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

#The Masters Series

Wednesday 22 May 2019, 12.30pm
The Playhouse, QPAC

A powerful and emotive double bill featuring masterpieces from ballet’s best: George Balanchine’s iconic Serenade and Solider’s Mass by Jiří Kylián. The Masters Series will move and enthral young audiences.

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Duration

70 minutes

including post-show Q&A

Year Level

Year 5 - 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.


#Romeo & Juliet

Thursday 29 August 2019, 12.30pm
One act only
Lyric Theatre, QPAC

Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s grand production brings the streets of Shakespeare’s Verona to life with daring choreography that matches the dramatic heights of this classic love story.

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Duration

70 minutes

including post-show Q&A

Year Level

Year 5 - 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.


#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.

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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.


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