Queensland Ballet Friends —
Share your enjoyment of ballet and discover more about your Company throughout the year by joining the Queensland Ballet Friends today!
Meet the Dancers / Sat 4 February
Join us for a personal introduction to our new Company and Academy dancers for 2017. It is a rare chance to hear these dancers speak about the world of ballet and their lives within it, before you see them take to the stage as part of our Company in the 2017 Season. Hosted by Artistic Director Li Cunxin, this afternoon of deep discussions and intriguing insights will be a great way to start your year with Friends.
J'Adore Mes Amis! / Fri 21 July
Before La Fille mal gardée opens, join us as we celebrate the best of French culture with an evening curated by Alliance Français de Brisbane. Together we will learn beginner ballet terms over cheese and wine.
Friends @ the Melbourne Cup / Tue 7 November
Pull out your fascinators or shine your shoes as we watch the race that stops the nation.
Festive Fling / Fri 1 December
Raise a glass of festive cheer and celebrate a fabulous year of friendship with dancers, staff and fellow friends.
Friends @ the Flicks
Join your QB Friends throughout 2017 for pirouettes and popcorn at Palace Barracks Cinemas. The first screening is of George Balanchine's Jewels, performed by The Royal Ballet on Saturday 20 May, 1pm. Captured live from Convent Garden, this performance marks 50 years of this sparkling ballet, which continues to shine with all the brilliance of the gemstones that inspired it.
Tickets are $30 (exclusive price for Friends), inlcuding a glass of sparkling on arrival and a Candy Bar treat.
DRESS REHEARSALS 2017
Friends have exclusive access to purchase tickets to dress rehearsals during the year. Share in the final rehearsal moments as the dancers, Artistic and Technical teams work through the final rehearsal, placing the final touches before opening night.
Raw Thu 16 March, 7.00pm
Swan Lake Thu 4 May, 7.00pm
La Fille mal gardée Thu 3 August, 7.00pm
Peter Pan Tue 24 October, 7.00pm
The Nutcracker Thu 7 December, 7.00pm
You will receive our newsletter Interval twice a year, filled with insights into our productions, stories from the dancers and other behind-the-scenes knowledge for all ballet lovers.
Wear your badge with pride at our ballets and events throughout the year.
DANCE CLASSES DISCOUNT
Dance is great way to get fit, stay flexible and have a whole lot of fun. Our program of public classes specialise in Ballet, Energy Boosters, Contemporary and Mind & Body. We even have a Seniors in Studio program on Sundays to increase fitness, stamina and find a new ‘happy place’ with friends.
QB Friends can enjoy the following discounts:
Casual class $12
10 Class package $108
30 Day Membership $112
Our Friends help represent Queensland Ballet at many of our public events throughout the year. If you enjoy meeting new people and sharing our wonderful world of ballet with the community, we’d love you to join our team.
Each member will receive a pack with all information regarding your membership for the year. On average each member will receive their membership pack within four weeks of registration. If you do not receive your pack in this time, do not hesitate to contact us, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Jake Shavikin, Development Executive on 07 3013 6662