BALLET THEATRE QUEENSLAND AUDITION INFORMATION
PLEASE NOTE REGISTRATION HAS NOW CLOSED
DATE: SUNDAY APRIL 24, 2022
VENUE: DANCE EXCELLENCE STUDIOS ‘SJ’ BLOCK, KELVIN GROVE STATE COLLEGE (Entrance adjacent to QB Academy, off L’Estrange Terrace)
APPLICATIONS (AND VIDEO SUBMISSIONS) CLOSE FRIDAY APRIL 15, 2022
Junior Auditions: RAD Grades 4, 5 and Intermediate Foundation (or another syllabus equivalent)
- Sign on from 8.30pm
- Class: 9.00am (pick up at 10.15am)
- Sign on from 10.00am
- Class: 10.30am (pick up at 11.45am)
Intermediate Auditions: RAD Inter – Advanced Foundation (or another syllabus equivalent)
- Sign on from 12.00 pm
- Class: 12.30am (pick up at 2.45pm)
- Pointe Shoes required – minimum 1 years’ experience (guideline only)
Senior Auditions: RAD Advanced 1 or above (or another syllabus equivalent)
- Sign on from 2.30pm
- Class: 3.00pm (pick up at 4.45pm)
- Pointe Shoes required – minimum 2 years’ experience
NB: Times will be confirmed with notification of application after closing date
All precautions in line with national health guidelines will be taken at the auditions
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF COMPANY MEMBERSHIP
Once accepted into the company, dancers rehearse Sundays in terms 2, 3 and 4 – REFER TO TIMETABLE HERE to confirm availability, before applying to audition. Rehearsals are usually held between 9am and 5pm beginning with company class, with company pianist, and often taken by a guest artist from within the dance profession.
Two weeks of intensive rehearsals are scheduled – the first week of the September school holidays and the week before the season in January. These rehearsals are compulsory.
The season of four to five performances will be held at the Concert Hall QPAC, January 19-22, 2023.
|Membership Fee:||$1,600.00 (incl. GST)|
This heavily subsidised fee includes family membership, allowing one vote at the AGM, cast T-shirt, souvenir program and poster, and a high-definition digital recording of both opening and closing cast performances (value ($90). All costuming (apart from levy), master/company classes, often with guest professional artists, all rehearsal days and individual coaching, plus a VIP discount with our official supporter Bloch, are also included in the fee. In addition to the Danaher and Jodie Bivona-White Scholarships for returning dancers, one means-tested bursary (the Whiteley Family Bursary) is also awarded annually to a dancer to cover fees.
Payment option by direct debit or Visa/Mastercard:
- Payment in full by 22nd May 2022 will attract a 5% discount = $1520.00 + $295 levy
- OR payment in four installments:
- $400 + $295 levy by 22nd May 2022
- $400 by 30th June 2022
- $400 by 31st July 2022
- $400 by 31st August 2022
Auditions by video link will be accepted in limited numbers for those who genuinely cannot attend on the day. Submission with registration must be made by Friday April 15. Guidelines for submission.
Audition applications for Ballet Theatre Queensland are now closed.