The Performing Arts are a thriving part of life at Dunstan High School.
In music, the school has a strong choral tradition with a large active choir (Dunstanza) that enjoys an excellent reputation. The annual House Music Competition provides the opportunity for everyone to participate while specialist music tutors are employed for instruction in a number of different instruments.
Other disciplines that give students the chance to develop their skills and initiatives include Kapa Haka, debating, public speaking and dance.
In drama, students have the opportunity to take part in the biennial major musical production while drama students have the opportunity to take part as actors, lighting and set designers and production assistants in smaller productions.