauty and the Beast, and in 2018 Scots College staged Shrek the Musical.
The 2019 musical will be Into the Woods, and it will be staged on April 3,4,5,6
Auditions are invited from students in Years 9 – 13.
Auditions will take place in week 0 (ie before school starts) on Jan 24 and 26, and rehearsals will be held every Sunday from Jan 27 through to production week which is April 1-6.
Audition details are on the QMC website.
Audition registrations are now closed
The rehearsal/performance schedule is as follows:
- Sunday Jan 27
- Sunday Feb 3
- Sunday Feb 10
- Sunday Feb 17
- Sunday Feb 24
- Sunday March 3
- Sunday March 10
- Sunday March 17
- Sunday March 24
- Sunday March 31
- Monday April 1 Tech rehearsal
- Tuesday April 2 Dress rehearsal
Performance 1 - Wednesday April 3
Performance 2 - Thursday April 4
Performance 3- Friday April 5
Performance 4- Saturday April 6
Past productions have included Joseph and his Technicolor Dreamcoat, Sound of Music, 90 Years of Broadway, Fame, Annie, Aladdin and Grease. Every year there are Drama productions put on by the NCEA Drama classes. Musical productions have also been undertaken in the Junior School on alternate years, the most recent being Of Mice and Mozart in 2009, Red Riding Hoodie in 2011, and the Swan Queen in 2014.