2019 Regional School & Community Workshops


2019 Regional School & Community Workshops

#Regional School & Community Workshops

Queensland Ballet’s EdSquad will be on the road across regional Queensland from May to July 2019 delivering workshops in school and community settings. Young dancers aged 2 – 17 years, school and studio teachers and seniors and are invited to join us for a range of inclusive workshops to explore the wonderful world of ballet.


#Free Community Classes

Tiny Dancers

Tiny Dancers

Designed to stimulate the imagination, musicality and natural movement in children aged 2 – 5 years. All participants will have a joyous experience with an important carer in their life.

Community ballet classes

Community ballet classes

For dancers 6 – 12 years of age, these community classes give participants a taste of all the fun Queensland Ballet has to offer. This is an inclusive experience focusing on exploring ballet technique.

Ballet for Seniors

Ballet for Seniors

This gentle class is especially tailored for Seniors, with a focus on improving poise, core strength, memory and mobility.


#Professional Development & Advanced Classes

Masterclasses

Masterclasses

Designed for ballet students aged 13-17 years, these classes are led by QB Company Artists and Artistic Staff to provide insight into the professional industry. In an up-close-and-personal setting, participants will learn and practice the knowledge and skills required to excel in this beautiful art form.

Teacher Professional Development

Teacher Professional Development

Professional Development workshops will be offered to regional teachers in 2019. Aimed at early years and primary school generalist teachers, this workshop offers tools to further inspire and engage your students in dance, with outcomes linked to the Australian Curriculum.

Wellbeing Workshop

Wellbeing Workshop

An opportunity for dance studio teachers, dancers aged 10+ and their parents/carers to hear and learn from Queensland Ballet’s performance medicine team about wellbeing for dancers. Topics covered include safe dance practices, injury prevention and management, nutrition and healthy lifestyles with top tips and practical exercises shared to promote a happy, healthy and well-balanced dancer.


Free in-school workshops

Free in-school workshops

Safe, educative and inclusive dance experiences for students in kindergartens and schools. These free workshops link to the Early Years Learning Framework, Australian Curriculum and Senior Dance Syllabus, complementing the teaching and learning currently taking place in Queensland classrooms.


