School & Community Matinee Series


Enjoy a program of performances for students, teachers and groups.

#Experience ballet, boldly — at a special ticket price.

Curated specifically for students and teachers, these abridged performances are approximately 70 minutes including a post-show Q&A, giving first-hand insights from our creatives.

At the special ticket price of $25, more school audiences than ever before can enjoy the beauty of the art form and experience the magic of live ballet performance.

To discover one student’s inspiring experience, play the video above, or hear Artistic Director Li Cunxin share the power of ballet in our 2018 animation.

#Booking & Enquiries

To book tickets contact QTIX on 136 246.

Please fill in your details for further information and a member of our Queensland Ballet team will be in touch.

#Upcoming Performances

#Bespoke

Wednesday 13 November 2019, 12.30pm
Powerhouse Theatre, Brisbane Powerhouse

A series of new contemporary works that reimagine ballet and embrace the interlacing of technology and dance, featuring choreographers Lucy Guerin and Amy Hollingsworth.

To book tickets contact QTIX on 136 246.


Duration

70 minutes

including post-show Q&A

Year Level

Year 7 - Year 12

Cost

Tickets $25 per student

Complimentary teacher ticket offered with every 10 student tickets. Additional teacher tickets will be charged at student price.

Post Show Q&A

Directly following each performance, a Q&A panel will offer first-hand insights from our creatives and provide students the opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of the artform.


#Dracula

Wednesday 20 May 2020, 12.30pm
Playhouse Theatre, QPAC

Suitable for secondary students, this dark and sensuous story of Dracula will take you on a spellbinding journey as he tries to reunite with his one true love, Mina.

To book tickets contact QTIX on 136 246.


Duration

70mins

including post-show Q&A

Year Level

Year 7 - Year 12

Cost

Tickets $25 per student

Complimentary teacher ticket offered with every 10 student tickets. Additional teacher tickets will be charged at student price.

Post Show Q&A

Directly following each performance, a Q&A panel will offer first-hand insights from our creatives and provide students the opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of the artform.


#The Sleeping Beauty

Wednesday 7 October 2020, 12:30pm
Lyric Theatre, QPAC

Suitable for students of all ages, this production follows the well-known tale of the beautiful Princess Aurora. Students will be swept away by the culmination of a stunning musical score, spectacular choreography and Renaissance-inspired costumes. 

To book tickets contact QTIX on 136 246.


Duration

70mins

including post-show Q&A

Year Level

All year levels

Cost

Tickets $25 per student

Complimentary teacher ticket offered with every 10 student tickets. Additional teacher tickets will be charged at student price.

Post Show Q&A

Directly following each performance, a Q&A panel will offer first-hand insights from our creatives and provide students the opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of the artform.


Bus Subsidies

Bus Subsidies

Making sure all students can enjoy Queensland Ballet is very important to us. In a special effort to make these matinee performances accessible for all Queensland classrooms, one-off bus subsidies are also available to help reduce the expense for students to attend the theatre.

For more information on how to apply read our application pack.


#Educational Experiences

Early Years – Year 12

In-School Dance Workshops

Years 10 – 11

High School Work Experience Residencies

Teachers

Ambassador Program for Practicing Educators