USC announces official partnership with the Adelaide Fringe

Fringe with USC logo

USC announces official partnership with Adelaide Fringe

University Senior College is proud to announce its inaugural partnership with the 2016 Adelaide Fringe!


USC will be the official partner of the newly reformed YEP! program (Youth Engagement Program) alongside Channel 9 Adelaide.

YEP! aims to build the next generation of arts enthusiasts and practitioners – it’s the pathway to a creative and imaginative Fringe experience for all young people, from pre-school to 18 years, engaging them in different art forms through events, performances, exhibitions, workshops and backstage tours.

The YEP! team are back on board to support teachers, educators, youth workers and organisations to book Fringe shows and performances.  Sign up to the on-line mailing list

This will be the first time a high school has partnered with the iconic South Australian Event, allowing USC students and staff to participate in select festival events.

Current engagement activities for planned during this partnership University Senior College students include:

  • USC students and staff will participating in the Fringe Parade on Saturday 13th February 2016, with thanks to some support and input from renowned artist and choreographer Larissa McGowan who has offered her expertise to create a memorable Fringe Parade addition

Larissa McGowan with USC students in their first rehearsal for the Adelaide Fringe parade

  • USC students will be volunteering with the Children’s University young learners program at the Fringe aiming to engage children to embrace learning


• Active participation in the YEP! Program

Bob Holloway, USC Principal, says “We’re thrilled to be a part of the 2016 Adelaide Fringe which brings a world of performers and arts enthusiasts together, and more specifically, right to our doorstep, allowing for strong engagement for those students who are interested in the Creative and Expressive Arts”.

View the 2016 Adelaide Fringe Guide Online

For more information relating to University Senior College’s involvement with the 2016 Adelaide Fringe please contact:
Carmen Bishop
Director of Marketing & Community Engagement
University Senior College
The University of Adelaide
m: 0422 885 409
t: 08 8313 4988

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