#Calendar of Regional School & Community Workshops

#Gladstone

Gladstone Community Class

Ages

6 — 11

Regional

Gladstone Community Class

Adagio Dance Company

Gladstone Community Class

Ages

12 — 17

Regional

Gladstone Community Class

Adagio Dance Company

#Rockhampton

Rockhampton Teacher Professional Development

Ages

All

Rockhampton Petit Pointers

Ages

2 — 5

Regional

Rockhampton Petit Pointers

Rockhampton Grammar School

Rockhampton Ballet for Seniors

Ages

All

Regional

Rockhampton Ballet for Seniors

Rockhampton Grammar School

Rockhampton Community Class

Ages

6 — 11

Regional

Rockhampton Community Class

Rockhampton Grammar School

Rockhampton Community Class

Ages

12 — 17

Regional

Rockhampton Community Class

Rockhampton Grammar School

#Emerald

Emerald Petit Pointers

Ages

2 — 5

Regional

Emerald Petit Pointers

Emerald Academy of Dance

Emerald Ballet for Seniors

Ages

All

Regional

Emerald Ballet for Seniors

Emerald Academy of Dance

Emerald Community Class

Ages

6 — 11

Regional

Emerald Community Class

Emerald Academy of Dance

Emerald Community Class

Ages

12 — 17

Regional

Emerald Community Class

Emerald Academy of Dance

#Longreach

Longreach Teacher Professional Development

Ages

All

Longreach Community Class

Ages

6 — 11

Regional

Longreach Community Class

Longreach School of Dance

Longreach Community Class

Ages

12 — 17

Regional

Longreach Community Class

Longreach School of Dance

#Cloncurry

Cloncurry Petit Pointers

Ages

2 — 5

Regional

Cloncurry Petit Pointers

Branches Performing Arts

Cloncurry Ballet for Seniors

Ages

All

Regional

Cloncurry Ballet for Seniors

Branches Performing Arts

Cloncurry Community Class

Ages

6 — 11

Regional

Cloncurry Community Class

Beginner

Branches Performing Arts

Cloncurry Community Class

Ages

12 — 17

Regional

Cloncurry Community Class

Intermediate / Advanced

Branches Performing Arts

#Mount Isa

Mount Isa Petit Pointers

Ages

2 — 5

Regional

Mount Isa Petit Pointers

Mount Isa School of Dance

Mount Isa Ballet for Seniors

Ages

All

Regional

Mount Isa Ballet for Seniors

Mount Isa School of Dance

Mount Isa Community Class

Ages

6 — 11

Regional

Mount Isa Community Class

Mount Isa School of Dance

Mount Isa Community Class

Ages

12 — 17

Regional

Mount Isa Community Class

Mount Isa School of Dance

#Mackay

Mackay Teacher Professional Development

Ages

All

Mackay Petit Pointers

Ages

2 — 5

Regional

Mackay Petit Pointers

Centre Stage Dance Company

Mackay Ballet for Seniors

Ages

All

Regional

Mackay Ballet for Seniors

Centre Stage Dance Company

Mackay Community Class

Ages

6 — 12

Regional

Mackay Community Class

Centre Stage Dance Company

Mackay Masterclass

Ages

13 — 17

Regional

Mackay Masterclass

Theatre Arts Mackay Dance Excellence

#Gold Coast

Gold Coast Petit Pointers

Ages

2 — 5

Regional

Gold Coast Petit Pointers

Hinterland Dance Academy

Gold Coast Petit Pointers

Ages

2 — 5

Regional

Gold Coast Petit Pointers

Hinterland Dance Academy

Gold Coast Masterclass

Ages

13 — 17

Gold Coast Ballet for Seniors

Ages

All

Regional

Gold Coast Ballet for Seniors

Hinterland Dance Academy

Gold Coast Teacher Professional Development

Ages

All

#Townsville

Townsville Petit Pointers

Ages

2 — 5

Townsville Ballet for Seniors

Ages

All

Townsville Community Class

Ages

6 — 11

Townsville Community Class

Ages

12 — 17

#Warwick

Warwick Community Class

Ages

6 — 11

Warwick Community Class

Ages

12 — 17

#Cairns

Cairns Teacher Professional Development

Ages

All

Cairns Masterclass

Ages

13 — 17

Regional

Cairns Masterclass

Cairns, Venue TBC

Cairns Petit Pointers

Ages

2 — 5

Regional

Cairns Petit Pointers

Turning Pointe Studios

Cairns Ballet for Seniors

Ages

All

Regional

Cairns Ballet for Seniors

Turning Pointe Studios

Cairns Community Class

Ages

6 — 12

Regional

Cairns Community Class

Turning Pointe Studios

Elite Training Series Cairns

Ages

9 — 18

Academy

Elite Training Series Cairns

Turning Pointe Studios

#Stanthorpe

Stanthorpe Community Class

Ages

6 — 11

Regional

Stanthorpe Community Class

Stanthorpe, Venue TBC

Stanthorpe Community Class

Ages

12 — 17

Regional

Stanthorpe Community Class

Stanthorpe, Venue TBC

#Goondiwindi

Goondiwindi Petit Pointers

Ages

2 — 5

Regional

Goondiwindi Petit Pointers

Goondiwindi, Venue TBC

Goondiwindi Ballet for Seniors

Ages

All

Goondiwindi Community Class

Ages

6 — 11

Regional

Goondiwindi Community Class

Riverview Function Centre

Goondiwindi Community Class

Ages

12 — 17

Regional

Goondiwindi Community Class

Riverview Function Centre

#St George

St George Community Class

Ages

6 — 12

Regional

St George Community Class

Maranoa Performing Arts

#Roma

Roma Community Class

Ages

6 — 11

Roma Community Class

Ages

12 — 17

#Chinchilla

Chinchilla Community Class

Ages

6 — 11

Regional

Chinchilla Community Class

Chinchilla Cultural Centre

Chinchilla Community Class

Ages

12 — 17

Regional

Chinchilla Community Class

Chinchilla Cultural Centre

#Toowoomba

Toowoomba Teacher Professional Development

Ages

All

Toowoomba Masterclass

Ages

13 — 17

Toowoomba Petit Pointers

Ages

2 — 5

Toowoomba Ballet for Seniors

Ages

All

Toowoomba Community Class

Ages

6 — 12

#Terms & Conditions

Regional In-School Workshops - Terms & Conditions

Regional In-School Workshops - Terms & Conditions

Regional Tour Community Engagement activities - Terms & Conditions

Regional Tour Community Engagement activities - Terms & Conditions