Friends of Dance and Dramatic Arts (FODDA) is a Firbank parent group who supports our talented dancers, actors, designers, directors, theatre technicians, crews and choreographers.  Firbank Old Grammarian, Melissa Madden Gray (‘Meow Meow’ – internationally acclaimed Actor / Dancer / Cabaret performer) is our Patron.

If you are the parent of a Firbank Drama or Theatre Studies student, or a student who participates in any  Firbank Dance events or Firbank School Productions, we warmly invite you to be a part of FODDA. To get involved or to find out more, please come to one of our meetings or contact


Presenting masterclasses in:

Hamilton-style Broadway Choreography • Musical Theatre Jazz • Contemporary • Audition Technique
Masterclasses are open to Junior and Senior boys and girls : $65 per student and $20 parent viewing tickets
To book for the Senior Session – click here
To book for the Junior Session – click here

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Presenting masterclasses in:
Hamilton-style Repertoire • Broadway Repertoire •
Movement for Music Theatre • Audition Technique / Mock Audition
$65.00 per student and $20 parent viewing tickets

To book – click here

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All welcome! You do not have to join the Committee to attend. Our meetings are held twice a term in the Hindley Board Room commencing 7.00 p.m. on the following Wednesdays in 2018:

2018 Meeting Dates

Term 3: 18 July & 5 September

Term 4: 7 Nov AGM & Ordinary Meeting



Office Bearers 2018

  • Cathy Yates – President
  • Nicki Bowers – Vice President
  • Angelique Kulling– Treasurer
  • Maryann Cain – Secretary

General Committee Members 2018

  • Karen Anscombe
  • Annette Davie-Smythe
  • Maria Gordon-Saker
  • Steven Gordon-Saker
  • Edwina Torrens


  • Belinda Darras
  • Nerissa McDonald
  • Monica Howard
  • Simone Dilena
  • Christine Harris
  • Bruce Keen
  • Jane Keen

+61 3 9591 5188

Girls Only, Years 7-12

Firbank Grammar

51 Outer Crescent
Brighton VIC 3186

Visit Senior Campus
+61 3 9591 5141

Girls Only, ELC 3 - Year 6

Firbank Grammar

51 Outer Crescent
Brighton Vic 3186

Visit Junior Campus, Brighton
+61 3 9533 5711

Co-educational, ELC 3 - Year 6

Firbank Grammar

45 Royal Avenue
Sandringham VIC 3191

Visit Junior Campus, Sandringham