BALLET THEATRE QUEENSLAND AUDITION INFORMATION
DATE: SUNDAY MAY 16, 2021
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 MAY 7, 2021
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 2.15pm)
- 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 TIMETABLE HERE to confirm availability, before applying to audition. Rehearsals are usually held between 9am and 5pm beginning with company class, 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 six to seven performances is held at the Playhouse QPAC, January 19-22, 2022.
||$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. Apart from 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 5th June 2021 will attract a 5% discount = $1520.00 + $250 levy
- OR payment in four installments:
- $400 + $250 levy by 5th June 2021
- $400 by 31st July 2021
- $400 by 31st Aug 2021
- $400 by 30th Sept 2021
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 May 7. Guidelines for submission.