MDDA

A unique school-within-the-school

Merensky High School's unique MDDA (Music, Dance, Drama and Art School) operates under the governing body.

Highly qualified coaches provide an opportunity for students to develop their full potential and exploit their talents with 26 classes per year.

Depending on the student's timetable, some classes are offered during school hours and other after school.

 


  

Extra-curricular exams that can be taken:

UNISA
ALMSA
ROYAL SCHOOL OF MUSIC
TRINITY COLLEGE
RAD
IADT
ROCKSCHOOLS PIANO


MDDA News

Golden tickets for Plasie dancers

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PHOTO: TROPHY: BEST GROUP AND GOLDEN TICKETS Renate Botha, Joha du Toit, Celia Duvenhage (coach), Eyre Koekemoer and Tenia Albertyn. On Saturday 25 August, numerous Merensky High School dancers had the opportunity to compete in a Limpopo Dance Fusion competition, held in Tzaneen. A total of seven local studios accepted this challenge over eighteen categories. Liam O’Brien (grade 10) did exceptionally well. Not only did he receive a golden ticket, which enables him to compete for the South African team at the international Get the Beat competition in Singapore, but received an award for the most dynamic dancer, as well as the trophy for the best overall acrobatic dance. Liam…
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Plasies burn the dance floor

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PHOTO: MEDALISTS Abbigail Caldeira, Handy Mosila, Jeandré Joubert, Crystal Kirstein and Luzaan Spies. Dancers from Merensky High School’s MDDA took part in a Solo-Latina competition in Tzaneen on Saturday, 28 July. 5 Dance schools competed and the Plasies burned the dance floor. Congratulations to Jeandré Joubert in grade 11 who achieved a gold medal in Latin, a silver medal in NRG and bronze in Hip-Hop. Handy Mosila in grade 10 is a man who knows his Hip Hop and earned a gold medal for his skill. Another grade 10 dancer, Crystal Kirstein, acquired gold for NRG and two bronzes for Latin and Classic. Abbigail Caldeira, grade 9, participated in the…
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MDDK-talent skitter

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FOTO: Zayana Moosa, Ntsakisi Shingange en Amelia Booth maak gereed vir hul optrede. Op Woensdag, 10 Mei, het die MDDK, Hoërskool Merensky se unieke kunsteskool, die eerste “Thrilling”-geleentheid van 2018 in die skoolsaal aangebied.  ‘n Groot aantal akteurs, sangers, musikante en dansers het die gehoor vermaak met hul talent. Soos gebruiklik, het die aand ook gesorg vir ‘n aantal eerstes: die fotografieklas het ‘n uitstalling gehad van interessante foto’s, terwyl die kunsstudente elkeen ‘n potloodskets van ‘n wilde dier vertoon het. Die kraakvars-klankspan was ene ywer en het Murphy sleg op sy neus laat kyk. Allerlei kunstenaars het die planke behoorlik laat praat met goed afgeronde en aanskoulike items. Dit…
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