Queensland Ballet Academy is excited to offer a five-day Winter School for budding young dancers over the June/July school holidays.
Winter School offers dancers aged 10 to 18 years the chance to further their training in a culture of collaboration and excellence. Across this five-day program, dancers from 10 - 18 years of age will have the opportunity to learn from Queensland Ballet Academy's world-class faculty, as well as guest industry experts.
Classes include classical ballet technique, pointe work, repertoire, character dance/character repertoire, contemporary dance and male technique (subject to number of male participants). Students also participate in informative discussions with a variety of professionals from Queensland Ballet, the broader industry and / or affiliated health fields.
Date: 27 June - 1 July 2022
Times*: Classes will be scheduled between 8.30am - 4.30pm AEST
Location: Queensland Ballet Academy, Gate 1, 101 L'Estrange Terrace, Kelvin Grove QLD
Age: 10 - 18 years (at the time of the event)
Groups: Participants will be placed into groups in accordance with their age at the commencement of the event. Queensland Ballet Academy faculty will observe students during day 1 of the program and may make adjustments to a participant's level so that they can get the most out of their time training with us.
*Detailed schedule to be provided by email closer to the event.
Girls: leotard of own choice, pink ballet tights and ballet flats or demi-pointe shoes. (Pointe shoes may be required for older students). Participants may also wear black footless tights or shorts for contemporary classes.
Boys: Fitted T-shirt and tights, or unitard, with socks and ballet flats. Participants may also wear footless tights or shorts for contemporary classes and if they already own them, character shoes for character classes.
Participants are not expected to purchase new items specifically for this event.
#Winter School Fees
$650 (inc. GST) - standard registration
$600 (inc. GST) - 2022 Academy students (discount code provided by email)
Financial Hardship Bursary
In response to the ongoing impacts of the pandemic and the recent flooding which has devastated many parts of Queensland and New South Wales, the Academy has created a new Bursary for those experiencing financial hardship. Bursaries offer successful applicants a 50% fee waiver. Applications are now open for Winter School participants, and will close on Friday 10 June 2022. See application form.
#Event Terms and Conditions
Please ensure you have read the event's Terms and Conditions before registering.
Comprehensive information about our COVID Safe conditions of sale and participation can be found in the below Terms and Conditions link.
Queensland Ballet Academy is committed to the health and safety of its dancers, staff and visitors. We will be following all advice and regulations issued by the Queensland Government regarding COVID-19, including social distancing and contact tracing where necessary. We will endeavour to keep you up-to-date at all times regarding any changes to this event.